Outdoors + Recreation

FILE - A skier turns through the trees at Powder Mountain. (Jeffrey D. Allred/Deseret News)...
Mariah Maynes

Strong winds cause ski lift holds, Powder Mountain cancels day skiing March 2

Powder Mountain announced that day skiing will be closed tomorrow following strong winds. The announcement came as resorts across the state experienced impacted lift operations due to the gusts. 
3 days ago
Tulips are bulbs that you plant in the fall so they can be ready in the spring. They typically come...
Michelle Lee

It’s time for tulips to bloom

Tulips are getting ready to bloom. If you planted these in the fall, your garden will soon be filled with bright and colorful bulbs.
4 days ago
FILE: Jerry Monson helps his grandson Logan Webb with his orange while in camp above the Strawberry...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Bill would reduce amount of orange Utah hunters must wear

A bill would reduce the amount of orange required by hunters.
6 days ago
There’s not a lot of options for dwarf fruit trees out there, but there’s enough in apples and ...
Michelle Lee

Growing dwarf fruit trees

One of the topics the KSL Greenhouse show has been covering a lot these past few weeks is gardening in small spaces. Last week, Hosts Taun and Maria decided to continue this discussion, with the focus on dwarf fruit trees.
11 days ago
Skiers compete in the 2022 Biathlon Youth and Junior World Championships at Soldier Hollow Nordic C...
Mariah Maynes

Soldier Hollow Nordic Center adopts renewable energy

Soldier Hollow Nordic Center's Clear Peaks Program is expected to provide 100% of the Nordic Center's energy needs.
12 days ago
Exercise particularly reduced risk of death for women, according to the data....
Madeline Holcombe, CNN

Women might lower their risk for cardiovascular disease by twice the amount as men with exercise

The benefits of exercise are great for everyone – but may be even better for women, according to a new study.
14 days ago
Catherine Rigby dies in avalanche...
Associated Press

Catherine ‘Kasha’ Rigby, a renowned telemark skier, dies in avalanche in Kosovo

Renowned skier and Utah resident, Catherine 'Kasha' Rigby died in an avalanche in Kosovo. She was 54 years old.
15 days ago
The first thing Sheriden wants you to consider is to only plant what you know you will eat. (Canva)...
Michelle Lee

Tips for gardening efficiently in small spaces

If you live on a small property, it can be challenging to build a nice, substantial garden for yourself. Fortunately, Horticulturist Sheriden Hansen has some tips.
18 days ago
three skiers on lift shown, snow in utah expected today...
Peter Johnston

Skiers rejoice! A foot of snow is coming to the northern Wasatch Mountains

Brighton, Park City and Solitude will see more than a foot of snow drop today, according to Ski Utah.
18 days ago
Difficult terrain signs read "John Paul," "Wildflower Downhill," and "Grizzly Downhill," directing ...
Mariah Maynes

Man dies as a result of injures from skiing off cliff outside Snowbasin

The skier was in the Mt. Ogden Bowl which features access to extreme cliffs, according to local officials.
21 days ago
Snow covers the mountains during an early season snowstorm in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Thursday,...
Mariah Maynes

One injured in skier-triggered avalanche in Little Cottonwood Canyon

A skier-triggered avalanche injured one skier in Little Cottonwood Canyon on Sunday. 
22 days ago
Adam Small

Avalanche conditions remain considerably dangerous in some areas

According to the Utah Avalanche Center, the danger for people to trigger avalanches is 'considerable' in the mountains from Salt Lake to Provo, and in the Uintahs.
22 days ago
cold frames shown, they help to extend your growing season...
Michelle Lee

Extend your growing season with cold frames

The changing seasons may make it difficult to grow vegetables year-round, but there are ways you can extend your growing season. JayDee Gunnell joined the KSL Greenhouse show to discuss how cold frames can help you garden for just a bit longer.
25 days ago
FILE - The moon covers the sun during a total solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Cerulean, Ky....
MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer

Countdown begins for April’s total solar eclipse. What to know about watch parties and safe viewing

An estimated 44 million people live inside the 115-mile-wide (185-kilmeter-wide) path of totality stretching from Mazatlán.
25 days ago
shed antlers 2024...
Tim Hughes

Antler shed season is open in Utah for 2024

We're one week into the annual shed antler and gathering season in Utah, and it's estimated 20,000 people will participate through mid-April.
27 days ago
A cutthroat trout...
Mariah Maynes

Utah Cutthroat Slam funds three conservation projects

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has announced three conservation projects for Utah's native cutthroat trout population. They were all funded by the Utah Cutthroat Slam.
27 days ago
Dwan Jacobsen Young, 92, poses with her Guinness World Records plaque on February 5, 2024....
Mariah Maynes

92-year-old Dwan Jacobsen Young named the world’s oldest female waterskier

Dwan Jacobsen-Young was named the world's oldest female waterskier by Guinness World Records. She got her start on the snow!
29 days ago
2024 World Cup, Women's Dual Mogul Podium. 1st place Jakara Anthony(AUS), 2nd place Jaelin Kauf (US...
Joe Davis

US Women land two more on the podium at World Cup in Deer Valley

The 2024 Intermountain Health Freestyle International finished with a bang.
29 days ago
Deer Valley plays host to the 2024 Intermountain Health Freestyle International. The Dual Mogul run...
Joe Davis

US Women win big with one-two finish in Mogul World Cup at Deer Valley

The US Women were dominant on the podium at the Intermountain Health Freestyle World Cup moguls at Deer Valley Resort in Park City, Utah. 
1 month ago
When you’re making your selections, you will want to avoid the trailing blackberries because they...
Michelle Lee

Selecting the best blackberry varieties to grow in northern Utah

Berries are one the most popular types of fruits that people like to grow in Utah. Last week on the KSL Greenhouse show, Taun and Maria gave some suggestions for the best blackberry varieties to grow in the northern Utah area.
1 month ago
Snow geese take flight from Delta Reservoir....
Mariah Maynes

Delta Chamber of Commerce to host Snow Goose Festival

Those attending the Snow Goose Festival this year can expect to see as many as 20 thousand of the animals.
1 month ago
lake ice...
Curt Gresseth

What to know before you go out onto lake ice

What to know before you go venturing out on lake ice.
1 month ago
Mountain lion sightings prompt safety reminders in Cottonwood Heights...
Adam Small

Warmer weather could be contributing to mountain lion sightings

According to state wildlife officials, the warmer weather could be playing a part in why some people in Eastern Salt Lake County are reporting mountain lion sightings. 
1 month ago
A snowboarder spent 15 hours trapped overnight Thursday, Jan. 26, 2024, inside a ski lift gondola a...
Associated Press

A snowboarder spent 15 hours trapped in a ski gondola. She rubbed her hands and feet to keep warm

A snowboarder spent 15 hours trapped overnight inside a ski lift gondola amid freezing temperatures at a Lake Tahoe resort, according to officials and media reports.
1 month ago