Recent Articles by John Hollenhorst
Published: Sunday, July 6, 2014 9:54 pm MDT
Chemical engineer Bret Webster reveals some of the secrets of his hobby — photographing scenery and the sky. His photos have become a surprising success around the world, even though in some ways he's jus...
Published: Sunday, July 6, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
State crews are making progress on a seemingly endless project, trying to close up thousands of abandoned mines to protect recreationists from the dangers lurking underground,
Published: Friday, July 4, 2014 6:00 pm MDT
A North Ogden man was part of a Japanese-American combat team in World War II that became the most decorated unit in American history, even though most of the soldiers had relatives back home who were locked up...
Published: Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:01 pm MDT
For five years, a science partnership between BYU and the National Park Service has been collecting data on the behavior and travels of rattlesnakes. Researchers say the snakes often get a bad rap and that peop...
Published: Monday, June 9, 2014 11:37 am MDT
Utah's biggest and oldest resident is in declining health; Pando is in trouble. Who or what is Pando? "He" is a single plant that covers more than 100 acres and he may have lived for 80,000 years.
Published: Sunday, June 8, 2014 3:01 pm MDT
The Bureau of Land Management rejected a mining company's latest proposal to prospect for potash in a salty lakebed that was crossed by the ill-fated Donner Party in 1846.
Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 10:01 pm MDT
Is an ancient curse hanging over a Utah state park? Many visitors who have plundered petrified wood from the park have lived to regret it and begged forgiveness.
Published: Monday, May 26, 2014 7:01 pm MDT
An elaborate system of fences and underpasses built last year to keep deer and vehicles from colliding east of Kanab has been labeled a success. But the experiment has not been without problems — both ani...
Published: Friday, May 23, 2014 5:05 pm MDT
A Utah company finalized a contract to play a major role in the expensive project of fixing the dome of the U.S. Capitol building.
Published: Monday, May 12, 2014 11:26 am MDT
A flurry of bike trail construction and planning in various parts of the state is beginning to connect Utah communities to the great outdoors. Two ribbon-cuttings are planned for May 31 in Moab and in the Salt ...