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Charcoal kilns are part of a nearly forgotten industry that, in the words of one expert, came to be thought of "almost like a criminal activity."
An imaging technique called LIDAR helps geologists map areas denuded of trees, shrubs, grass and ever some lighter buildings. It can help detect hidden hazards that like landslides, faults and flood threats.
The man in charge of keeping the campus green at the University of Utah is calling for the state to lift its ban on a so-called "noxious weed." He believes it could be part of the answer to long-term worries ab...
Many travelers like to sleep in a tent to save the cost of a night in a motel room. But penny-pinchers who come upon the Moab Under Canvas campground would be advised to drive right on by. A night in a tent the...
Utah's most unusual RV resort has reopened, which should please folks who'd enjoy a slightly wacky mix of '50s and '60s retro culture, movie star worship and the mystique of a certain brand of RV.
Most military veterans of the World War II era returned home to normal, quiet lives and spent the rest of their years without public acclaim. That certainly is not the case with a Utah veteran known as "the Ca...
William Grandstaff inspired an opera, or at least part of one. A 10-minute segment of the proposed opera had its world premiere during the Moab Music Festival.
Farmers in southern Utah are scratching their heads and trying to figure out what caused an unusual phenomenon in an irrigation pond. Earlier this week, Gary Dalton of Circleville discovered a mysterious crater...
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...
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...