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Utah ski resorts giddy over Olympic bid, worried by DUI law

Travel Ski Utah

Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter...

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Northwest tree shortage leads to Christmas conundrum in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah families looking for a fresh-cut Christmas tree might find tough sledding due to a shortage of conifers in the Pacific Northwest this year. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday that the shortage has to do with the Great Recession. Joe Shadle, owner of J&T Trees in Utah,...


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Jazz overwhelm Bulls from outside for 110-80 win

Bulls Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Utah gets the engine running on the perimeter, it doesn’t take long to race away from an opponent. The Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 110-80 on Wednesday night, winning by 30 or more for the second time in three games. Utah beat Orlando by 40 points on Saturday. In both...


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Bulls-Jazz, Box

CHICAGO (80) Valentine 1-5 0-0 2, Markkanen 1-9 1-2 3, Lopez 6-9 3-4 15, Dunn 4-9 3-4 12, Holiday 4-11 2-2 12, Zipser 2-5 0-0 4, Felicio 0-3 0-0 0, Portis 5-11 4-4 14, Grant 3-6 2-2 8, Felder 0-1 2-2 2, Blakeney 3-7 0-0 8, Pondexter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-78 17-20 80. UTAH (110) Ingles 4-9 0-0 12,...


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Bulls-Jazz, Box

CHICAGO (80) Valentine 1-4 0-0 2, Markkanen 1-9 1-2 3, Lopez 6-10 3-4 15, Dunn 4-9 3-4 12, Holiday 4-11 2-2 12, Zipser 2-5 0-0 4, Felicio 0-3 0-0 0, Portis 5-11 4-4 14, Grant 3-6 2-2 8, Felder 0-1 2-2 2, Blakeney 3-7 0-0 8, Pondexter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-78 17-20 80. UTAH (110) Ingles 4-9 0-0 12,...


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The Latest: Cow-killing crash is 2nd at same spot on highway

Cattle Trailer Tips

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on a semitrailer crash that spilled cattle on a highway (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A northern Utah highway interchange where a semitrailer crashed and spilled cattle on the road Wednesday is the scene of an almost identical crash last year that also killed cattle....


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State attorneys general bash plan to hike national park fees

National Parks Fee Increase-1

A group of state attorneys general on Wednesday urged the National Park Service to scrap its proposal to more than double the entrance fee at 17 popular national parks. The top government lawyers from 10 states and the District of Columbia sent a letter saying the increase could put access to the...


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BASE jumpers, slackliners in Moab for extreme sports holiday

Moab-Extreme Sports

Hundreds of BASE jumpers and slackliners have descended on Moab, Utah, this week for holiday events to where they’ll walk across webbing stretched between red rock crevices or jump from fixed points like sandstone mesas.


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'Justice': US sliders relieved by IOC stand against Russians

Russian Doping

Katie Uhlaender has shed plenty of tears over the years about how she was so close to an Olympic medal, so close to standing on that podium and watching the American flag get raised in her honor. She cried again Wednesday. Those tears were happy ones. The long-awaited word has come down: Uhlaender...


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Semi-trailer crashes on Utah highway, spilling cows on road

Cattle Trailer Tips

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are clearing dead cows off a northern Utah interstate highway after a semitrailer hauling cattle tipped over and crashed on an exit ramp above the highway, spilling cows onto the road below. Utah’s Highway Patrol said the semitrailer driver was speeding Wednesday...


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Forest Service weighs changes to protections for sage grouse

Sage Grouse Forest Service

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is rethinking protection plans for sage grouse in six Western states after a U.S. court agreed with mining companies and others that the agency illegally created some safeguards in Nevada. The agency announced Tuesday that it’s working with the U.S....


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