outdoors
It’s not art: Rock vandalism on the rise
Moab is surrounded by a beautiful array of red rocks canyons. Visitors come from around the world to hike, climb and view the unique scenery the desert offers. “Nearly 2.8 million people visited pu...
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Rattler: Midget's venom is big
But it's not likely you'll see one

Utah is home to six subspecies of rattlesnake, but only one is commonly found in the Moab area: the midget faded rattlesnake or Crotalus oreganus concolor, a subspecies of the western rattlesnake. ...
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State gives hunters more chances to bag wild turkeys
Types of ammo use are also modified

Starting this fall, hunters will have more chances to take wild turkeys during Utah’s fall hunting season. They will also have more firearm and shot shell options to choose from, according to a pre...
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DNR appoints new parks and rec director
Utah Department of Natural Resources Executive Director Mike Styler has named Jeff Rasmussen, deputy director of the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation, as the division’s new director, according...
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  • Local climbers host Indian Creek clinic
    'The passion has grown'
    by Jacque Garcia
    The Times-Independent
    06.08.18 - 04:55 pm
  • Man high-lines to cure blindness
    by Jacque Garcia
    The Times-Independent
    05.31.18 - 11:27 am
  • Trans-continental biker tests products in Moab
    by Rose Egelhoff
    The Times-Independent
    05.31.18 - 11:24 am

  •  Powderhorn Mountain Resort on Grand Mesa will begin its summer tourist season June 9 when its bike park opens. The park will host downhill mountain biking, scenic lift rides, hiking and outdoor music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.
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    Powderhorn Mountain Resort on Grand Mesa will begin its summer tourist season June 9 when its bike park opens. The park will host downhill mountain biking, scenic lift rides, hiking and outdoor music from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Courtesy photo
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