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Search and rescue responds to climber who punctured artery in fall near Snowbird

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Search and rescue personnel responded to the Snowbird area of Little Cottonwood Canyon Sunday night after a climber fell and suffered injuries that include a punctured artery. 147 more words


Man Killed Installing Avalanche-control Equipment Near Alta Ski Area

A 41-year-old man died this morning in Little Cottonwood Canyon after a backhoe he was operating rolled down a mountainside near Alta Ski Area.

The man was a contract worker for the Utah Department of Transportation who was working with a crew to install avalanche-control equipment in LCC. 28 more words


The Inauthenticity of Utah's Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest in Utah is inauthentic. I mean, all the flavors from Germany are there such as the beer, some food, and the drunken singing. The inauthenticity comes from the fact that a German celebration, complete with beer and fun, takes place out in the open and in one of the driest areas of the West. 470 more words


into the treasure box

The camera-phone six hundred and some miles away clicked in my daughter’s hand…fingers poked a message into the screen, and the image was transported across digital waves of something/nothingness and caused a small vibration from my phone…and I found it, many hours later, a tiny treasure…full of meaning and memories…of little ones cuddling on my lap, whispered words of “Papa’s mountains,” and the feel of a trail underfoot…images cascading in flashes of recall…sounds of water crashing or quietly rolling down the canyon…a scent of warm summer pine and wildflower…or the comforting wood-smoke on an icy morning while snow crunched underfoot…. 98 more words

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UTA seeks public's opinion on improving services during ski season

SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah — Utah Transit Authority officials wants to hear from the public when it comes to improving ski services this season.

The company held its first public hearing Monday afternoon.  138 more words


Little Cottonwood Canyon Hiker Trapped By Loose Boulder Freed By Rescuers

A 33-year-old hiker is in the hospital with critical injuries after being trapped by loose a boulder in Little Cottonwood Canyon near Red Pine Lake on Sunday. 58 more words


Search and rescue extracts hiker pinned by boulder in Little Cottonwood Canyon

LITTLE COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah — Search and rescue crews extracted a man who was pinned by a boulder in Little Cottonwood Canyon Sunday and flew him from the mountain in critical but stable condition. 292 more words