Mayor Kellen Potter

Heber and Midways Mayors are implementing a friendly competition to encourage service in the valley.

Heber City

Heber City is holding a Holiday celebration on Friday.

image from the cities new website
Heber Valley Flight Path .com

As part of Heber City’s efforts to update the airport master plan, the city has launched a new website to inform the public of the process.

A Utah nonprofit that works to secure equal rights and protections for LGBTQ Utahns and their families is expanding their reach in the Wasatch Back.

Equality Utah is the state’s leading LGBTQ political advocacy organization. Based in Salt Lake City, the organizations Executive Director Troy Williams says they are looking to expand their reach.  

Two properties that might be swapped between local governmental agencies
Heber City

Midway and Heber City Councils meet in regular session tomorrow evening. The councils will discuss annexations, short-term rentals, transmission lines and more.

View from above the Heber Airport, in the photo is the airport with several planes parked on the tarmac and a view of the Wasatch Mountains in the background.
Heber City

As Heber City prepares for The Heber Airport Master Plan Update, they’ve released an informational video.

Artistic rendering of the entrance to the newly renovated hospital in Heber. Shown in the painting is the parking lot and entrance into the building
Intermountain Health Care

On Tuesday evening the Heber Valley Hospital will be holding an open house as they complete their second phase of their expansion project.

The hospital is most the way through a $41.3 million expansion project. Heber Valley Hospital Director of Communications Amy Tuddenham said since they weren’t constructing a new building the hospital had to expand and renovate while remaining in operation.

The $150 million school bond to create a new high school in the Heber Valley and to replace the current Midway Elementary school will not pass according to Tuesday night results. 5,223 or 57% residents voted against the bond while 3,921 or 42% voted for it.

LSC Consulting

The first report regarding the Wasatch County Transit Study has been completed. Below are some the report’s findings and the roadmap for a bus system to possibly come to Wasatch County next year.

Members of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce met for a sendoff for the director of the organization for the past eight years.

Heber Valley Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering

The Heber Valley Western Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering is celebrating it’s 25th year. The event begins Wednesday evening and continues through Sunday.

Director of the gathering Ted Caldwell explains what western music and cowboy poetry is all about.

Ballots will begin to be sent out on October 16th, Wednesday to all active registered voters. There will be four different ballots sent out during the election.

All residents of Wasatch County will receive a ballot asking about the $150 million school bond election which if passed would replace Midway Elementary School and create a new high school in the valley.

Three municipalities will receive ballots with additional city council races.

Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce

A car accident in Heber ended with the destruction of an antique item that welcomed many into the city.

The antique covered wagon in front of the Heber Valley Chamber Commerce building was destroyed over the weekend.

The accident took place Saturday morning when a drunk driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the wagon. This is according to the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce. The wagon is located at the intersection of 500 N and US 40 on the north end of Heber City.

The Mayors of six Wasatch County towns released a statement regarding the Wasatch School District $150 million bond.

The Mayors of Charleston, Wallsburg, Daniel, Interlaken, Midway and Heber City have all signed a statement regarding the $150 Million School Bond Wasatch County residents will vote on this election season. The five-paragraph statement was released on Wednesday.

Heber City Mayor Kellen Potter said that after asking questions to the board at an interlocal meeting and a public hearing she heard that she was being described as against addressing the issue.

A Heber City man who pled guilty to two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor after his ipod was found with child pornography, has now been charged in Cache County for having an inappropriate relationship with a minor.