Midway

Utah Open Lands

Wasatch County Council voted Wednesday evening to approve issuing two million dollars to the preservation of a 100-acre dairy farm in the valley.

Midway City

  

Midway City Council meets Tuesday evening to discuss a variety of development projects in the city, including potentially updating the Homestead Master Plan.

 

Plans to revitalize the Homestead Resort in Midway have been a topic of conversation for the past year and a half. Now the owners of the resort are coming again to the City Council to ask for a master plan amendment. 

 

Midway City

  Midway City Council authorized the use of one million dollars to preserve 82 acres of open space in the city Tuesday evening. The owner of the land said they’d like the city to keep the money to improve the land.

Midway City

A ruling by a state utility board would have put an end to Midway’s bid to place transmission lines underground.  That movement is still alive as City council voted to ask for a stay on the ruling Tuesday evening.  


Volt Citizens Group

70% of Midway residents polled wish to have new large transmission lines buried underground, and over half a million dollars have been raised to fund that effort. Despite that support, The lines could end up overhead due to high costs and a large power companies reported deadline.

Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands

The Saddle Fire has burned 683 acres and is up to 70% contained.

Wasatch County Fire

The Saddle Fire located to the north of Midway and Interlaken has burned 646 acres but is 40% contained. 

  

Mitchel Burns

  Fire officials reported last night that the Saddle Fire located in the hills to the North of Midway had reached 200 acres and was 0% contained. 

Wasatch County Fire

The hills near Interlaken are ablaze. Crews are battling the fourth fire in the area within a week.

UPDATE 4:15 pm - Officials are now reporting the Saddle Fire has grown to 100 acres in size.

Some good news is that the flames are moving away from the homes and other structures nearby in the Interlaken area. Still as a precaution several homes were evacuated in the area. 

 

Heber Valley Special Service District

Maintenance at the Heber Valley sewer ponds has created an awful smell in the area. The cause of the stench is work that occurs about twice every century.

Midway Boosters

Midway Boosters announced Saturday they will cancel Swiss Days this year.

The club's announcement on its website said their decision was due to COVID-19 and came "under direction of the Wasatch Health Department."

Leaders in Wasatch County released an informational video about COVID-19 in the county. You can view the video here. 


Heber Valley Artisan Cheese

At Tuesday’s Midway City Council meeting the council committed 1/5 of their open space bond to the preservation of the Albert Kohler Legacy Farm. After a public hearing and receiving feedback from the community the council approved a motion to sign a letter of financial support in the amount of $1,000,000 to the dairy farm.


Midway City

Midway City Council will consider pledging 1,000,000 to the Albert Kohler Legacy Farm conservation project on Tuesday. The council will consider issuing the five-million-open space bond passed by residents in 2018.


VOLT Citizens

The Utah Utility Facility Review Board held their initial hearing regarding Rocky Mountain Power’s petition against Midway City on Tuesday.


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