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Park City on Monday plans to hold an open house to gather opinions about the future of Bonanza Flat, the high-altitude tract of land in Wasatch County acquired by City Hall in a conservation deal. Officials from the municipal government and Utah Open Lands, a not-for-profit organization assisting City Hall ...
A $15 million open space bond resolution passed the Wasatch County Council on Wednesday in a 4 to 3 vote. Wasatch County residents will have the chance to weigh in on the ballot initiative in November. The work of writing the bond language and educating the public begins immediately. Carolyn ...

Heber, the scenic town east of Mt. Timpanogas in Wasatch County, was the fastest growing micropolitan area in the country, and Wasatch County itself was the third fastest growing county in the country. Also prominent on the Census lists: the Provo/Orem metro area was the eighth fastest growing in the ...
Wasatch County took third place, behind Virginia's Falls Church and Comal County in Texas. Tooele County came in seventh. The three Utah counties are so-called ring areas. They're not dense enough to be considered metropolitan areas, but they're part of expanding urban communities, Perlich said.
“It's the lifestyle that attracts people, whether it's the friendly people or the outdoors and great scenery,” said Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis. ... Perlich said Wasatch County is an example of the urban core in the Wasatch Front spreading outward, which is also happening in Tooele and Morgan ...
Wasatch County has a total of ten seats that will be on November's ballot. The filing period for prospective candidates closes at the end of business on Thursday. This report by Carolyn Murray covers filings as of Tuesday, March 13, at 5 p.m.: ...

Deputies with the Wasatch County Sheriff's Department say Hales had left his home at Timberline Estates, East of Heber, with the intent of taking the snowmobile out for a test drive. He headed in the direction of Strawberry Reservoir. However, they believe he ran out of gas somewhere along the way.
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) A 60-year-old man was recused after spending several days lost in the mountains east of Herber City. David Hales and his snowmobile got stuck in deep snow over the weekend. He was reported missing to authorities Monday evening. Hales told search and rescue ...
After the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month, two Wasatch County students threatened gun violence on Snapchat videos. Local police immediately responded, thanks to alerts from other students. Thursday night the Wasatch board of education held a special public meeting to review school ...
Parkites Eileen Gallagher, a candidate for the Utah Senate District 26 seat Kevin Van Tassell currently holds, is expected to appear, along with Pat Vaughn, a Wasatch County Democrat. Roberto Lopez and Meaghan Miller, candidates for the House District 54 seat Rep. Tim Quinn occupies, and House ...
Storied Development, LLC said this week it purchased the 450-member Talisker Club in Empire Pass, 533 housing lots in the Tuhaye golf-course development in Wasatch County and four Empire Pass sites with development approvals for a combined 75 condominiums. The price was not released. Redus ...
While the project is still in the planning process with Wasatch County, representatives for the Extell Development Company made a rare appearance before members of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce Tuesday to give them a glimpse of what's to come. Leslie Thatcher has this report.
The Jordanelle Special Service District has been through a decade of foreclosures and litigation. The General Manger brought on in 2015 has focused on getting out from under all the legal wrangling. They're ready to turn on the service to the new Mayflower development and continue their commitment to ...
Wasatch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Rigby said authorities contacted the student suspect and took him into custody that same evening. ... Jason Watt, Wasatch County School District's Student Services Director said, “The School District is working hard to do all we can to be prepared for potential ...
Wasatch County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jared Rigby said authorities contacted the student suspect and took him into custody Wednesday night. Authorities said they also took a rifle into evidence, however, it was immediately known who owns the gun. Officials said any threat, credible or otherwise, is taken ...
The Wasatch County Republican Party will be hosting its annual Lincoln Day Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The event will take place at the beautiful Soldier Hollow Club House (1370 W. Soldier Hollow Ln. Midway). A delicious breakfast buffet will be served beginning at 8:00 AM, ...
A helicopter crash was reported in Utah by the Wasatch County Sheriff's Department, and you won't believe what took the chopper down. The crash happened near Currant Creek Reservoir, and a search and rescue team was deployed to the scene immediately. According to KUTV, two passengers walked ...

