Beehive Archive


dragonparadeThe Beehive Archive is our award-winning radio program that provides a two-minute look at some of the most pivotal—and peculiar—events in Utah history! With all of the history and none of the dust, the Beehive Archive is a fun way to catch up on Utah’s past.

  • Voted Best Mini-Radio Program by the Deseret News!
  • Touted by the SLC History Examiner as #1 in its top 5 podcasts about the past!
  • Featured in the National Endowment for the Humanities Magazine! Click here for the article!

Tune in to KCPW radio (88.3 FM and 105.3 FM) Friday mornings between 8:30 and 8:45 am and Utah Public Radio (91.5 and 89.5 in Cache Valley and at other frequencies around the state) Friday mornings between 9:00-10:00 during the Access Utah hour. UPR repeats the show Tuesday mornings at 7:30am and 8:30 am.

Miss the show? Visit our special Utah Journeys from the Beehive Archive project, associated with the 2014-2015 Utah tour of the Smithsonian exhibition Journey Stories where you can find sources, scripts, and audio tracks for this special collection of episodes. Visit our Journey Stories page for more information on the entire tour.

Photo: Chinese in Utah, c. 1880, Courtesy Utah Division of State History.


The Beehive Archive is produced in partnership with KCPW and Utah Public Radio, and funded in part by the Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation

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