ST. GEORGE (AP) — Arches National Park may soon have a new neighbor, due to a new bill heading through the Utah legislature.
MORGAN — The Weber River between Henefer and Morgan is a growing magnet for kayakers, tubers and anglers, but as pressures increase, interested parties are wondering who will be calling the shots.
SALT LAKE CITY — An avalanche killed four skiers and injured four others Saturday in a popular recreation area, making it one of the deadliest avalanches in Utah history, authorities said.
A handful of Utah business leaders on Monday urged businesses and residents to take this year’s Utah Clear the Air Challenge and pledged to do their part in reducing emissions and improving air quality along the Wasatch Front.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Blake Moore has been named to serve on the House Armed Services Committee, key, he maintains, in defending Hill Air Force Base, a major Northern Utah installation.
Editor’s note: The following story was written and reported by the Utah Investigative Journalism Project in partnership with the Standard Examiner and the Daily Herald.
OGDEN — After a 10-month hiatus, Ogden’s recycling program has been reinstated.
What a year it’s been.
OGDEN — Recent Weber State University graduate Timber Erickson has made a lot of trips on Interstate 84 between Ogden and his hometown, Evanston, Wyoming.
Fremont Island, part of Weber County, is now open to visitors.
OGDEN — Ogden’s recycling program could be coming back, maybe in January.
COVID-19 masks could come in handy for another purpose this season: Protecting your lungs from Utah’s nasty winter air pollution inversions.
OGDEN — As the population continues to project upward along most of the Wasatch Front, and water increasingly becomes a resource in need of protection, Ogden City is working to reduce the amount of H2O used up by its residents.
A proposal to upgrade a canal in the Ogden Valley to reduce water loss has some in the area worried any fix could harm the wildlife that rely on the waterway.
After four and a half decades of federal protection, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services announced last month its plans to remove protections of the gray wolf and delist the animal from the Endangered Species Act.
NORTH OGDEN — A request to state water officials to realign a segment of Coldwater Creek abutting the Village at Prominence Point development has generated an outpouring of concern and opposition from many who live around it.
OGDEN — There’s still no word on Ogden’s ultimate position on the Utah Community Renewable Energy Act — but judging from a recent city council work session, the city’s legislative body, much like that of the administration, has some serious apprehension about the program.
HOOPER — Mayor Dale Fowers made his first-ever foray earlier this year to Fremont Island, part of the Weber County city though it sits in the Great Salt Lake.
OGDEN — City leaders in Ogden are firm in saying no final decisions have been made on participation in Utah’s Community Renewable Energy Act.
A half dozen Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists sat under the shade provided by an aluminum trailer on the side of the highway in Spanish Fork Canyon on Monday afternoon as they waited for hunters to exit the canyon.
With fires in the western United States actively burning millions of acres, there has been mass destruction of ecosystems, forests and native plant populations.
PARK VALLEY — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the suspicious death of a $7,000 range bull in western Box Elder County.
OGDEN — The home Weber State University officials hope becomes the first in a string of energy-efficient dwellings designed and built by students and staff has a buyer, preliminarily.
Big game winter habitat destroyed by a summer wildfire near Causey Reservoir is being reseeded this month before invasive weeds can take over.
OGDEN — Ogden’s multi-year effort to revive natural waters within the city’s borders will continue in 2021.
Utah ended its water year on a dry spiral, with 100% of the state reaching drought condition.
OGDEN — A central Ogden home built by a team of Weber State University professors and students that’s meant to represent the future of green building is on the market.
Douglas Bitton can tell you how many homes are vulnerable to wildfires along Layton’s appealing and ever-developing foothills areas.
OGDEN — Marie Hahn is tapping pent-up energy brought on by COVID-19 restrictions to help keep Ogden’s increasingly busy trails clean.
A Utah House hopeful is organizing a clean-up effort at Barker Park in North Ogden on Labor Day and seeks volunteers to help.
A new initiative launched by Envision Utah and funded by Rocky Mountain Power aims to help Utah residents, business and local government officials better understand the steps they can take to reduce emissions and improve air quality, including telecommuting when possible and purchasing cleaner gasoline.
OGDEN — Ogden officials are weighing their alternatives, even an end to the city’s arrangement with Recycled Earth, as they chart the future of recycling in the city.
Two months after the beginning of a pilot-testing of chemical algae treatments at Utah Lake, the company put in charge of the testing says the treatments have been successful.
That smoky air from California wildfires that you can see, smell and maybe even taste is expected to hang around for several more days.
You put a lot of time and effort into your yard. Flowerbeds, vegetable gardens, trees, shrubs and lawn all require effort to look good and provide the appearance and functionality you want for your property. Over time, you have selected and purchased plants that match your vision and you con…
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) announced Monday that it would temporarily restrict recreational firearm shooting at wildlife management areas throughout central and northern Utah after a wildfire ignited by target shooters burned wildlife habitat in Cache County.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — A Layton woman has failed in her second attempt to obtain additional compensation for her husband’s death due to cancer-causing chemicals at Hill Air Force Base.
Utah’s valleys and mountains dried out significantly in July, deepening drought conditions to cover 99% of the state, according to monthly climate data.
OGDEN — When the pollution caused by winter inversion spikes, it gets tough for Rosaline Hester’s 10-year-old son, Rajheem, who suffers from asthma.
HUNTSVILLE — Trying to combat what officials call a growing litter problem on state wildlife land, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is asking for the public’s help.
Recent budget cuts to the Utah Department of Environmental Quality have forced the department to select just 18 water bodies to monitor this recreation season for harmful algal blooms.
NORTH OGDEN — After a short-lived stint in the trash-hauling business — eight business days to be exact — North Ogden has returned to the firm that had handled garbage collection.
Part of the state Legislature’s budget cuts took a chunk of about $250,000 out of the Utah Department of Environmental Quality, money that in past years has been used for its harmful algal bloom monitoring program in water bodies across the state.
OGDEN — The city of Ogden and Recycled Earth are sorting through their apparent differences to try to revive the city’s recycling program, halted for several months.
OGDEN — Those soda cans, milk jugs, cardboard boxes and other items Ogden residents have been tossing in their blue recycling bins for pickup each week haven’t been making their way to processing facilities so the materials can be reused.
OGDEN — Officials from the two biggest cities in Northern Utah say Independence Day weekend was relatively tame in terms of dangerous firework activity, but with fire conditions expected to grow more severe, they’re fixing a keen eye on July 24.
LAYTON — Northern Utah’s water supply situation is looking solid after a good reservoir storage season and a rainy June.
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that environmental science jobs will grow by 8% between 2018 and 2028, which the bureau states is faster than the average for all occupations.
TREMONTON — A team of Utah scientists have taken a novel — but so far effective, they say — approach to tracking the coronavirus.
OGDEN — Citing an increase in dangerous conditions this year, Ogden City has imposed fire restrictions — more than a month earlier than the regulations went into effect in 2019.
Even trash looks different during a global pandemic. Where one would usually see bottles, cans and wrappers, there’s now an abundance of discarded latex gloves, masks and Lysol wipes.