WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure can harm babies' brains.
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.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As wildfires ravage the U.S. West, Republican Senate candidate Mitt Romney has called for more logging and a high-tech early detection system in a plan that was met with some skepticism.
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.
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.
On a warm spring morning, dozens of biologists and volunteers piled onto boats at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge to head out on a wild goose chase.
A Woods Cross-based mechanic who rose to stardom with online antics and souped-up diesel truck giveaways has been slapped with an injunction to stop tampering with vehicles.
As PacifiCorp looks to the future of its century-old Weber River hydroelectric project, fish and recreation could also get a boost.
In downtown Ogden, near some new apartments and old residental lots razed long ago, a massive tree grows.
PROVO — What was treated as a major event in 2016 could be the new normal at Utah Lake — and officials are preparing to respond accordingly.
A unique catalog has moved into the Weber State University archives.
Weber County’s recycling mess seems to have escalated into a full-blown dumpster fire.
One hundred years ago, two lakes were unnaturally joined and a river altered. This spring, the ripple effects of those changes resurfaced.
The West Davis Corridor has long been a divisive issue in northern Utah. It could soon create a physical divide, too, establishing a border between the booming Wasatch Front development to the east and wildlife and wetland habitat to the west.
Ogden residents have improved their recycling habits, although plenty of non-recyclable trash is still going in the blue bins.
A recent move by the Trump administration to ease protections for migrating birds has ruffled feathers for environmental advocates.
MORGAN — In Saturday’s early morning light, a tour group of around 20 people gathered in Arnold Smith’s backyard in downtown Morgan.
Researchers at the Natural History Museum of Utah and Brigham Young University need the public’s help finding fireflies.
Rocky Mountain Power and partners are rolling out another rebate for electric vehicles.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden officials are on board with the proposed 49-cent hike in monthly trash-collection fees to salvage the city’s recycling program.
With a little tenacity and a lot of lobbying, a group of Utah teens got lawmakers to acknowledge climate change and the role of human fossil fuel consumption. Environmental advocates are calling it a first for a conservative-leaning state.
NORTH OGDEN — North Ogden officials are mulling a 49-cent hike in monthly garbage collection fees to maintain the city’s recycling program, the focus of heightened scrutiny as the value of recyclable items dips.
This fall, Molly Ward is hiring a local vegan bakery to cater her wedding. But she’s not vegan herself.
After Northern Utah’s dismal winter snowpack, this spring is a good time to think about converting turf to a low-water landscape.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday that Weber County and six other counties along the Wasatch Front and in the Uinta Basin are in non-compliance for ozone pollution.
North Ogden officials are in the early stages of deciding whether to toss the city’s curbside recycling program.
Editor’s note: The headline was updated on April 10 to correct an editor’s error regarding the EPA’s effects on Utah’s air quality. We are sorry for the mistake.
RIVERDALE — A new aerial video helps show the extent of the Spring Creek Road Landslide, which has prompted evacuations and continues to grow as spring runoff increases.
Lots of questions and misunderstandings are swirling about Utah’s federal public lands, especially with the recent downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.
It’s spring now, and the meager snowpack in Northern Utah’s mountains is starting to melt. That means it’s time to start thinking about water.