Here’s a look back at the strange events that preceded and followed the tragic Mark Hofmann bombings on Oct. 15, 1985.
Here’s a look at five things you may not know about national Prohibition and how the movement played out in Utah.
Why is the innovating family-friendly movie filtering company now facing facing $62 million in damages for copyright infringement? Here’s a look back at how VidAngel got here.
Here’s a look back at May through our favorite 12 photos from Deseret News photographers.
Eighteen years ago today, a massive tornado ripped through downtown Salt Lake City, causing one death, at least 81 injuries and an estimated $170 million in damages.
Here is a look back at the events surrounding Josh Holt’s imprisonment in Venezuela.
On Aug. 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution. Here’s a look at what it took to get there.
Here are eight facts you might not know about how this painful period of American history played out in Utah.
Here’s a look back at the month of January in our favorite 14 photos from Deseret News photographers.
Like the rest of the world, Utahns could not escape the 1918 Spanish flu. Here’s a look back at how the pandemic unfolded in Utah.
Deseret News photographers traveled the state and across the globe to capture some of the month’s most memorable moments.
On October 15, 1868 — 150 years ago today — Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution was formally organized. In honor of this sesquicentennial anniversary, here’s a look back at six things you may not know about ZCMI.
Nearly 90 years ago today, Hogle Zoo opened in its current location at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. Here’s a look back at four Utah zoo animals that made headlines over the years.
Saltair, the storied Salt Lake beach resort originally owned by the LDS Church, lured 10,000 people to its 1893 dedication and drew crowds well into the ‘30s and early ‘40s. Today it is still remembered fondly and lives on in Utah’s cultural memory.
June brought celebration, reflection and the first waves of scorching summer heat. Here’s a look back at our favorite photo highlights.
May brought laughter, loss, tears and triumph. Here’s a look back at our favorite photo highlights.
Conservationist, explorer, author and environmental philosopher John Muir was born nearly two centuries ago on April 21, 1838. Here’s a look at what Muir had to say about his brief time in Utah.
With Women’s History Month in full swing, check out how Kanab’s all-women Town Council made headlines more than a century ago.
In honor of Albert Einstein’s birthday, here are 22 quotes that showcase his wit and wisdom.
Many details about Laura Ingalls Wilder’s long and fascinating life aren’t included in her novels. With that in mind, here are six facts you may not know about the author of the “Little House on the Prairie” series.
Mark Twain’s 1872 “Roughing It” recounts his 1861-67 journey by stagecoach through the Wild West, including a two-day stop in Salt Lake City, narrated with Twain’s trademark wit and satire.
On Nov. 3, 1896, Martha Hughes Cannon was elected, defeating a group of candidates that included her own husband and earning the title of the United States’ first woman state senator.
In honor of Banned Books Week, here’s a look at 20 classic and bestselling books that have been frequently challenged –– many of which you have probably read.
A particularly smoky summer has sparked conversations among Utahns about whether the joys of fireworks outweigh their potential risks.
As the first newspaper in Utah, the Deseret News has chronicled the settlement of the West, the creation of a new state and over sixteen decades of world events.
Born 216 years ago on June 1, 1801, Brigham Young was many things to many people in his 76 years. Utah –– and the American West –– would not be the same without him.
In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a look back at some of our favorite stories that explore motherhood, celebrate mothers and share their wisdom.
Trump won’t be attending this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Some say he shouldn’t support an event that has become so Hollywood-focused and corrupt, but others say the tradition has merit.
In his recent letter, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlines a bold global mission for the platform. Some worry about what Facebook’s new vision means for the future of journalism and democracy.
Even though social media and other web content are so easily accessible, the internet is actually very fragile. To ensure we have a full record of 21st-century life, archivists are developing ways to preserve the web for future generations.