Zion National Park Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Utah family's dog plummets 300 feet during hike, survivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | WAOW

    The McInnes family of Eagle Mountain tells Salt Lake City's KSL-TV on Sunday that Toby, a 1-year-old English Sheepdog poodle, is resting at home. The family was hiking Thursday at Gooseberry Mesa, west of Zion National Park, when Toby leapt off a cliff.

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  2. More than 150 trek to bench dedication for Rancho Cucamonga, Chino flood victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    EAGLE ROCK >> More than 150 people hiked to Topanga State Park's iconic Eagle Rock on Sunday to watch the unveiling of a memorial bench in honor of seven hikers killed in a flash flood last year at Zion National Park in Utah. The seven friends, who were all in their 50s and members of the Valencia Hiking Crew Meetup, were swept away while canyoneering - a sport that involves techniques such as hiking, rappelling, climbing and swimming - during a flash flood at the park on Sept.

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  3. Hikers honor friends killed in flash flood last year in Zion National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Los Angeles Times

    Group photo of the seven hikers killed in a flash flood in Keyhole Canyon in Zion National Park in September. From left, Gary Favela, Don Teichner, Muku Reynolds, Steve Arthur, Linda Arthur, Robin Brum, and Mark MacKenzie.

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  4. Forecast: April showers and lots of pollenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... to scattered showers and thunderstorms on Sunday. Southwest Utah could see heavy rainfall, including at Zion National Park, according to the National Weather Service. Salt Lake City can expect high temperatures in the upper 60s on Sunday, followed ...

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  5. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | White Lake Beacon

    Utz009>013-016-019-020-517-518-092315-western uinta mountains-wasatch plateau/Book cliffs-western uinta basin-castle country-san rafael swell-southwest utah-utahs dixie and zion national park-south central utah-central mountains-southern mountains-308 pm mdt sat apr 9 2016 Now... Showers and isolated thunderstorms have expanded in coverage from southwest through northeast utah over the highest terrain. These storms will continue to blossom and move northeast through the late afternoon hours.

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  6. Utah weekend forecast: Scattered rain throughout the stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected on Saturday and Sunday in central and northern Utah, as well as the southern part of the state. In southwest Utah, including St. George and Zion National Park, locally heavy rainfall will bring some threat of flash flooding on Saturday, the weather service says.

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  7. Utah's Winter 4x4 Jamboree Really RocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 9 | Four Wheeler

    ... petroglyphs and pictographs. The Barracks Trail (rated 5) featured the magnificent scenery that Zion National Park is famous for, with none of the crowds. Along the way, we crossed the East Fork of the Virgin River more than 20 times. Driving along ...

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  8. West braces for rise in mosquito-borne diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Cortez Journal News

    Sammie Dickson, manager of the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, is fielding calls lately that go something like this x201cMy wife and I want to go hiking in Zion National Park.

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  9. USDA brass learns about housing challenges in MoabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | Moab Times-Independent

    ... Dave Conine, USDA Rural Development director for Utah, drove Dore from Salt Lake City to Moab by way of Zion National Park. "One of the real benefits of taking the long way to Moab was she got to see lots of rural development projects and the ...

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  10. Running Utah law dean wants 100 percent of school's students to pass bar exam, get jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 7 | Salt Lake Tribune

    The Salt Lake Tribune) University of Utah law students Scott Manning and Brooke Parrish cross the finish line of a mile route around campus Thursday, April 7, 2016. Law students and faculty worked to accumulate a total of 100 miles before law school dean Robert Adler runs a 100-mile course in Zion National Park on Friday.

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  11. 2016 Zion Plein Air Invitational Call for ArtistsRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | Zion National Park

    Springdale, UT- Each year two-dozen artists of every medium and style convene in canyon to paint the crimson Navajo sandstone walls of Zion. November 7- , Zion National Park and the Zion National Park Foundation will host the 2016 Zion Plein Air Art Invitational.

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  12. Releases Names of Keyhole Canyon FatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Zion National Park

    The seven Keyhole Canyon canyoneers who were overtaken by a flash flood in Zion National Park, have been identified. They are Mark MacKenzie, 56, of Valencia, CA;Linda Arthur, 57, of Camarillo, CA;Steve Arthur, 58, of Camarillo, CA;Gary Favela, 51, of Rancho Cucamonga, CA;Don Teichner, 55, of Mesquite, NV;Muku Reynolds, 59, of Chino, CA;and Robin Brum, 53, of Camarillo, CA.

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  13. Canyon Country Road TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... trails, most of which can be hiked in less than a day, there are plenty of areas to explore from within. Zion National Park is known for its majestic towering rock mountains which rise to awe-inspiring heights. Zion is a lush green oasis, surrounded ...

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  14. Outdoor Recreation: Turkey vultures - " nature's cleanup crewRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2016 | Sun Advocate

    ... There may be only about 180 California Condors in the wild today. They can occasionally be seen at Zion National Park, but one is more likely to see them near Lee's Ferry, at the head of the Grand Canyon, and the adjoining Vermillion Cliffs National ...

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  15. A Park Called ZionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Weekly Standard

    Zion National Park is a place of play, certainly, and one of the park system's jewels. But you don't have to work very hard to imagine it-even to believe it-a holy place.

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  16. County by county, the West braces for rise in mosquito-borne diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | High Country News

    Sammie Dickson, manager of the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, is fielding calls lately that go something like this: "My wife and I want to go hiking in Zion National Park. She's pregnant.

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  17. Honeymoon Inspiration: Taste of the Grand Circle, an Epic Southwest U.S. Road TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Bride's Magazine

    ... for 7-10 days, including one or more nights in Las Vegas, where the route begins and ends. First Stop: Zion National Park , Utah Distance: 160 miles Known for its soaring sandstone walls, red rock formations and water elements, Zion has hiking ...

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  18. Zion National Park closes more cliffs for wildlife nestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KSL-TV

    The park said in an announcement Wednesday that the cliffs will close temporarily, until either the chicks fledge or until the locations are cleared of any use, which is usually between late April or early May. The park's superintendent said visitors must comply with climbing closures to protect wildlife and are responsible for knowing what's off-limits.

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  19. Why can't BC Transit provide service to climbers and hikers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Squamish Chief

    ... buses and trains take visitors from their hostels to the bases of mountains to hike, climb and ski. In Zion National Park in Utah, a bus system takes visitors through out the entire park on a road network closed to outside traffic during the busy ...

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  20. Plan Your National Park Escape Strategically This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | National Parks Traveler

    ... National Park Service Centennial is celebrated. Crowds already are turning out in some parks. In Utah, Zion National Park , which saw a 14.4 percent increase in visitation in 2015, to 3.64 million, seems poised to break that mark this year. In ...

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