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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West Desert Wasteland: Pollution and Sovereignty in Rural Utah

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Just around 45 miles west of Salt Lake City is a vast landscape shrouded in mystery and controversy. It’s also a holding place for some of the US…see more

Utah’s Potato Growing Clubs

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Potato growing clubs became all the rage in the early 20th century as interest in a formal agricultural education grew. Agricultural work is critical…see more

The Militarized West

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World War II and the Cold War brought the military to much of rural Utah, transforming those places in the process. The economic boost that followed…see more