Recreation

Advisory: Mercury levels elevated in brown trout at Causey Reservoir

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Be careful fishing at Causey Reservoir in Weber County — it’s been added to...

Local

Advisory: Mercury levels elevated in brown trout at Causey Reservoir

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Be careful fishing at Causey Reservoir in Weber County — it’s been added to Utah’s Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory list.


Business

Snowbasin gets new general manager, Davy Ratchford

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Davy Ratchford will replace retiring General Manager John Loomis, who has been at the resort for six years, the company said in a press release Thursday, April 19.


Recreation

Riding ATVs — a woman’s perspective

Lynn Blamires

Being a guy who loves to ride an ATV in the backcountry, it never crossed my mind that anyone else in the ATV community would have a different perspective. Imagine my surprise when I got an email from my good friend, Sherry Sheppard, from Fillmore offering just that — a different perspective....


Local

Nordic Valley gets new manager, reduces 2018/2019 season pass price

Nordic Valley Ski Resort

“We’re excited to add Nordic Valley to our family of ski resorts and begin working with the resort staff,” said James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners, in a press release.


Recreation

New website provides crowd-sourced updates on Weber County trails

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The newly-launched Webertrails.org provides the status of popular trails, including segments of the Bonneville Shoreline and the networks at Snowbasin and Powder Mountain.


Local

Brigham City mom honoring late son among 60 Northern Utahns in Boston Marathon

Jodi Wilding finishes the 2017 Boston Marathon

Jodi Wilding is one of 60 Northern Utah runners participating in the Boston Marathon Monday. She runs for her late son who died in 2005 as a result of cystic fibrosis.


Recreation

Looking forward to a new ATV jamboree in Beaver

Lynn Blamires

With the record of success that ATV jamborees have had in Utah, a new event has been planned in Beaver County. The 2018 Beaver Trails Jamboree will be held May 16-19 and registration will be open through May 4. The $85 registration fee covers three days of guided rides, a long-sleeve T-shirt, three...


Local

Powder Mountain closes a week early due to recent warm weather

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The resort was previously scheduled to close next week on Sunday, April 15.


Hunting

Despite national trends, hunting and fishing remain strong in Utah

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“Nationally it looks a bit scarier in some of these states, but in Utah we have some good things on the ground to keep populations healthy and to keep interest up for people,” said Kenny Johnson, DWR’s administrative services chief. 


Government

Archery course takes shape at Weber County's planned $4.5M outdoor gun range

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Construction has begun on an archery course in West Ogden. It’s the first phase of a complex that eventually will include rifle and pistol ranges and a building housing indoor air rifle, air pistol and archery ranges, plus hunter safety classrooms. But organizers say they still need to raise...


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