September/October 2019

$8.95

September/October 2019

$8.95

The fall 2019 of Utah Life transports readers into autumn in the mountains and the desert of the Beehive State.

  • Partake of the fruits of the Earth – both the edible variety and the visual kind – by visiting Capitol Reef National Park. Story and photos by Dan Leeth.
  • At Bonneville Salt Flats, salt is addicting. Story and photos by Chris Amundson.
  • The Alpine Loop Scenic Backway twists and turns, dips and rises through the American Fork Canyon country brimming with fall colors. Story by Vanessa Zimmer.
  • The dark story of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, which unfolded north of St. George, is memorialized as a National Historic Landmark. Story by Michael Zimmer.

PLUS:

  • Past winners of the Governor’s Favorites cooking contest at the Utah State Fair share their bounty.
  • Pando, the giant aspen, illustrates optimism in central Utah.
  • Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal says we should all be like children, at least when we read and write poetry.
  • The pumpkin people are returning to Cache Valley … for the Pumpkin Walk.
  • Brigham Young‘s official residence in Salt Lake City is a museum known as the Beehive House.
  • Weigh in on our search for favorite dinosaur destinations in the state.
  • Andrew J. Russell was more than the photographer behind the famous ceremonial image at the joining of the rails at Promontory Summit.
  • Utah Trivia: What do Nolan Bushnell, Martin Fleischman, Philo T. Farnsworth and Lester F. Wire have in common?
  • Poetry: Our poets plumb the seeds of their imagination by writing about “Harvest.”
  • The golden light of Boulder Valley captures first place in our Monumental Exposure photo contest.
  • Explore Utah: Cedar City hosts its own railroad celebration and horseback riders round up the bison on Antelope Island – just a couple of examples of entertaining events this fall throughout the state.
  • Last Laugh: Kerry Soper’s marathon-running career came to a bad end.

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