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Jet-car speed racer Jessi Combs dies trying to break record

By Gillian Flaccus | The Associated Press August 28

At Rockland Ranch, polygamists gather to be among people like themselves

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle August 8

Xina, Utah’s oldest ever black bear, has died at 31

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle July 30

Black Diamond will lay off Utah employees as manufacturing moves overseas

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle July 24

The 1,000th California condor chick in a decadeslong restoration program has hatched at Zion National Park

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means July 9

The wild journey of Yellowstone’s migratory elk is chronicled in exhibit opening June 29 at Natural History Museum of Utah

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means June 26

An L.A. filmmaker shot a low-budget drama at Zion and other national parks without people noticing

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means May 31

This Utah mountaineering couple just summited Mount Everest. They blame weather, not crowds, for 11 recent deaths, including a fellow Utahn.

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means May 28

How Mount Everest’s popularity turned fatal

By Ankit Adhikari and Joanna Slater | The Washington Post May 27

‘Nothing left to steal’: Utah’s Danger Cave looted by thieves, who stole artifacts dating back 11,000 years

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 13

U.S. agency considers more visitors to The Wave along Utah-Arizona border

By Morgan Smith | The Associated Press May 8

After President Trump reduced the monument by 85%, what remains of Bears Ears?

By Joe Fox, Lauren Tierney, Seth Blanchard, Gabriel Florit | The Washington Post May 6

When visiting Yellowstone, pack bear spray

By Vincent Del Giudice | Bloomberg April 23

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Sara Weber By Sara Weber April 5

Rain brings second California super bloom in two years

By Julie Watson | The Associated Press March 8

Skier strikes tree and dies at Deer Valley Resort

By The Salt Lake Tribune March 8

A wet winter has made ‘very impressive’ waterfalls at this Utah state park for first time in years

Nate Carlisle By Nate Carlisle March 8

Utah’s Snowbasin teams with Sun Valley to sell passes for 2019-20 season; Ikon’s multi-pass goes on sale in March

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means February 26

Killing of cougar in Utah mountain town prompts debate

By Standard-Examiner February 13

Utah’s skiers and snowboarders took advantage of the snow dumped by a series of big storms

Francisco Kjolseth By Francisco Kjolseth February 7

Extending the tourist season at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim would boost the local economy, study finds

By The Associated Press February 7

National parks rush to repair damage after shutdown

By Brady McCombs and Felicia Fonseca | The Associated Press February 1

Nevada panel backs new tribal name for Jeff Davis Peak

By Scott Sonner | The Associated Press January 9

Outgoing U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defends legacy as he leaves

By Matthew Brown | The Associated Press January 4