WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Falling rocks hit the top of a vehicle traveling on Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, killing a 14-year-old Utah girl and injuring her parents and two other children.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some…
OGDEN — The Ogden Bicycle Collective, which flourishes with a strong volunteer ethos, has a new director who hopes to put his bike industry experience to good use.
On April 14, 1994, Swan Lakes Golf Course opened out in Layton’s farm fields way west of Interstate 15.
A significant number of dead black crappie washed ashore at Pineview Reservoir on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. The fish have been dying due to a combination of overpopulation, an increase in heat and receding water levels.
WEBER COUNTY — Over the weekend, visitors to Pineview noticed a significant number of dead fish along the shoreline of the reservoir.
BOX ELDER COUNTY — Firefighters are working to put out at least 30 fires that were caused by lightning strikes in Box Elder County in the last 24 hours.
WEBER COUNTY — Four mosquito traps have tested positive for the West Nile Virus in Weber County.
ROY — In addition to getting a nicer facility to learn and teach in come fall 2020, students and teachers at Roy Junior High in Weber School District will be meeting in a safer, quieter, more energy-efficient building.
OGDEN — A utility-scale solar power generating plant is planned for wide-open western Weber County.
Robert Ray Lyman didn't mean to start a wildfire on the day he raked tree debris into piles and lit one of the piles on fire using a lighter and lighter fluid.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An ardent critic of the federal government who has argued for selling off almost all public lands has been named the Trump administration’s top steward over nearly a quarter-million federally controlled acres, raising new questions about the administration’s intentions for …
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government has decided to allow off-road vehicles access to some archaeologically sensitive land at a Utah national monument that houses sacred tribal sites under a plan announced Friday.
SOUTH OGDEN — Children who regularly fish in Burch Creek were out of luck on Pioneer Day when they found the creek full of belly-up fish and a couple of dead ducks. The group of children also noticed a smell like gasoline.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The largest wildfire at the nation’s primary nuclear research facility in recent history had been burning close to buildings containing nuclear fuel and other radioactive material but a change in wind direction Wednesday was pushing the flames into open range at the spraw…
WEBER COUNTY — New fire restrictions are in place for unincorporated Weber County and the Ogden Valley.
OGDEN — After hearing from 39 speakers on plans to develop a concrete batching plant in the Eden area — the vast majority of them opposed — Weber County commissioners on Tuesday turned back the proposal.
SALT LAKE CITY — This week's hot weather is creating prime fire conditions throughout much of the state.
OGDEN — Though a proposed gravel pit and concrete mix plant in the Eden area has sparked opposition from many, including the Ogden Valley Planning Commission, the debate isn’t over.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles of terrain in the West.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah and federal agencies plan to direct up to $20 million over the next four years toward protecting forests from wildfires.
The number of bear incidents across the Wasatch Front have doubled since last year, according to a news release from the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Vital to the efficient and proper operation of any secondary water system is the filter. Filters are designed to keep sand, dirt, algae, aquatic life and other particles from clogging sprinkler heads, lines or valves. When clogged, systems will operate at lower pressures resulting in less co…
The Division of Wildlife Resources biologists placed two aerators in the water on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Andy Adams Reservoir in Layton. The goal is to oxygenate the lower depths to improve fish habitat and kill the “rotten eggs” smell of the water downstream.
LAYTON — Even the fish will be happy about a cooperative project carried out Wednesday evening at Andy Adams Reservoir.
OGDEN — More than 41,000 containers of waste have thus far been removed from the Swift Building on the banks of the Weber River, the old warehouse that’s the focus of an intense clean-up effort by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
SALT LAKE CITY — The same fireworks that bring joy to the young and young-at-heart on Independence Day can lead to high levels of “particulate matter” (PM) in the air, worsening air quality and irritating people’s lungs.
OGDEN — Other than word-of-mouth stories in the community, local restaurant diners usually had no idea about the level of food safety at their favorite eateries.
SOUTH WEBER — The physical demands of wildlands firefighting are old hat now to Jaimme Noonchester.
Before November 2018, Anne Dunaway was working 60-hour weeks at a Salt Lake nonprofit — and that’s not counting the sometimes 3-hour roundtrip commute from South Ogden to Salt Lake. As a result, she wasn’t seeing her two kids as much as she wanted to.
SOUTH WEBER — The Trump administration has dropped plans for deep cuts in Forest Service Job Corps programs amid heavy opposition from Congress, unions and others.
FARMINGTON – Most “wild goose chases” are fruitless, but Utah’s Department of Wildlife Resources manages to catch about 3,500 wild geese each year.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Diesel Brothers and an environmental group are in settlement talks over penalties the truck makers will pay for selling vehicles with “defeat” devices to circumvent pollution controls.
Utah might be approaching summer, but the snowpack has actually grown on average statewide.
Utah’s heritage of pioneering is both noble and unique. Yet when it comes to our collective landscaping choices, many choose to landscape as if they live in New York, Japan or England. The plants chosen to decorate those types of landscapes are usually not well-suited to Utah summers and mak…
ANTELOPE ISLAND — A bison seriously injured a hiker Saturday afternoon on Antelope Island, a state parks officer said.
The last sliver of southeastern Utah shown in “moderate drought” status has all but disappeared, according to the most recent map released May 23 by the U.S. Drought Monitor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Wildfires that burn in watersheds can have impacts on the water people depend on for everyday use.
More than half of wildfires in 2018 were human-caused, and as officials look toward a potentially bad fire season in 2019, they’re encouraging Utahns to do their part in reducing human-caused fires.
The amount of water contained in Utah’s snowpack is 43% higher than normal for this time of year, according to the National Resources Conservation Service’s Utah Water Supply Outlook for April, its final report of the season.
Weber Basin Water Conservancy District is Northern Utah’s regional water supplier for treated municipal water, wholesale irrigation water, retail secondary irrigation water, untreated industrial water, and groundwater replacement water.
Rapid spring melt after a winter of heavy snow has been the most common cause of major floods in Utah history.
PINEVIEW RESERVOIR — The fish population in Pineview Reservoir rose by 28,000 last week as a new round of tiger muskie stock were introduced to the area.
The Bureau of Land Management led a public auto tour along a National Backcountry Byway that follows the original Promontory Branch north of the Great Salt Lake, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, on the Transcontinental Railroad route. The tour happened just days before the 150th anniversary of the …
From one side of the Peplin Cut — a canyon-like pass that railroad workers carved through a raised area west of the northern tip of the Great Salt Lake — you can see the valley below, made up of a former lake bed that reaches out to meet the lake’s current edge.
Biologists and wildlife technicians with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources surveyed bird populations in the wetlands surrounding the Great Salt Lake’s Ogden Bay on Monday.
OGDEN — Ogden’s urban anglers have 600 new fish waiting for them in Fort Buenaventura’s pond.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Air Force now says Hill Air Force Base’s risk for climate-related peril is not as dire as an earlier Department of Defense report may have made it seem.
OGDEN — Emergency crews and water managers are closely watching the swollen Ogden River, which was surging at just below flood stage Wednesday.
Photographs of Utah Lake from 30 years ago show a lake with sandy beaches and native plants like bull rushes and cattails. Those photos would be virtually unrecognizable to someone familiar with most of Utah Lake’s shoreline today.
OGDEN — Minor flooding made driving interesting in Ogden Canyon on Monday morning.