Canyonlands National Park
Authorities say a Colorado man was killed in eastern Utah when strong winds dragged him off a cliff where he was going to take off to go hang gliding.
The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.
Authorities in Utah say a 70-year-old hiker collapsed and died in Canyonlands National Park in spite of his daughter’s attempts to revive him.
The federal government said Wednesday it has control over highway access in national monuments even if no official notice was given, in a case that could affect highway rights of way on federal public land across the country.
The climber who cut off part of his right arm to free himself from a loose boulder is pushing for a national monument in southern Utah where he almost died.