Beehive Archive


These Utah stories highlight pivotal, but sometimes little-known, details about people, places, and events that continue to shape our beloved Beehive State.

Tune in for 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, our Beehive Archive radio show is a fun way to catch up on Utah’s past.

Listen to KCPW Radio (88.3 FM and 105.3 FM) Friday mornings at 8:30am and Utah Public Radio (on various statewide frequencies) on Monday afternoons at 3:30pm, Tuesday mornings at 7:40am and 8:40am, Wednesday morning at 9:55am and evening at 7:55pm.

Miss the show? Check out Utah Stories from the Beehive Archive, (or click the radio image above) where you can search the archive to find episode scripts, audio tracks, and sources. Stay tuned as we add weekly episodes to this site or follow the show on Instagram at @utahbeehivearchive.

Want to share your community story? Beehive Archive episodes are created in collaboration with a variety of local organizations, including museums, historical societies, arts and cultural groups. We invite your Utah organization to partner with us to create an episode — it's a great way to showcase your community stories!

  • 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!
    For more information or to give us feedback on the show, please contact Megan van Frank at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 801.359.9670 x110.

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

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