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Tom Wharton


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  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: Utah Boat Show opens Thursday in Sandy
    Spring can’t be too far away. One of the sure signs is the start of the outdoor exposition season as companies and dealers begin to show off the lates...
    Updated Feb 08 2016 10:12 am   |     |   Share
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    Blog: Donny and Marie wax figures to be on display soon in Las Vegas
    Utah fans of Donny and Marie Osmond will soon be able to see the popular entertainers as wax figures at Made Tussauds in Las Vegas. The interactive wa...
    Updated Jan 29 2016 10:21 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: 2015 National Park visitation sets record
    If it seems as though national parks are getting more crowded, it’s more than just an illusion. The National Park Service released unofficial figures ...
    Updated Jan 28 2016 10:42 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: Limits increase at Tibble Fork Reservoir
    While winter isn’t an ideal time to fish Tibble Fork Reservoir in American Fork Canyon, those who find their way to the scenic little alpine lake will...
    Updated Jan 27 2016 09:36 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: St. George Winter Bird Festival set this weekend
    The 13th annual St. George Winter Bird Festival is scheduled Thursday, Friday and Saturday and will include field trips, children’s activities, presen...
    Updated Jan 26 2016 11:06 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: Cedar City park hosts family vacation retrospective
    While flying to destinations and purchasing travel packages has become more common, the family driving vacation remains an iconic American tradition. ...
    Updated Jan 25 2016 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: Snowboard event set Saturday at Powder Mountain
    The Burton Qualifiers snowboard all-contest series comes to Powder Mountain Saturday, one of seven spots on the new contest tour. The free series is o...
    Updated Jan 22 2016 09:55 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Blog: Safety tips for winter recreation
    After recent heavy snows, now might be a good time to review some safety tips for winter outdoor enthusiasts. The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest’...
    Updated Jan 21 2016 11:12 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    State Parks ice fishing tournament on tap
    Ice fishing enthusiasts looking to win cash prizes or merchandise might want to begin making plans for the Wasatch Back Quad-fishalon. This year’s tou...
    Updated Jan 11 2016 09:45 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    National Park Service announces 2016 fee free days
    The National Park Service has expanded the number of fee free days in parks throughout the system in 2016 to celebrate its centennial year. The first ...
    Updated Jan 08 2016 02:54 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Outdoor retailers invade Salt Lake for annual Winter Market trade show
    Though about fewer 5,000 people will attend the winter Outdoor Retailer show that opens Thursday at the Salt Palace than came to the summer trade show...
    Updated Jan 06 2016 10:57 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Ogden club to host youth climbing competition
    Some of the top youth climbers from Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Utah will compete Saturday and Sunday at the American Bouldering Series Divi...
    Updated Jan 04 2016 09:03 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Audubon bird counts set Saturday
    Several Audubon groups will be bringing in the new year Friday with bird counts. The Christmas Bird Count is a program of the National Audubon Society...
    Updated Dec 31 2015 12:26 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    NRA honors Utah bullet maker
    The National Rifle Association has named Utah native and bullet innovator Randy Brooks as the winner of its 2016 Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award. Brooks...
    Updated Dec 30 2015 01:28 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    National park visitation to set record
    The National Park Service reports that its 409 units are on pace to set a new annual visitation record. The NPS’s Public Use Statistics Office estimat...
    Updated Dec 21 2015 11:18 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Arches, Canyonlands set winter hours
    Arches and Canyonlands National Parks remain open in the winter, but visitors centers at the two southeastern Utah parks change during the slow season...
    Updated Dec 16 2015 01:15 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Vegas Mob Museum adds gas chamber
    Utah and BYU fans heading to Las Vegas for the bowl game Saturday might want to check out the newest exhibit at the Mob Museum in downtown Las Vegas.....
    Updated Dec 15 2015 10:24 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Bear River Center to close on Mondays
    Staffing issues will force the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge’s Wildlife Education Center and Visitor Center located west of Brigham City to reduce ...
    Updated Dec 14 2015 12:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Parks to offer new passport stamps in 2016
    Many families with young children enjoy purchasing a National Park Passport book and collecting stamps from each park, monument or historic area they ...
    Updated Dec 10 2015 09:15 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    (Francisco Kjolseth  |  Tribune file photo)   Mindy and Colby Tueller take in the beauty of one of Utah’s most famous icons following their 1.5-mile trek to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park in late May 2015. Fodor’s names Utah top destination
    A top travel company named Utah the top destination in the world to visit Tuesday. Fodor’s Travel announced its Fodor’s Go List, which highlights what...
    Updated Dec 08 2015 10:27 am   |     |   Share
  • PREP SPORTS
    East runner leads six Utahns into nationals
    East High’s Garek Bielaczyc led a group of Utah cross country runners turning in impressive performances at the 37th annual Foot Locker Cross Country ...
    Updated Dec 05 2015 05:07 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    State park to host holiday market
    Call it “Craft Friday” or “Homestead Saturday.” Frontier Homestead State Park Museum in Cedar City is hosting The Homestead Christmas Market Market De...
    Updated Nov 27 2015 10:00 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    New fish stocked at Red Fleet
    After the largest treatment of a northeastern Utah reservoir in 25 years at Red Fleet Reservoir north of Vernal, the Division of Wildlife Resources ha...
    Updated Nov 25 2015 09:39 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Bear River Refuge offers free kids activities
    Families looking for something free and fun to do over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend might want to consider a visit to the Bear River Bird Refuge w...
    Updated Nov 23 2015 10:33 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Photo courtesy Utah Division of Wildlife Resources |  Tundra swans are starting to migrate to Utah. Tundra swans migrate into Utah
    The tundra swan migration, always an impressive sight in Utah, has begun. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge spokesperson Kathi Stopher reports that fav...
    Updated Nov 20 2015 12:21 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    St. George area tree permits available
    Christmas tree permits on southwestern Utah public lands will be available through December 24. The permits enable holders to cut personal-use trees o...
    Updated Nov 19 2015 09:09 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Rockport campground open in winter
    Winter camping isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But those with a nice recreation vehicle or very warm sleeping bags can enjoy the winter silence. Rockport...
    Updated Nov 18 2015 10:00 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Ski Utah earns history award
    Ski Utah, which markets skiing in Utah, received the History-Maker Award recently at the 25th anniversary of the Ski Affair, the annual fundraiser for...
    Updated Nov 12 2015 01:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Utah ski resorts happy with new snow
    Utah ski resorts were celebrating good snow totals from the first major storm of the winter Tuesday and were gearing up to try to get open soon. Over ...
    Updated Nov 11 2015 11:06 am   |     |   Share
  • OUTDOORS AND TRAVEL
    Great Salt Lake Bird Festival announces keynoter
    The 2016 Great Salt Lake Bird Festival might not begin until May 12, but organizers are already making plans for one of Utah’s more popular spring tra...
    Updated Nov 10 2015 10:06 am   |     |   Share