Monday, August 3, 2020


Moab, UT

78.7 F

    Big Game

    Remaining deer, elk hunt permits to be sold online this year, beginning July 16

    If you didn’t draw a buck deer or bull elk permit during the hunt drawing earlier this year — and you’re still interested in hunting deer or elk this fall.

    DWR proposes changes to upland game hunting season dates

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has made serious changes to hunting and boating regulations.

    Utah wildlife board OKs decrease in deer hunts

    The Utah Wildlife Board approved a decrease in the number of general-season permits for the 2020 deer hunt during an April 29 virtual board meeting, according to a statement form the board.

    Idaho woman charged with alleged illegal killing of elk

    An Idaho woman was recently charged in connection with the illegal killing of a trophy bull elk in northern Utah. Crystal Alsbury, 35, of Rigby, was charged in Summit County’s 3rd District Court with wanton destruction of protected wildlife, a third-degree felony...

    6 bull elk poached in Park City area

    Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officers are seeking information after six mature bull elk were shot and killed...

    Big game hunt application period opens today

    The application period for Utah’s big game hunts is opening soon, so if you’re interested in getting your own locally-harvested deer or elk meat this fall, be sure to take note of the dates.

    More wildlife highway crossings, fences installed in Utah

    Most Utahns have seen the unfortunate sight of a deer lying dead on the side of the...

    DWR moves 50 bighorn sheep from Nevada to Utah

    A small herd of desert bighorn sheep was released Oct. 24-25 in the Ranch Canyon area of...

    State board approves plan to up bighorn sheep populations

    The 10-year statewide management plan for bighorn sheep in Utah was approved in November 2018, and on Oct. 3 the Utah Wildlife Board approved plans for each of the specific regions in Utah that have bighorn sheep populations, according to Faith Jolley of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

    State seeks input on permits for cougar, bobcat hunts

    The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is recommending that slightly more cougar permits be issued and slightly fewer bobcat permits be issued for the 2019-20 hunts, and is asking for the public’s feedback, according to spokesperson Faith Jolley.

    Antlerless big game permit applications open soon

    If putting locally sourced, nutritious meat on the table while enjoying time in Utah’s outdoors sounds good...

    DWR: Despite harsh winter, deer survival is good statewide

    While winters with heavy snow can be hard on deer and other big game animals, Utah Division...

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.