WASATCH COUNTY, Utah – Authorities are investigating after an elk brought down a helicopter in Wasatch County. According to the Jared Rigby with the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, authorities received a distress signal from the aircraft at about 4:30 p.m. Monday. Search and rescue teams and ...
HEBER CITY — An 18-year-old high school student has been charged with drug distribution in Wasatch County. Calvin Herman Giese, of Midway, was charged Monday in 4th District Court with drug distribution, a second-degree felony; drug distribution, a third-degree felony; DUI metabolite and ...
On Tuesday, January 30th a registered sex offender, Bruce Chatwin, entered J.R. Smith Elementary School as school was letting out. Chatwin is restricted from entering public or private primary or secondary schools - unless he is with his own biological child or if he is a legal guardian of a child at the ...
Irene Wilson Tisdale was released from her mission here on earth on January 31, 2018. She passed away at home surrounded by the love of her family. She was born January 7, 1926 at Roosevelt, Utah at the home of her grandparents, Brigham and Mary Herbert Young. She is the oldest daughter of ...
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — a tale of two festivals. Nah, too Dickensian. Anyway, it wasn't about best and worst as much as light and the tranquil absence thereof. Early in the first week, you kill time between films loitering in whatever shadow avails itself. It's all about keeping ambient ...
According to a statement from the Wasatch County School District, Chatwin was at the school to visit the teacher of his girlfriend's daughter and drop off homework. He wasn't able to find the teacher and left the school, and was later taken into custody. State law dictates that registered sex offenders may visit ...
Rick Keel, Senior Officer with the Heber City Police Department, agrees with Miles. “The school staff around here, all of them are absolute rockstars at keeping our children safe,” Keel said. Heber Police are giving a lot of credit to the Wasatch County School District and their staff for handling this situation.
Heber City residents voted in a new mayor this past November. She was elected to make changes with how city government deals with growth and how the council communicates with constituents. She'll conduct her first meeting as Chairperson of the Heber Light and Power Interlocal Utility today at 4 pm.
Randall Probst and Jonelle Fitzgerald with the Wasatch County Health Department obtained the Narcan during the Summer of 2017 as part of a state pilot project to reduce opioid-related deaths in Utah. Sheriff Todd Bonner approved issuing Narcan to deputies after consulting with Wasatch County EMS ...
PROVO, Utah (AP) — The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office says one driver is dead and another suffered critical injuries after a two-car crash on U.S. Highway 189 in Provo Canyon. The sheriff's office says the Monday night crash temporarily closed U.S. Highway 189 from Provo Canyon to Heber in both ...
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah (News4Utah) – Highway 189 was shut down in both directions near Deer Creek Reservoir Monday evening due to a fatal crash. Utah Highway Patrol received a report of a crash around 5 p.m. When troopers arrived, they found two vehicles, a sedan and an SUV had collided ...
U.S. Highway 189 from Provo Canyon to Heber was closed Monday night in both directions due to a two-car crash, according to the Wasatch County Sheriff's office. At about 5:15 p.m., Utah Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to mile marker 23 near Dock of the Bay in Deer Creek Reservoir. According ...
WASATCH COUNTY, Utah, Jan. 15, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) — One person died Monday night as a result of a crash on U.S. Route 189. Officials initially reported that four vehicles had been involved, but later said there were two — a Chevy Trailblazer and a Toyota Camry. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Jacob ...
Earlier this month, the Utah Court of Appeals set aside an order by the state's Utility Facility Review Board in favor of Wasatch County's statutory authority to protect ridgeline view corridors as outlined in the county code. Carolyn Murray has this: ...
In neighboring Wasatch County to the south, the Jordanelle area is seeing exponential growth, with new developments such as Deer Mountain, Black Rock Ridge and Victory Ranch, some with golf courses. There's anything from one-bedroom condos to luxury homes on acreage. Ski in the winter and golf ...
