Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

It’s always newsworthy when Utah’s Mountains experience a snow year like 2017.  Even with the above average snow pack and potential of flooding, mother-nature offered up some unique conditions that filled northern Utah reservoirs.  Carolyn Murray has this update.

New Utah Political Party Takes a More Centrist Position

Jul 17, 2017
Salt Lake Tribune

The United Utah Party is a new political party that has the son of former senator Bob Bennet, throwing his hat in the ring for the district 3 congressional seat.  Wasatch County is part of that district.    Carolyn Murray has more on this political development.

On June 6th, business leaders and classroom teachers filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor’s office.  This launches a ballot initiative to raise taxes to raise per pupil school funding. Carolyn Murray has more:

Heber Annex Draws Concern from Wasatch County Members

Jul 6, 2017

Wasatch County constituents are concerned that Heber City might designate a massive property, north of the city, for annexation. