Zion National Park
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Zion National Park officials say they’ve found the body of a missing BASE jumper, marking the third death in two months by adventurers attempting to parachute off of Utah cliffs.
Prosecutors are dismissing a misdemeanor citation filed against the husband of a Utah woman who died when her parachute failed to open at a peak overlooking Zion National Park.
The husband of a woman who died after BASE jumping in Zion National Park has been issued a citation because the type of jump is prohibited.
A Utah woman attempting a parachute jump near Zion National Park died when her parachute failed to open, park officials said.
State geologists are conducting an extensive investigation at the scene of a rockslide that killed two people in a small Utah town outside Zion National Park to assess whether there’s any continuing risk.
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert wired money from state taxpayers that will reopen the state’s national parks 12 days after they were closed because of the government shutdown.
Despite being warned about possible federal citations, 16 hikers hopped a gate at closed Zion National Park in southern Utah to protest the partial government shutdown.