Adam Small
KSL NewsRadio Reporter
Adam Small is a reporter for Utah's Morning News on KSL NewsRadio. When he's not chasing his little girl, Adam enjoys sports, movies, video games, and just chilling at home with family or visiting friends. You can contact him at asmall@ksl.com.
Willard Spur sits between Bear River Bay and the salt waters of Willard Bay. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)
Willard Spur sits between Bear River Bay and the salt waters of Willard Bay. (Utah Division of Wildlife Resources)
Editor’s note: This story has been updated for clarity. SALT LAKE CITY — Most RFA or ‘request for appropriation’ hearings on Capitol Hill involve a five-minute presentation where someone asks the stat...
FILE: Great Salt Lake in August 2023. (Adam Small, KSL NewsRadio)
FILE: Great Salt Lake in August 2023. (Adam Small, KSL NewsRadio)
SALT LAKE CITY— Great Salt Lake Commissioner Brian Steed and his office are reaching out to reservoir managers to see if they have any water to spare for Great Salt Lake. Utah’s largest body of water...
SALT LAKE CITY— The Great Salt Lake’s wetland areas are getting a boost. $8.5 million has been awarded to various government and nonprofit groups from Salt Lake County to Box Elder County. The money i...
photo credit: Adam Small/KSL NewsRadio
photo credit: Adam Small/KSL NewsRadio
TRENTON, Utah — T Dairy sits off of a back road in the Western Cache Valley, about 52 miles by car from Bear River Bay in the Great Salt Lake . The farm, like many in Utah, gets its water from the Gre...
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s brine shrimp fishermen are once again out on the waters of the Great Salt Lake to harvest brine shrimp cysts (or eggs) and distribute them around the world. However, this year...
FILE: Water levels are pictured in the Great Salt Lake on Thursday, July 20, 2023. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
FILE: Water levels are pictured in the Great Salt Lake on Thursday, July 20, 2023. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY — In the coming months, Utah lawmakers will likely take another look at the annual water rights held by mineral companies along the Great Salt Lake. Utah House Majority Leader Mike Schu...
The US Magnesium Rowley Plant in Tooele County is pictured on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)
The US Magnesium Rowley Plant in Tooele County is pictured on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Spenser Heaps/Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY — Five months after a study done by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration named them as a major contributor to the gunk in Utah’s winter inversions, U.S. Magnesium said th...
Utah's brine shrimp harvesters are breathing a sigh of relief from all the new water in The Great Salt Lake. (Ben B. Braun, Deseret News)
Utah's brine shrimp harvesters are breathing a sigh of relief from all the new water in The Great Salt Lake. (Ben B. Braun, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY — The brine shrimp industry is breathing a sigh of relief thanks to the rising water level of the Great Salt Lake. And so is the shrimp industry in general, and those who eat shrimp. In...
FILE: Phragmites sit along the Great Salt Lake in Davis County on Wednesday, March, 19, 2008. State officials say that in 2023, higher levels of the lake will help them further fight the invasive species. (Tim Hussin/ Deseret Morning News)
FILE: Phragmites sit along the Great Salt Lake in Davis County on Wednesday, March, 19, 2008. State officials say that in 2023, higher levels of the lake will help them further fight the invasive species. (Tim Hussin/ Deseret Morning News)
SALT LAKE CITY — As water managers watch the Great Salt Lake rise, they’re still battling the invasive phragmites on the Great Salt Lake shoreline. And, Ben Stireman with the Division of Forestry Fire...