As the town has grown the options have spilled north, east and south into Kimball Junction, Wasatch County, and the Kamas Valley. "Park City" is a region now, not just a town. Take a sleigh up to a high-mountain yurt or grab a pepperoni slice in a historic home with hundreds of beer cans lining the walls.
On January 7th at about 9 p.m., Uintah County Sheriff's Office received a report of three individuals stuck in the Little Brushcreek Cave about 30 miles north of Vernal. Uintah County does not have a high angle rescue team, so they requested Wasatch County Search and Rescue and others to respond.
HEBER CITY — A former part-time employee at the Heber City Animal Shelter was offering to "sign off" on community service hours for women in exchange for sexual favors, according to charging documents. Aaron Kip Reid, 41, of Heber City, was charged Thursday in 4th District Court with forcible sex ...
His crew included 27 firefighters from Provo, Layton, Wasatch County, Draper, Murray and Uinta City, with seven trucks loaded with firefighting equipment. Cather said they started the drive from Provo to California first thing the morning of Dec. 7, and just as they crossed the border into the sunny state, they ...
One of the best places to do this (and escape the inversion) is near the Midway town hall in Wasatch County. There is another outdoor rink at the base of the Park City Mountain Resort. In Salt Lake City, the Gallivan Center outdoor rink surrounded by holiday lighting is popular. Indoor rinks are available in ...
Rescue crews from several Utah agencies responded to save a seriously injured Calfornia man after he fell down a shaft hundreds of feet inside the Little Brushcreek Cave system near Vernal on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Photo: Wasatch County SAR. UINTAH COUNTY, Utah, Jan. 9, 2018 (Gephardt Daily) ...
UINTAH COUNTY, Utah – Search and rescue teams have saved a man after he fell about 100 feet down a shaft inside a cave about 35 miles north of Vernal. Wasatch County Search and Rescue said Uintah County asked it for help rescuing a 20-year-old man Monday. Authorities said it took them about 12 ...
Wasatch County—Heber Valley Tourism and Economic Development and Wasatch County are pleased to announce the increase in available funds to the Tax Advisory Board's grant program from $30,000 to $50,000 to support the marketing efforts of tourism and event partners in Wasatch County. “We are ...
A few years ago, Heber Valley Hospital, the Wasatch County Health Department, and Utah State University Extension joined together to bring education and support to those dealing with diabetes. “We started with an experiment of doing a class. It worked out so well that we turned it into a support group, ...
Wasatch County's population jumped 4.1 percent to 31,224 residents. That was followed by Washington County in southern Utah with a 3.3 percent increase to 165,601 residents and Iron County with a 3 percent increase to 52,280. Tooele County (2.8 percent) and Utah County (2.4 percent) rounded out ...
A dispute about Bonanza Flat could rev up as Park City officials consider what sorts of activities will eventually be allowed on the City Hall-owned acreage in Wasatch County. Many Parkites see the land as a place to snowshoe and cross-country ski in the winter. Others, though, have long used the land for ...
12th, 2017. Wasatch County schools conduct oral bees at the class, grade, and school-wide level to select top spellers. A total of one-hundred super spellers will compete on March 6th, 2018 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in two bees — a 2nd/3rd grade practice bee, and a 4th – 8th grade bee —swift1234.
The Wasatch County Sheriff's Office and Heber City Police are asking for the public's help identifying motorcyclist who ran from officers Tuesday. Heber officers said the suspect sped away from police and officers are looking for them. However, officers have not said why the suspect ran in the first place.
The Wasatch County Search & Rescue team was notified late Friday of an overdue hunter in the Strawberry area. The search and rescue teams ...
Extell Development Company announced today the acquisition of the Stichting Mayflower parcel of land in Wasatch County. Over the past year, New York based developer Extell has worked with Stichting Mayflower Mountain Fonds and Stichting Mayflower Recreational Fonds, Netherlands-based ...
The 22nd Annual Wasatch Junior Turkey sale will be held on November 21st a Tuesday evening starting at 7:00 PM in the Wasatch County ...
Extell Development Company announced today the acquisition of the Stichting Mayflower parcel of land in Wasatch County. Over the past year, ...
The 22nd Annual Wasatch Junior Turkey sale will be held on November 21st a Tuesday evening starting at 7:00 PM in the Wasatch County ...


 

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