Recreation

Utah river access cases fight for public's right to stand on private riverbeds

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Two cases at the Utah Supreme Court could settle a nearly 2-decade-old argument about the...

Environment

Utah river access cases fight for public's right to stand on private riverbeds

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Two cases at the Utah Supreme Court could settle a nearly 2-decade-old argument about the public’s access to thousands of miles of Utah riverbed. 


Police & Fire

Utah's June wildfire statistics outpacing 2016 so far

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Just over 100,000 acres burned all of last year. Right now, almost 73,000 acres have burned — and the first month of fire season isn’t even over yet. 


Local

Farmington tears down rope swing tree after June 20 drowning in pond

Farmington rope swing tree RIP

Farmington Pond’s rope swing is no more, but Tuesday’s drowning wasn’t the first incident that prompted the tree’s removal.


Recreation

ATV Adventures: Changes coming to Arctic Cat

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Textron, Inc. has bought Arctic Cat. Stay tuned, ATV adventurist Lynn Blamires will be test-driving some of the new products.


Recreation

Trailfest 2017 to celebrate community, Weber Pathways trail triumphs

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The first-annual Bank of Utah Trailfest kicks off at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 24, with a variety of activities around the Centennial Trail — a 27-mile loop that connects the western part of the county.


Recreation

Utah wild flowers in bloom: Where to find them

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The different geographic regions of Utah have a variety of wildflowers. Find out where to enjoy them this summer.


Recreation

Nordic Valley summer concerts, water slide return Saturday

Nordic Valley water slide

In addition to downhill mountain biking, hiking and disc golf, the Nordic Valley resort will have two new bungee trampolines for its 2017 summer season.


Recreation

What to do if you encounter or get bitten by a snake in Utah

Rattlesnake safety

If you went hiking around this time last year and didn’t see any snakes, you shouldn’t assume the same will be true this year. 


Recreation

Only one thing makes the fishing trip worth it

Trout Bum

All kinds of things can turn a fishing trip from great to so-so: forgetting gear, bad weather, bad luck. Despite all that, there’s one thing that can turn the experience around.


Recreation

9 Northern Utah campgrounds you're going to want to visit this summer

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No one knows the best camping spots in Weber, Davis, Box Elder and Morgan counties better than the locals, so we asked Standard-Examiner readers to share their favorites with us on Facebook.


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