Federal wildlife officials are calling the decades-long gray wolf recovery plan a success. On Friday the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing the gray wolf from the list of threatened and endangered species.
Recovery efforts began more than 30 years ago. In the 1990s, the animals were reintroduced into the Northern Rockies and in parts of Wyoming and Montana. Since then, populations have recovered and the agency says it’s time to focus resources on something else.
Last year's wildfire season was one of the worst in recent memory and this year Utah is still in a drought. Reporter Kim Schuske talked to Jason Curry with the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands to see what the agency is predicting for this year.
A new water report from the National Resource Conservation Service says Utah’s precipitation in May was below average across the state and reservoir storage is 15 percent less than last year.
Less than a day after the Governor’s Office of Economic Development approved a $32 million tax incentive program for MSC Aerospace, the business jet manufacturer made a dramatic announcement at a press conference Thursday in Cedar City. UPR's Chris Holmes has the details.
"MSC aerospace is a company formed when Cedar City-based Metalcraft Technologies purchased, out of bankrupcy the assets of Emivest, the former builder of the SyberJet business jet.
Animal Colony specialist Stacy Brummer made the trip from Springville last week with two unlikely passengers -- a pair of black bears. The four-month old cubs, Koda and Whiskey, will spend the next few months at the USDA National Wildlife Research Center Predator Research Center in Millville before being released into the wild.