Lee Benson
Lee Benson's About Utah column runs Monday and Friday. Email: benson@desnews.com.

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In 1990, against thought-to-be-impossible odds, eight Mormon missionaries fled a civil war in Liberia and lived to tell about it.
Hollow Mountain Service is the world's only gas station hollowed out of a mountain.
Dunford Bakers' chocolate-iced doughnut is the treat that keeps on treating.
After all he's seen in his decades in politics, Kim Burningham has a lot to say about the status quo.
At Monticello, the town links lure golfers from near and far.
Utah entertainer Jason Hewlett normally performs for corporations and other private events, but he'll be back on the public stage Monday night to support an extended family member facing a battle with colon can...
As executive director of Moab Chamber of Commerce for the past two years, Jodie Hugentobler has had a crash course in business, Moab style.
Ever since The Incident, remote Goblin Valley is becoming less so.
At the Violin Making School of America, they make instruments the old-school way.
Deb Lovci, lead guide for Ski Utah's Interconnect Tour, has been named Best Skiing Guide by Outside Magazine.