Authorities say a man and woman who died last week while hiking in a popular area of Arches National Park in Utah were a couple from California.
A proposal to build an RV park, hotel and gas station near the northwest entrance to Zion National Park has been rejected by county commissioners who said the rural area wasn’t equipped to handle that kind of commercial development.
The head of Arizona's public safety department has apologized after it was revealed he was pulled over for driving over 90 mph on a state highway nearly two months ago.
Authorities say the search for a 6-year-old girl missing since being swept away in a rural Arizona creek during a rainstorm last week now is a recovery effort and no longer a rescue mission.
Native American tribes, environmentalists, state and federal agencies, river rafters and others say they have significant concerns about proposals to dam a Colorado River tributary in northern Arizona for hydropower. P
Authorities are resuming the search for a 6-year-old Arizona girl who was among three children swept away in raging creek waters.
Three outfitter guides have been banned from northern Arizona forests after being convicted of illegally operating commercial businesses.
West Virginia sportsmen’s groups say they are not happy they could lose about 4,800 acres of hunting land if the New River Gorge National River is designated a national park and preserve.
State health officials say flu cases in Arizona have tripled in comparison with previous seasons at this time and that all 15 Arizona counties have reported flu cases.
Zion National Park officials say a hiker found dead at the bottom of a popular trail bordered by steep drops was a concession employee at the park in southern Utah.
Environmental groups say a tiny desert owl that makes its nest inside cavities of Arizona’s saguaro cactus has a new chance for federal protection.
The mountainous areas generally are cooler, but climate change has increased the risk of wildfires even in those places, county officials said.
New modeling shows that a rush of water nearing the flow of the Colorado River could run off potential fire-scarred areas and flood parts of Flagstaff.
The $1.9 billion mine project has been in the planning stages since 2005.
The western Joshua tree needs protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the Center for Biological Diversity said in a petition Oct. 22 to the state’s Fish and Game Commission.
A Yellowstone National Park visitor has been hospitalized with severe burns and could face charges after falling into a thermal pool at Old Faithful Geyser, park officials said Sept. 30.
Arizona wildlife authorities have urged people against feeding wild animals after a woman who regularly feeds javelina in Tucson was bitten by one.
Utah officials in a large tourist community have asked the National Park Service to reconsider allowing all-terrain vehicles and other off-road vehicles inside the parks.
Wildlife managers are investigating the death of a Mexican Gray Wolf found last month in Arizona.
Two Southern California mountain lions that were part of a National Park Service study have been found dead and rodent poison has been confirmed as the cause in one case and is suspected in the other.
Wildlife officials in Wyoming have trapped and relocated a grizzly bear thought to be the offspring of a well-known grizzly.
Wildlife officials in Thailand said Tuesday they have discovered the carcasses of five more wild elephants downstream from a waterfall where the bodies of six other elephants were found last weekend.
A Texas-based oil and gas company has reached an out-of-court settlement to permanently retire its oil and gas lease south of Glacier National Park on land considered sacred by the Blackfeet tribe.
Utah officials say they have shaved $100 million off the estimated price of a proposed pipeline that would pull water from Lake Powell.
Activists are using virtual reality technology to focus on areas of the Navajo Nation affected by uranium contamination.
According to the agency, 88 percent of hunters have voluntarily used ammunition without lead since 2008.
Officials at the Grand Canyon Skywalk are considering whether more security is needed after a man jumped to his death.
Environmentalists have argued that setting aside the territory will be crucial to helping jaguars expand their range beyond their core population south of the U.S.-Mexico border.
The elk then rammed the front of the truck.
Officials are studying the glaciers in Grand Teton National Park in northwestern Wyoming to see how climate change is affecting their movement and melting.
An 8-week-old wildfire that for weeks had minimal growth and smoke is now more active in and near the Grand Canyon due to strong gusty winds and below-normal moisture.
Human bones excavated from a 4,000-year-old burial site in western Wyoming will be returned to a Native American tribe to be determined.
Historians, archivists and librarians in northern Arizona are teaming up to protect artifacts in the event a disaster.
Air Force officials are investigating after an A-10C Thunderbolt II fighter jet on a training mission accidentally fired a rocket near Tucson.
Hawaii’s USS Arizona Memorial reopened Labor Day weekend following a 15-month closure, National Park Service officials said.
Police officials said two homicide suspects escaped police custody in Blanding, Utah Aug. 27 while they were being transported to Tucson.
A group of fitness coordinators from Kansas became overwhelmed while climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures and two members had to be airlifted to safety, authorities said Aug. 23.
A young bald eagle that the public watched hatch online in a Southern California mountain nest has finally made its first flight.