Recent Articles by John Hollenhorst
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 10:01 pm MDT
Utah's most famous display of ancient rock art is apparently not so ancient after all. Research at Utah State University using natural radioactivity and glow-in the-dark technology uncovered some secrets of The...
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 4:58 pm MDT
Most people take electricity in their homes for granted, only missing it during the occasional power outage. But near Lake Powell, some families have been waiting decades to get electricity, and for some that w...
Published: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:54 am MDT
The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the location has bee...
Published: Friday, August 15, 2014 3:28 pm MDT
Millions of Americans served in the military during World War II, but many feel it was the years just after the war that changed the course of this country.
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.