Utah

PAYSON, Utah | Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

PAYSON, Utah — A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said. The pilot, Duane Youd, died. His wife and a child who were in … Continue reading PAYSON, Utah | Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

UTAH | Get a free waterfowl guidebook

Lots of reasons to hunt ducks and geese in Utah UTAH– It’s hot outside, but a chance to scan through Utah’s latest waterfowl guidebook is a sure sign fall can’t be too far away.  You can get the free 2018–2019 Utah Waterfowl Guidebook at wildlife.utah.gov/guidebooks. Blair Stringham says Utah’s waterfowl management areas will open to … Continue reading UTAH | Get a free waterfowl guidebook

UTAH | Get a bull elk hunting permit

UTAH– If you want to hunt bull elk in Utah this fall, it’s easy to get a permit to hunt during the general season.  Just log onto wildlife.utah.gov, or visit a Division of Wildlife Resources office or your nearest Utah hunting license agent, and buy one. A total of 30,000 rifle and muzzleloader permits went … Continue reading UTAH | Get a bull elk hunting permit

SANDY, Utah | Dad recalls finding girl with fingers severed by escalator

SANDY, Utah — A 4-year-old Utah girl whose fingers were severed in the steps of a grocery store escalator last year is learning to color pictures again, but she could face more surgeries as her small hands grow, her father said Wednesday. For Ramon Moreno, it’s hard to forget the terrifying day he held his … Continue reading SANDY, Utah | Dad recalls finding girl with fingers severed by escalator

UTAH | Pneumonia detected in Zion bighorn

Visitors asked to report sick sheep to the park’s biologists Zion National Park, UTAH — If you see coughing bighorn sheep during your visit to Zion National Park, please let the park biologists know. While some minor coughing is natural, excessive coughing is a symptom of bacterial pneumonia, a disease that can cause significant concern … Continue reading UTAH | Pneumonia detected in Zion bighorn

UTAH | Launch boats faster at Flaming Gorge

DWR starts local boater program for those living near the reservoir VERNAL, UT — If you own a boat and reside in the towns of Manila or Dutch John, you may have just gained an express pass to launch your boat on Flaming Gorge Reservoir. If you live in Manila or Dutch John, or store … Continue reading UTAH | Launch boats faster at Flaming Gorge

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico | Drought remains, but rains put dent in Southwest fire danger

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The threat of wildfire in the American Southwest has been significantly dampened by the monsoon season, but national fire and climatology experts said Wednesday the region is still grappling with the long-term effects of drought. The experts focused on the situation across Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, which is currently home … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico | Drought remains, but rains put dent in Southwest fire danger

UTAH | Park Rangers Aid United States Marshals Service in Fugitive Capture

Salt Lake City, UT — DNR has about 120 law enforcement personnel. So often their good work goes unrecognized by the general public. They quietly work in remote and secluded areas of the state with professionalism, bravery and ingenuity; protecting the state’s abundant natural resources and helping the good people of Utah who are enjoying … Continue reading UTAH | Park Rangers Aid United States Marshals Service in Fugitive Capture