Outdoors + Recreation

Here are some of the many easy houseplants that beginning gardeners will be able to care for and he...
Michelle Lee

Easy houseplants for beginning gardeners or pros

There are many easy houseplants that are perfect for people who are just beginning to practice their green thumb.
5 hours ago
Havasu Falls spills into the water pools below in Supai, Arizona, in October of 2016. Photo credit:...
Forrest Brown, CNN

Grand Canyon’s Havasu Falls to reopen to visitors after 3-year closure

 (CNN) — Havasu Falls, one of the most intriguing features of the Grand Canyon system, will be reopening to visitors after a three-year closure caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. But it’s with a catch. The reopening is scheduled for February 1; however, access will be limited initially to a certain, small group. People whose previous […]
14 hours ago
A new service called Cottonwood Connect could address parking problems at the ski resorts in Big an...
Kate Davis and Simone Seikaly

Cottonwood Connect offers a new way to get up Cottonwood Canyons

The goal is to fill gaps left when UTA limited ski bus service. The shuttle will run Thursday through Sunday through mid-April.
1 day ago
Cassidy Wixom

Pilot hospitalized with “minor injuries” after crash in remote Rich County

Officials said a helicopter located the crash site in “a very remote spot” of Rich County and picked up the pilot who had sustained minor injuries.
2 days ago
The Utah State Fire Marshal is reminding those celebrating Chinese New Year to do so safely, especi...
Waverly Golden

Utah State Fire Marshal shares firework safety tips for Chinese New Year

The Utah State Fire Marshal is reminding those celebrating Chinese New Year to do so safely, especially when handling fireworks.
6 days ago
Two events hosted by Intermountain Healthcare trauma teams educated Utah skiers and sledders about ...
Waverly Golden

Intermountain Healthcare hosts mountain safety events to keep Utah skiers and sledders out of the ER

Two events hosted by Intermountain Healthcare trauma teams educated Utah skiers and sledders about the importance of wearing a helmet.
7 days ago
Green plants growing in rectangular soil bed...
Michelle Lee

Choosing what seeds to plant in your garden

SALT LAKE CITY – Sheriden Hansen, extension assistant professor and horticulturist at the Utah State University Botanical Center, joined Maria and Taun on the KSL Greenhouse Show to discuss how she decides what seeds to plant in her garden. “There’s usually a story associated with some of the plants that I select,” Sheriden said. She […]
7 days ago
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Simone Seikaly and Waverly Golden

One injured in avalanche near Aspen Grove in Provo Canyon

The Utah County Sheriff's Office said a 26-year-old was injured in the avalanche and required help from a medical helicopter.
7 days ago
It was one of the largest avalanches in memory at Bridal Veil Falls, and a little over a week later...
Andrew Adams

Deputies renew warning to steer clear of Bridal Veil Falls avalanche area

The avalanche on Jan. 10 left snow piled as much as 60 feet deep at the base of the falls, said Sgt. Spencer Cannon with Utah County Sheriff’s Office.
7 days ago
salt lake bees fans come back to smiths ballpark...
Curt Gresseth

Mayors in SLC, South Jordan, discuss Bees baseball moving to Daybreak

Mayor Erin Mendenhall has opened a design competition for the future of Smith’s Ballpark site.
10 days ago
With an adjusted schedule to the ski resorts, UTA says if you plan to ride a bus to the resort, you...
Mark Jones

If you plan to use UTA to get to the ski resorts, you better plan ahead

Utah Transit Authority says if you are using one of its buses to get to the ski resorts, you will need to plan accordingly, both in route and time.
11 days ago
powder alert...
Elizabeth Weiler

Ski Utah announces additional powder alert for the season

With a snowstorm ahead, Ski Utah has announced the second powder alert of the season with heavy snow totals in a majority of Utah.
11 days ago
a snowboarder is pictured in a snowy area in utah ski resort...
Heather Kelly and Aimee Cobabe

Three storms bringing more snow to Utah

A storm Tuesday morning is expected to bring another 12 inches of powder to the mountains -- which already received a foot Sunday night.
11 days ago
Dust blows through Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake on Saturday, June 18, 2022. (Trent Nelso...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Great Salt Lake tour showcases the shrinking lake and what is being uncovered

The more awareness about the current state of the Great Salt Lake, the more people might try to do whatever they can to save it with more conservation efforts.
12 days ago
Cedar Breaks National Monument's colorful carved amphitheater of stone sits high on the plateau abo...
Mark Jones

Guided snowshoe walks returning to Cedar Breaks National Monument

The return of guided snowshoe walks to Cedar Breaks National Monument was announced Friday by National Park Service. The walks begin Saturday, Jan. 21.
14 days ago
Entrance fees to all five of Utah's national parks will be waived on certain days this year....
Waverly Golden

U.S. National Park Service announce free entrance days for participating parks

National parks across the U.S. will waive the entrance fees for five days during 2023.
14 days ago
Plant catalogs offer various plant options, such as vegetables and flowers. However, you should do ...
Michelle Lee

What to know about plant catalogs

Now is a great time to start thinking about what to plant for this coming season. Last week at the KSL Greenhouse show, Taun and Maria went over how to read plant catalogs.
14 days ago
Outdoor retailers continue to innovate in the field of avalanche safety, and one company says they ...
Dale Spaulding

New tech aims to provide oxygen if trapped in an avalanche

New tech aims to help those trapped in an avalanche, but some experts are concerned people will rely too much on the vest.
14 days ago
a man boards a ski bus with his gear...
Hugo Rikard-Bell

Ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood gets over $200,00 in funding

Ski bus service has been strained this season because of a system-wide staffing shortage at the Utah Transit Authority, but more buses are coming.
16 days ago
outdoor retailer trade show pictured...
Dale Spaulding

Outdoor Retailer trade show returns to Salt Lake after years away

The owners of the Outdoor Retailer trade show decided to return to Salt Lake City, saying that their move to Denver did not get the result they expected.
17 days ago
Six rescuers, each on a snowmobile, are pictured...
Allie Litzinger

Officials urge snowmobile safety after recent accidents

Since the start of 2023, there have been several reports of snowmobile crashes in our mountains and even the death of rally car driver Ken Block.
18 days ago
a skier is pictured going up a mountain...
Samantha Herrera

Skier dies at private resort in Peterson

Wasatch Peaks Ranch, a private ski resort, is located in Peterson, Utah. A skier died there Sunday afternoon after hitting a snowbank.
18 days ago
Prairie Dogs...
Heather Kelly and Elizabeth Weiler

Utah prairie dogs’ comeback forces change to state management

Populations of the Utah prairie dog have increased 3-fold since they were listed as endangered in 1973.
23 days ago
skiers board a ski bus...
Allessandra Harris

Ski bus service experiencing delays due to staffing shortages

Ski bus services used to run every 15 minutes, but now some passengers are waiting hours to get up the canyons. Service is now every 30 minutes.
27 days ago

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