Jul 4, 2019 6:07 pm MDTIs desert varnish a pathway to detecting 'alien' life? Scientists aren't sure what causes a widespread phenomenon in Utah known as "desert varnish." Is it made by something that's alive? A Colorado professor thinks an effort to explain the mystery could help NASA scientists in the search for alien life.
Jun 8, 2019 5:29 pm MDT'Mammoth' discovery made at a secret Utah location There's been a mammoth discovery near Lake Powell. At a secret location, bones from an elephant-like Columbian mammoth have been quietly excavated. Scientists say the discovery may shed light on why the giant animals went extinct.
Jun 2, 2019 8:17 pm MDTPower plant shutdown looms over Navajo Nation A huge economic blow is beginning to descend on communities near Lake Powell on the Utah-Arizona border. A giant power plant that's been a big provider of jobs for nearly a half-century now seems certain to die in the next few months.
May 10, 2019 5:41 pm MDTColorado town disputes Utah's transcontinental claim to fame When Utah celebrated the 150th anniversary of the driving of the golden spike, the cheering section was pretty much statewide. But in a tiny Colorado town, some people think the whole thing in Utah is a historical fraud.
Apr 21, 2019 6:52 pm MDTAn ancient mystery — or a hoax —at Lake Powell? Is it a remarkable discovery or a clever hoax? A hiker in southern Utah has found what appear to be old Spanish coins possibly dating back to the time of the conquistadors and perhaps even earlier, long before the voyages of Columbus.