MORGAN — Six people fighting for a referendum vote on the Wasatch Peaks Ranch ski resort now face a $5 million suit filed against them by the developer.
SYRACUSE — Someone recently dumped 260 white bass on a Syracuse roadside, a waste of wildlife that is concerning to local fish and game wardens.
SALT LAKE CITY — Legislative fiscal analysts are projecting steep state revenue shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but they say Utah is positioned well to meet the decline by tapping reserve funds, juggling cash flows and canceling planned spending increases.
OGDEN — Come fall semester, Weber State students will have access to parking that is covered by a new structure — but the university plans to use that structure for more than just shielding cars from the elements.
As the weather starts to heat up, lawns get thirstier. But they might not need as much water as you’d think, especially during the spring.
OGDEN — A new report from the Wasatch Front Regional Council says the COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on transportation and emissions in Utah.
FARMINGTON — Open burning is banned in Davis County for the rest of 2020 to help limit firefighters’ workload during the pandemic, which has stretched the capacities of first responders.
PROMONTORY SUMMIT — After “bouncing” all over the country in the service of our national parks, the new superintendent of the Golden Spike National Historical Park is returning home.
FARMINGTON — About three dozen firefighters moved against a wildfire in Shepard Canyon east of Farmington on Monday.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Legislature has completed work on a locomotive fuel tax bill to generate money for rail crossing overpasses and Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to sign it.
NORTH OGDEN — At the same time trail use is surging due the COVID-19 pandemic and the arrival of spring, small boulders are popping up at dangerous points on multi-use trails near North Ogden.
SALT LAKE CITY — A state tax on locomotive fuel to pay for construction of overpasses at clogged and dangerous rail crossings got new life Thursday afternoon at the Utah Legislature.
OGDEN — Since this year’s Earth Day — the event’s 50th anniversary — falls during the COVID-19 pandemic, there won’t be traditional in-person celebrations like planting trees.
LAYTON — The ever-popular Adams Canyon trail on Layton’s east bench is slated for some major improvements over the next two years.
LAYTON — For years, the most popular hiking trail in Davis County has had a largely unkempt dirt- and rock-filled lot for hikers to park in.
The Diesel Brothers of reality TV fame are appealing a federal court judgment that penalized them for $848,000 in Clean Air Act violations.
Wildfire dangers are growing inexorably along the Wasatch Front foothills and other rural-urban areas where residential developments continue to bloom.
OGDEN — Social distancing even requires some thought on Northern Utah’s popular outdoor trails, where many people have been rushing for a break from restrictive COVID-19 life.
Snow, particularly in our state, is truly the lifeblood of our quality of life — and our economy. It makes up a majority of the water supply we receive for the year. Without it, we wouldn’t have enough stored to get through the hot summer months.
Gov. Gary Herbert’s recommendation that Utahns avoid unnecessary travel, as well as stay-at-home orders issued by three Utah counties, have led to significant reductions in traffic volume along the Wasatch Front, which in turn has led to reductions in emissions.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert has vetoed a tax on railroad fuel, disappointing those who hoped the revenue would be used to build overpasses at crossings chronically blocked by trains.
OGDEN — Self-haulers accustomed to bringing trash to the Weber County Transfer Station in Ogden will have to find a new place to take their waste.
OGDEN — Cabin fever stricken Northern Utahns are turning to the outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic, but some have been charged with trespassing for trekking into sensitive wildlife areas.
OGDEN — In the wake of the March 18 earthquake that shook Utah, the aging parking garage abutting the Weber Center in downtown Ogden has been closed.
OGDEN — When it comes to the items that are permissible to flush down a toilet, Giles Demke, president of The Water Environment Association of Utah, doesn’t mince words.
OGDEN — Han Johnson, a sophomore from Ogden who was living in campus housing at Weber State University, learned from an email sent Monday that she would need to find new housing — if possible — within the next two days.
Thursday morning along the Wasatch Front, there was no Mother Nature alarm clock — as there was the day before in the form of a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that brought millions of people out of bed.
As Utah grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, local school districts are sorting through myriad logistical hurdles and challenges as they seek to soften the impact from Gov. Gary Herbert’s two-week soft closure of schools last week.
MORGAN — A citizens’ drive to stop development of the 11,500-acre Wasatch Peaks Ranch private ski community in Morgan County has been rejected in court.
Update: DWR has canceled the public viewing events at the Eccles center and Salt Creek in response to Gov. Herbert's recommendation to limit public gatherings. Herbert announced the recommendation Thursday in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
A contract giving Box Elder County authority to use the Allos Environmental landfill abutting the Great Salt Lake is drawing fire from the environmental group that has long lobbied against the facility.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Diesel Brothers reality TV stars must pay $848,000 for modifying, marketing and selling pickup trucks with emission control defeat devices installed, a judge has ruled.
Avid anglers will soon have better luck fishing close to home.
Inexhaustible sources of methane such as hog and cow manure and food waste from restaurants are powering a growing renewable natural gas industry, and Utah consumers now have an opportunity to boost that effort.
FARMINGTON — Utah Division of Wildlife Resources staff spent the past two weeks mowing down an invasive reed that dominates the wetlands surrounding the Great Salt Lake.
MORGAN — Wasatch Peaks Ranch is under construction in Morgan County, but the 11,500-acre private ski, golf and high-end housing resort is bemoaned by some residents who say it will scar the area’s pastoral character.
LAYTON — The public will have a chance to weigh in on Weber Basin Water Conservancy District’s plan to issue water revenue bonds Thursday morning.
LOGAN — Those working in the outdoor industry — and those looking to transition into the field — will have a new way to continue their training come June 2020.
OGDEN — Those living in the unincorporated corners of Weber County will be getting a big break on trash service, county leaders say.
CACHE COUNTY — Those looking for winter outdoor activities have one last chance to take a wagon ride through hundreds of elk this weekend.
FARMINGTON — Bald eagles congregate in Utah during February, and this Saturday, residents of Northern Utah have the chance to see them close to home.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Diesel Brothers have lost a bid for a court-mediated settlement conference they hoped could soften the blow of impending Clean Air Act monetary penalties.
If you enjoy outdoor expeditions during winter but don’t like hunting animals, you have an alternative — hunting the antlers shed by big game.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden once again is debating the future of its recycling program, a standing issue in communities across Weber County and beyond due to dipping prices for recyclables and rising costs for cities.
ANTELOPE ISLAND — The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources released 25 Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep on Antelope Island Wednesday afternoon, hoping to establish a new herd.
OGDEN — A recognizable nonprofit organization operating in Weber County for a quarter of a century is changing its name.
OGDEN — Weber County officials will seek a new waste-hauling contract with Republic Services, forgoing a competing proposal from Promontory Point Resources, which operates a new landfill abutting the Great Salt Lake that's been the focus of debate and controversy.
Bruce Anderson’s family business has relied on the Great Salt Lake for more than 50 years.
SALT LAKE CITY — First the Diesel Brothers. Now 4 Wheel Parts.
SALT LAKE CITY — A lawyer defending the Diesel Brothers in a Clean Air Act enforcement action says attorneys’ fees desired by an environmental group make a farce of the central dispute over illegally modified pickup trucks.
OGDEN — A strip of road alongside Pineview Dam that is especially prone to potentially deadly rock falls will be moved to better protect drivers.