Utah National Parks http://kuer.org en Utah Symphony to Tour the Mighty 5 http://kuer.org/post/utah-symphony-tour-mighty-5 <p>The Utah Symphony and Opera will be taking their show on the road this summer, pairing live classical music with Utah’s natural landscape. In a new partnership with the Office of Tourism, the Symphony announced Tuesday it will be offering free open-air concerts at Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks this August.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:38:50 +0000 Andrea Smardon 44909 at http://kuer.org Utah Symphony to Tour the Mighty 5 Jewell at Weber State: Bring Youth Back http://kuer.org/post/jewell-weber-state-bring-youth-back <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told students at Weber State University today she wants to get more young people involved in the outdoors.&nbsp; She was the keynote speaker at Weber State’s <a href="http://www.intermountainsustainabilitysummit.com/">Sustainability Summit</a>.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jewell says recent budget cuts and the government shutdown really hurt the National Park Service and other agencies in her department.</span></p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:52:36 +0000 Dan Bammes 43012 at http://kuer.org Jewell at Weber State: Bring Youth Back Utah's National Parks Reopening http://kuer.org/post/utahs-national-parks-reopening-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Utah&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.visitutah.com/national-park-travel-advisory/" target="_blank">national parks are re-opening today</a> and they should be back in full operation by tomorrow morning, and Governor Gary Herbert hopes the state can save at least part of its peak tourist season.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:58:45 +0000 Dan Bammes 36646 at http://kuer.org Utah's National Parks Reopening