When the snow begins to fall in Ogden, the quickest way to escape into the winter wilderness is by heading to the trails along the Ogden Bench.
Utah residents enjoy the fresh snow that blanketed the Wasatch Front on Monday, Dec. 26, 2016.
Snowbasin opened for the 2016-2017 ski season on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Hundreds of skiers and snowboarders waited on Thursday morning for the first lifts to start running at 9 a.m.
The first significant snow of the winter hit the Wasatch Front on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.
Photographs from the Standard-Examiner staff of the moon over Utah.
Construction crews raced to install the platform for a giant treehouse before winter arrived on Powder Mountain on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. The 16-by-16-foot structure, nestled in a grove of Douglas Fir trees, is near the site of future development planned by The Summit Group.
Hundreds of horseback riders moved around 700 bison across Antelope Island on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in the annual roundup.
The second week of October is recognized as National Wildlife Refuge Week by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. In Northern Utah, the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge has managed the wetlands northeast of the Great Salt Lake since 1928.
Thousands of glowing red kokanee salmon filled the tributaries of the Ogden River above Causey Reservoir during their annual spawning run on Sept. 8, 2016.
The fish migrate out of their home in the reservoir to reproduce and eventually die along the shallow creek beds.
An insect safari took place Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at the Ogden Nature Center for Wild Wednesdays.
Antelope Island hosted its second Spider Festival Saturday, July 30, 2016, with visitors getting a closer look at the area’s arachnids.
Dog owners from all over the Salt Lake and Ogden valleys walk their dogs in support of the Best Friends Animal Society during the Bark at the Basin event at Snowbasin on July 31, 2016.