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 "Story Items" in the menu, then browse or search.

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In Praise of Leisure

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Tourists and Utahns alike enjoy the Beehive State for its many opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Learn how much of that recreation originated in…see more

Rafael Lopez: Fugitive & Folk Hero

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Rafael Lopez came to Utah to help break a strike up in Bingham Canyon in 1912. A year later, he was a fugitive ­– and a folk hero.When Greek miners…see more

From the Earth into Bellies: Timpanogos Utes

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We no longer work as close to the land as Utah’s indigenous people once did. But that doesn’t mean we don’t work for the same reasons. Learn how…see more