The Bear: Life and Death of a Western River
Deer hunting begins Saturday, and the U.S. Forest Service wants you to keep in safety in mind as you head out to bag your buck.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said.
The Bear: Life and Death of a Western River
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mitt Romney took up the question of water shortage this week in Utah, one of the driest states in the country, during a debate as he runs for a U.S. Senate seat in his adopted home state against Democrat Jenny Wilson. But federal water managers say he oversimplified a c…
HOOPER — A years-long battle against an invasive grass has improved hundreds of acres of wetland habitat near the Great Salt Lake, even as lake levels decline.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide little hope the world will ris…
It’s been a rough wildfire season for Utah.
A new study from several wildlife-related groups has found that recreation on Bureau of Land Management land contributes billions of dollars to western states' economies.
With outdoor watering season almost over, northern Utah water managers are already looking ahead.
ROY — Trash customers in Roy face a bump in fees if they want Waste Management, the city's trash hauler, to keep picking up their recyclables, reflecting the tighter market for aluminum, cardboard and other such items.
Utah is a public lands state. Nearly two-thirds is federal land managed by the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management or the National Park Service. There are also more than 40 state parks managed by the Utah Department of Natural Resources.
A Utah woman has sued two major defense contractors over the cancer death of her husband, who worked for 15 years blasting paint, rust and corrosion off military aircraft.
SALT LAKE CITY — Northern Utah will be rife with dangerous fire conditions until Saturday night.
SMITHFIELD — Just after dawn at a small pond in Smithfield, a few kids rig up their fishing poles. For most of them, this will be their first cast ever on a fly rod.
Just in time for another warm, late-summer weekend, health officials are lifting warnings about a harmful algae bloom in Pineview Reservoir.
A harmful algae bloom continues to cause problems at Pineview Reservoir, but health and utility officials say those downstream don't need to worry about their water supply.
After a dismal winter and a dry summer, the secondary water supply in the Weber Basin will be shut off early.
Stan Gudmundsen was researching the old Becker's Brewing plant, where his great-great-great-grandfather once worked, when he learned the tree he'd played under as a child had become famous.
Health officials have confirmed the presence of a harmful algae bloom in Pineview Reservoir.
A panel of elected officials met in Ogden Tuesday to laud a federal proposal to reorganize the U.S. Department of the Interior.
The Onaqui Herd Management Area lures visitors to a scenic part of Utah’s West Desert, its alternating mountains and valleys typical of the Basin and Range.
If you’re like me, August offered another fantastic opportunity to miss the Perseid meteor shower. With the rash of forest fires, I knew the spectacular event was going to be hard to see through smoke-obscured skies. Coupled with a late sunset and my early farm chores, this astronomer chose …
Utahns are more likely to discuss climate change than residents of other conservative states and belief in human-caused climate change may be on the rise according to a recent analysis by a Utah State University geographer.
Rooftop solar seems to have lost some of its shine in Utah, but industry and clean air advocates say the alternative energy source still has a bright future.
Greg Sheehan, former director of the Utah Division of Wildlife, has stepped down from his post directing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
To understand how climate change might impact mountain lions and other key wildlife species in the American Southwest, David Stoner looked to the sky.
OGDEN — When students at Weber School District go back to school on Aug. 21, they’ll see something different: there will be fewer, if any, recycling bins in their school buildings.
Smoke from massive wildfires keeps building in Western skies, leaving northern Utah cities buried in bad air.
The Chairman of the Board meets The First Lady of Song.
Members of the ATV community seem to be naturally drawn to each other. We were on the second day of our ride with our friends, Rick and Debbie Worthen who had chosen an ATV adventure to celebrate their anniversary.
Most music festivals are all about the artists.
Things are looking up when it comes to Ogden area recycling.
To secure Great Salt Lake's future, some water users say it's time to let go of the past.
Cougar hunting quotas are causing an uproar in Utah.
Bats are one of the most prolific types of mammals in the world, but you might not know it since they spend most of their time quietly hunting insects in the dark.
NORTH OGDEN — The evening of July 2, residents of North Ogden noticed something strange about Coldwater Creek.
DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm.
Nordic Valley’s new operator is making the rounds on both sides of the mountain to share his massive expansion plans for the humble resort.
DENVER (AP) — Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.
SYRACUSE — Just as July’s early morning light began heating up the air hanging around Antelope Island, Dave “Heavy D” Sparks rolled down the island causeway in an eye-catching, monster-truck bus, complete with a mural incorporating the American Flag, bald eagle and the words “Freedom Bus.”
FARMINGTON — Benchland Water District is experiencing a drought double-whammy.
SILVERTON, Colo. (AP) — A truck hauling waste from a Colorado mine — the source of a 2015 spill that polluted rivers in three states — crashed into a creek on Monday, spilling at least some of its load into the water, authorities said.
When it comes to air quality on the Wasatch Front this weekend, you can either blame or thank the wind.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency is a former coal industry lobbyist who helped lead an industry fight against regulations that protect Americans' health and address climate change.
It’s almost Independence Day in Ogden, the time to enjoy spinners, poppers and sparklers. It’s also time for a reminder of how much pollution city residents create with their exuberance for fireworks.
It’s the busy time of year at the Tuleview Holsteins dairy, with the Hardys rising early to milk their 2,000 cows and staying up late to tend to irrigation lines.
One hundred years ago, some industrious power pioneers connected the Bear River with Bear Lake. They essentially turned the lake into a battery for hydropower and a reservoir for farming. It helped build the booming Intermountain region, but joining lake and river also had major environmenta…
OGDEN — A little more than 100 years ago, the owners of a new white brick bungalow with a welcoming porch planted an English walnut tree in their backyard.