Recent Articles by Lee Benson
Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 7:39 pm MDT
Michael Benson, president at Southern Utah University, will be moving on in August to Richmond, Ky., to take over as president of Eastern Kentucky University. In a conversation with the Deseret News, he speaks ...
Published: Sunday, June 9, 2013 1:38 pm MDT
For 27 years, Vere Densley taught type at Mount Jordan Junior High School. Two students whose lives were impacted greatly by his class looked up the 87-year-old educator last week to say thanks.
Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013 11:06 pm MDT
The Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum in Fillmore, Millard County, attests to the fact that then as now, the government doesn't always get it right.
Published: Saturday, May 25, 2013 10:49 am MDT
Twelve years ago, Richard Jones rowed the ocean — now he's attempting to hike the mountains from Mexico to Canada.
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 4:21 pm MDT
Since 1985, the National Ability Center in Park City has shown people with so-called disabilities how to adapt and enjoy the many benefits of sports and recreation.
Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 9:56 am MDT
Joe Gross, self-professed 'National Mortgage Expert,' talks about the pros and cons of home mortgages in today's economy.
Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 am MDT
About the last thing Richard Falkner expected last Tuesday night was to answer the doorbell to a hug and heartfelt thank you from two of the daughters of the man whose life he saved — 57 years ago.
Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 4:49 pm MDT
In 1955, Richard Falkner saved Jesse Peavey's life. Fifty-seven years later, Jesse's daughters track Richard down just to say thanks.
Published: Sunday, May 5, 2013 5:25 pm MDT
From the Teleram to the iPhone, producing a newspaper has changed completely — and that's not all.
Published: Friday, April 26, 2013 4:02 pm MDT
New Yorkers Chuck and Paddy Mollard moved to Utah to retire — and they're not the retiring type.