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(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A sign at the Discovery Trailhead in Summit County on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Here’s where to hike in Utah this spring to avoid muddy trails

By Julie Jag | May 21, 2022, 12:46 a.m.

Colleen Brown/contributed
Kyle Brown of Kaysville, left, greets Patrick Harfield of the Caymen Islands at the finish line of the 2021 Ironman World Championships in St. George on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Brown, who has Lou Gehrig's Disease, and was pulled from the race after the swim convinced Harfield to finish the race after Harfield collapsed during the run.

When Ironman World Championship triathlete surrenders, a Utah man with ALS walks him 13 miles to finish

By Julie Jag | May 17, 2022, 4:22 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People take to the slopes of Park City Mountain Resort as clear skies and some recent fresh snow draws the crowds on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021.

Park City Mountain Resort gets new leadership, as VP Mike Goar moves on

By Julie Jag | May 10, 2022, 7:09 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Triathlete Kyle Brown gets ready for a bike ride at his home in Fruit Heights on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

‘I’m not quitting’: Kyle Brown refused to bow to his disease during his 2021 Ironman World Championship attempt

By Julie Jag | May 17, 2022, 4:23 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Jessi Seamans working at Veyo Pies in Veyo on Friday, May 6, 2022.

The Ironman triathlon in St. George won’t be a piece of cake — but it will require a slice of pie

By Julie Jag | May 17, 2022, 4:27 p.m.

(Marco Garcia | AP) Onlookers cheer on the athletes on the course at the Ironman World Championship Triathlon, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

How to watch the Ironman World Championship triathlon in St. George or on TV — and what to watch for

By Julie Jag | May 6, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Triathlete Kyle Brown gets ready for a bike ride at his home in Fruit Heights on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Lou Gehrig’s Disease is killing him. But ALS won’t stop Utah’s Kyle Brown from his Ironman dream.

By Julie Jag | May 17, 2022, 4:25 p.m.

(Courtesy Greater Zion Convention & Tourism Office) Lionel Sanders wins the 2016 Ironman 70.3 St. George triathlon on May 7, 2016. Within 13 months, St. George will host two 70.3 World Championships and the first full-distance Ironman World Championship held outside of Hawaii.

Why St. George was the only choice to host the Ironman World Championship triathlon

By Julie Jag | May 4, 2022, 3:13 p.m.

(Chris Samuels | The Salt Lake Tribune) Josh Scheuerman, shown Monday, April 25, 2002, helped make the West Valley Skatepark a reality.

This boarder-artist brought Utah its biggest skate park, but it wasn’t easy

By Alixel Cabrera | May 1, 2022, 2:10 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Costumes, like these worn by runners in the Salt Lake City Marathon in 2018, are  strongly encouraged in the Rock 'n' Roll Race Series. The first Rock 'n' Roll half marathon and 5K in Utah is scheduled to be held Aug. 18-19, 2023.

Rock ’n’ Roll racing is coming to Utah. Here’s how to run in the widely popular event

By Julie Jag | April 29, 2022, 5:14 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) People navigate a full parking lot at Park City Mountain Resort as clear skies and some recent fresh snow draws the crowds on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021.

Paid parking at Utah ski resorts expands beyond the Cottonwood Canyons

By Julie Jag | April 23, 2022, 7:08 p.m.

Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune  Family and fans cheer on runners, skaters and cyclists at the Salt Lake City Marathon, Saturday April 13, 2019.

Here’s how to avoid road closures during the Salt Lake City Marathon and the Utes’ Red and White Game

By Julie Jag | April 22, 2022, 5:17 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Skiers revel in a little bit of Alta history as they ride the Albion two-person ski lift on its final day of operation on Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Installed in 1962, the lift will be torn down in addition to the Sunnyside lift that services the same area to make room for a new six-person high-speed lift next season.

Alta retires the Albion ski lift. Will Wildcat — now the only one of its kind at the resort — be next?

By Julie Jag | April 14, 2022, 8:36 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Ski and snowboard instructor Emily Sammons takes up a group of youngsters at Park City Mountain Resort as clear skies and some recent fresh snow draws the crowds on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. PCMR owner Vail Resorts is offering affordable housing to an additional 441 employees for the 2022-23 season and beyond, as well as wage increases and additional human resources support.

Vail says it will provide affordable housing for Park City Mountain employees

By Julie Jag | April 12, 2022, 9:38 p.m.

(Julie Jag | The Salt Lake Tribune) Snowboarders and skiers line up to ride the Majestic lift at Brighton Resort on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Brighton will be one of at least seven ski and snowboard areas on the Ikon Pass that will require reservations for the 2022-23 season.

Reservations will be back at, at least, one Utah resort for the 2022-23 ski season

By Julie Jag | April 7, 2022, 12:05 a.m.

(Sean Ryan| CAF) Zach Sherman, a triple amputee, snowboards at Woodward Park City on March 15, 2022. Olympian Shaun White joined Sherman for a few runs and presented him with a grant from the Challenged Athlete Foundation.

Shaun White takes triple amputee snowboarder down Woodward Park City’s halfpipe

By Julie Jag | April 23, 2022, 4:04 p.m.

(Julie Jacobson | AP) Grand Canyon National Park is covered in morning sunlight as seen from a helicopter near Tusayan, Ariz on Oct. 5, 2013.

Salt Lake City woman, 34, dies in fall at Grand Canyon

By Paighten Harkins | April 6, 2022, 12:23 a.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Brighton Ski Resort ski school director Leslie Blank, right, teaches beginning snowboarder Hawa Dahir, March 21, 2022. Ski Utah's new pilot program Discover Winter aims to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in winter sports by providing ski or snowboard lessons, rental equipment and winter clothing.

This is how Ski Utah is getting more people of color on the slopes

By Julie Jag | March 31, 2022, 2:08 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Rob Aseltine/Snowbird
Park City skier Mikayla Willis, right, rides a lift at Snowbird Resort. Willis fractured her skull, among other injuries, during a crash while competing in a Freeride World Qualifier freestyle skiing event Wednesday, March 24, 2022, in Big Sky, Mont.

Park City skier Mikayla Willis in ICU after crash during Freeride World Qualifier event

By Julie Jag | March 25, 2022, 4:24 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A young skier gets a helping hand off the snow as people enjoy clear skies and some recent fresh snow at Park City Mountain Resort on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021.

Ski season is almost at its end. Here’s when Utah resorts plan to close.

By Julie Jag | March 25, 2022, 6:52 p.m.