The Southwest’s unchecked thirst for Colorado River water could prove devastating upstream

The Southwest’s unchecked thirst for Colorado River water could prove devastating upstream

Vernal, UT CNN — Among those who love to chase trout with flies made of feathers, just the mention of a certain seven-mile stretch of Utah’s Green River can turn a hardened man rhapsodic. “I’ve guided in New Zealand, Chile, Argentina, Alaska,” said Gordon Tharrett, describing his 30-year career guiding elite fly fishers around the … Read more

BYU football hosts tribute for ‘True Blue Hero,’ 9, who died suddenly in his sleep

BYU football hosts tribute for ‘True Blue Hero,’ 9, who died suddenly in his sleep

The BYU football team honored the kid cousin of a star defensive back after the 9-year-old died tragically in his sleep – bringing his family to practice and bestowing upon him the title of ‘True Blue Hero.’ The Gagnier family, of Eagle Mountain, Utah, lost their nine-year-old son Logan unexpectedly last Friday after a fun … Read more

Utah youth allege state’s promotion of fossil energy is harming them and the planet

Utah youth allege state’s promotion of fossil energy is harming them and the planet

Editor’s note • This story is available to Salt Lake Tribune subscribers only. Thank you for supporting local journalism. Utah’s climate is warming and drying out thanks to an unnatural buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Now a group of Utah children is taking state leaders and agencies to court over their promotion of … Read more