Water, Water Nowhere
The historic drought has thrown the Colorado River and its water system into crisis, with federal officials warning that serious conservation is the only way out.
The Earth’s Massive Wrinkle
Capitol Reef National Park encompasses a 100-mile-long fold in the Earth in which 270 million years of history is captured.
Let It Snow (Blizzard, Flurry, Squall)!
Snow is a deep subject. It cools our atmosphere, is a critical source of water in many regions, and creates winter travel challenges.
How Mountains Move
Mountains grow, shrink and change shape both slowly and suddenly, and human behavior is changing them in alarming ways.
How to Photograph Really Big Things
Photographing large landmarks and buildings is always a challenge. Here's how.
Tracking Dinosaurs in the Wild
With a pandemic raging and snarled air traffic, it's a perfect time to head into the past and the wild to track dinosaurs.
How to Fight Inflation of Food Prices
Inflation, health concerns and climate change are at the top of the news. Wise food shopping and consumption can help with all three.
Going On A Mammoth Hunt
Scientists are stitching together a DNA sequence to produce a living mammoth as well as learning more about the chubby long-haired giant.
The Day the Mountains Disappeared
Salt Lake City, Utah, was the seventh most polluted city in the world last Friday, shrouded in smoke from California wildfires.
Chinese-sponsored Confucius Institutes have taken an international hit because of broader controversial China policies.
For the Love of Arches
Arches National Park in southeastern Utah is being loved to death, and the park service is scrambling to manage the attention.
Mining Towns of the Old West
Colorful Western mining towns where the ancestors of many Americans once flocked to seek their fortunes have become upscale tourist meccas for outdoor adventure.
Saving the Great Salt Lake
The Great Salt Lake, along with other saline lakes worldwide, is drying out. Preserving and restoring won't come cheap.
We take a (semi)-humorous look at what a Saturday afternoon outing is like in the fall of 2020.
Renovating a Western Landmark
The Salt Lake Temple and Temple Square, among America's most popular tourist destinations, are undergoing a major renovation.
The History of Race in America
The racial history of the United States belongs to us all, with the responsibility to resolve the accompanying outstanding problems.
Home is Where the Vacation is
Vacationing at home looks to be the main travel trend for the near future. Here are some ways to enjoy it.
Springtime in the Rockies
It's springtime in Utah's Rockies. Photographer Forrest Anderson captured the stunning scenery.
Home is a Destination, Too
Need a five-minute stress reliever while sheltering at home? See these photos of my beautiful mountain village of Mapleton, Utah.
Utah’s Rock Stars
Utah's spectacular scenery harbors one of the world's most complete and diverse dinosaur fossil records.
Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
The colorful annual mountain men rendezvous at Fort Bridger, Wyoming, commemorates the 19th century global fur trade.
Park City’s Kimball Arts Festival
The Kimball Arts Festival in Park City, Utah, is a feast for art enthusiasts. Here are our favorites from this year's show.
The River That Keeps on Giving
The mammoth Colorado River is the lifeblood of the southwest United States, supplying water and power for cities and agriculture.
Visit Utah’s National Parks
Utah state and local governments and organizations are chipping in to keep national parks operating during the government shutdown.
How is Utah Changing?
The Utah population boom, fueled by economic growth and an image of a healthy, family-friendly state, is expected to be long-term.
Good Things in Small Portions
Eva, a restaurant in Salt Lake City, serves a taste-testing meal on small plates, a welcome break from too much food and not enough variety.
Garden in the Desert
One of the Intermountain West’s most beautiful gardens is at the Point of the Mountain between Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah.
Herbie rides again ... and again
The Volkswagen Beetle was among the most iconic designs of the 20th century because it was affordable, simple and cute.
The Wasatch Back
The Wasatch Back is the chief year-round playground for residents of the booming Wasatch Front in Utah.
The Road Less Traveled
There's an alternative to the standard boring I-15 southern and I-80 northern routes across Nevada.
A wierd and wonderful cave system holds the heart of Mt. Timpanogos, near Provo, Utah.
Bryce Canyon National Park in southwestern Utah is an adventure for all seasons.
Finding a Place to Call Home
It took four years to find a site for the Thoughtful House. Here's how we did it.