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 is for Fighting: The Goshen - Mona Water Dispute

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Mark Twain famously joked that “Whiskey is for drinking, but water is for fighting over.” Find out how the struggle for water between two Utah…see more

Red Reed Water: Clear Creek as Native Waterway

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The valley floor and cliffs of Clear Creek Canyon were sculpted over millions of years and evidence hints that humans moved along its waters as early…see more

Water Purification Eradicates Typhoid Fever

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Public health is a common good that communities have long rallied around. In the early 20th Century, the highly infectious typhoid disease brought…see more