- Forest Service could charge for Cottonwood canyon hikes Updated: May-24-16 12:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The National Forest Service is considering charging $6 per vehicle for the use of popular trails in Utah's Big and Little Cottonwood canyons.
- Middle Deschutes offers anglers hungry trout and solitude Updated: May-21-16 1:01 pm
CROOKED RIVER RANCH, Oregon - The salmonfly hatch on the Lower Deschutes is on, and anglers from throughout Oregon and even across the Northwest are flocking to Mecca Flat near Warm Springs for a chance at landing wild rainbow trout.
- Watchtower at Grand Canyon reopens as cultural heritage site Updated: May-19-16 5:58 am
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona - A watchtower on the eastern entrance to Grand Canyon National Park is reopening as a cultural heritage site.
- Officials, tribal leaders marking work done at Sloan Canyon Updated: May-19-16 5:57 am
LAS VEGAS - Native American leaders, local and federal officials and conservation area backers are marking the opening of a paved road and visitor contact station at a petroglyph-rich area designated for preservation south of Las Vegas.
- Tracking the travels of goats Updated: May-18-16 10:50 am
ALPINE, Wyoming - About 1,000 feet above the Snake River on the steep slopes of Ferry Peak, a nanny mountain goat soon to be known as F1 was nibbling on fresh greens with not a care in the world.
- Oregon county says no to Nestle water-bottling plant Updated: May-18-16 12:56 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Voters in an Oregon county imposed a ban on commercial water bottling on Tuesday, killing a plan in which Nestle would have built a water-bottling plant in the job-scarce town of Cascade Locks in the scenic Columbia River Gorge.
- Grand Canyon to have new leader following harassment report Updated: May-17-16 8:13 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has chosen retirement over a transfer after being told the park needed new leadership to address a longstanding pattern of sexual harassment and hostile work environments.
- Illinois man drowns in river at national preserve in Alabama Updated: May-17-16 10:38 am
FORT PAYNE, Alabama - Authorities say an Illinois man has drowned after jumping from a rock into an Alabama river near Little River Canyon in the northeast part of the state.
- Man killed in fall while rock climbing in Sheridan County Updated: May-17-16 12:05 am
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - Authorities say a man was killed when he fell while rock climbing in Sheridan County.
- California men unhurt after plane has emergency landing Updated: May-16-16 7:16 pm
BEAVER DAM, Arizona - A California pilot and his father have escaped injury after their small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a desert area in northwestern Arizona.
- Lone road to Grand Canyon's North rim reopens for season Updated: May-16-16 5:47 am
JACOB LAKE, Arizona - The lone road leading to the Grand Canyon's North Rim has reopened.
- National Park Service opening environmental education center Updated: May-15-16 3:19 pm
BROOKS, West Virginia - The National Park Service is opening an environmental education center in southern West Virginia.
- Rawnaq wins Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase Updated: May-14-16 8:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Rawnaq regained the lead in stretch and held on to win the $200,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase on Saturday at Percy Warner Park.
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln redesign ConAgra's campus Updated: May-14-16 10:45 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Senior architecture students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln were going to learn about urban planning by designing a mixed-use suburban development.
- Fight over plan to bottle water in Oregon town is on ballot Updated: May-12-16 2:33 am
CASCADE LOCKS, Oregon - This little town, set below steep, forested mountainsides at the bottom of the Columbia River Gorge, stubbornly persists, eight decades after a dam was built downstream, drowning the navigational locks that gave the place its name and main income.
- Southern West Virginia national parks help local economy Updated: May-12-16 1:12 am
GLEN JEAN, West Virginia - The National Park Service says southern West Virginia's three national parks contributed more than $64 million in benefits to the local economy in 2015.
- Dedication set for $7.7 million reconstructed diversion dam Updated: May-10-16 5:38 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A reconstructed diversion dam will mean boaters and paddlers can use the Green River between Flaming Gorge and Lake Powell reservoirs for the first time in a century.
- Quagga mussels found in Apache, Saguaro, Canyon lakes Updated: May-10-16 5:50 am
PHOENIX - Wildlife officials say quagga mussels are now present in three popular lakes in the Tonto National Forest.
- Search team finds body of missing ASU professor Updated: May-08-16 8:44 pm
OAK CREEK CANYON, Arizona - Authorities say a rescue team has found the body of an Arizona State University professor who had been reported missing from a northern Arizona campground.
- Authorities search for ASU professor missing from campground Updated: May-06-16 9:49 pm
OAK CREEK CANYON, Arizona - Authorities in northern Arizona are searching for an Arizona State University professor reported missing from a campground.
- Work to prevent rock slides at Glenwood Canyon set to begin Updated: May-06-16 12:38 pm
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - Work to permanently prevent rock slides in Glenwood Canyon is set to begin Tuesday.
- House rejects tax break for Grand Canyon University Updated: May-05-16 10:32 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona House has rejected a bill granting a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in west Phoenix.
- High winds delay prescribed burn near Grand Canyon Village Updated: May-04-16 3:15 pm
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Arizona - A prescribed burn that had been planned near the historic district of Grand Canyon Village has been postponed due to high winds.
- Rock climber dies after 75-foot fall in Logan Canyon Updated: Apr-30-16 2:49 pm
LOGAN, Utah - Authorities say a man assisting a youth group on a rock climb in Logan Canyon fell and did not survive.
- Authorities identify body found near reservoir Updated: Apr-29-16 2:13 pm
EMMETT, Idaho - Authorities have identified a body found earlier this week near Blacks Canyon Reservoir in southwest Idaho as that of a 31-year-old man who went missing earlier this month.