Utah Stories from the Beehive Archive

Tune in each week 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, the Beehive Archive is a fun way to catch up on Utah’s past. For a complete list of episodes, click the "View All Stories" button below, then browse or search.

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Water Warnings from Great Basin Caves

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Ancient caves in Utah’s arid West Desert may hold key information to Utah’s uncertain water future. Formed under the waves of ancient Lake…see more

The Dam that Saved a Town

In the late 19th century, the town of Newton, Utah was almost abandoned. Crops died, there was no water for animals or people… So how did the town…see more

The Savage Poem Around Me: Alfred Lambourne and Great Salt Lake

Maybe you’ve seen his paintings in Utah’s museums, or read his famous book called Our Inland Sea. Learn about 19th century artist Alfred…see more