Julie Jag, Salt Lake Tribune

Julie Jag

Salt Lake Tribune

Santa Cruz, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Salt Lake Tribune
Past:
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel
  • Monterey Herald
  • Marin IJ

Recent articles by Julie:

A Utah ski resort will open Friday, one of the earliest openings in recent history

Brian Head expects to be operational by Friday, which is among the earliest ski season openers in Utah history → Read More

Late games are finally winning over Utes football fans. The team? Not so much.

The late-night games once abhorred by football programs across the Pac-12 are starting to catch on — with fans at least. → Read More

How the Tour de France of mountain biking is transforming one southern Utah town

The Red Bull Rampage has evolved into the most recognizable mountain biking competition in the world, and along the way it elevated the tiny town of Virgin, Utah, into a mecca for the sport. → Read More

Alta, Brian Head, Park City and Solitude all have an opening date for Utah’s ski season

Utah's 2022-23 ski, snowboard season is set to open Nov. 18 — give or take a cold front or two. → Read More

Park City Mountain Resort’s new COO ushers in ticket caps, paid parking in a moment of community unrest

Park City Mountain Resort's new CEO Deirdra Walsh enters at a pivotal time for the ski area, which will be instituting daily lift ticket limits and paid parking reservations while it battles with locals over lifts and capacity. → Read More

Park City Mountain will send ski lifts caught in red tape to another resort

Park City Mountain Resort will send its eight-pack and six-pack lifts to Whistler Blackcomb after a commission blocked it from installing them this season. → Read More

Olympic skier McRae Williams’ career is in its ‘Magic Hour,’ but is it the end or just the beginning?

McRae Williams, a 2018 Olympic skier, is in the 'Magic Hour' of his pro career, but is the sun rising or setting on the Park City athlete? → Read More

As another heat wave hits Utah, how hot is too hot in our national parks?

Heat has been a major issue at most of Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks, especially in recent years, and climate change isn’t helping. Most search-and-rescue calls are heat-related. So how hot is too hot at Utah's national parks. → Read More

Trib Trails: Parleys Pointe is a new escape in the Salt Lake City foothills

The new Parley's Pointe Trail, which is part of the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, connects the Parley's Trail bike path through the foothills to expansive views of the Salt Lake Valley. → Read More

Are permits taking the peril out of ‘The most dangerous hike in America’?

Zion National Parks initiated a permit system this year to reduce crowds, which was expected to make one of the country's most dangerous hikes safer. Is it working? → Read More

Path for Grandeur Peak connector trail is finally clear after 20 years

Connector trail between Grandeur Peak and the east bench will finally be built after 20 years of negotiations, but neighborhood residents have some reservations. → Read More

If you’re looking for wildflowers in Albion Basin, you’ll spot some construction too

Construction equipment meets wildflowers as Alta Ski Lifts begins replacing its Sunnyside chair lift in the Albion Basin. → Read More

Three Millcreek men identified in West Jordan shooting

Three Millcreek men who were killed in what West Jordan police to be a gang-related shooting Saturday night were identified. Two are believed to be 18, another is 20. → Read More

5 tips for a safe campfire this summer

Tips to keep your campfire from becoming a wildfire → Read More

Trib Trails: Big Cottonwood Canyon hike big on adventure, but also pretty, cool in the heat

The Mule Hollow Mine Trail in Big Cottonwood Canyon is a short trek for adventure lovers. → Read More

How to find a campsite in Utah for the Fourth of July or any other time this summer

Think it's impossible to find a campsite this summer, let alone this weekend? We have good news for you. → Read More

Poll: What keeps you from trying a new outdoor adventure?

Outdoor recreation comes in many forms in Utah. What keeps you from, or prods you toward, trying something new? Take our poll! → Read More

Trib Trails: Discovery Loop Trail

Discovery Loop Trail doesn't see many visitors and it checks lots of boxes: close to Salt Lake City and Park City, pretty scenery and a nearly untrodden path. → Read More

Dozens of Ukrainian athletes are seeking safety in Utah, but the war is always on their minds

At least 50 displaced Ukrainian athletes, coaches and their families will spend the summer in Park City and Salt Lake City thanks to an effort headed by the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation that will provide them room, board, transportation and training facilities. → Read More

Here’s how to avoid road closures during the Salt Lake City Marathon and the Utes’ Red and White Game

The Salt Lake City Marathon and Utah football's Spring Game will both be held within a mile of each other Saturday. A guide to ways to avoid traffic snarls and road closures while attending either one. → Read More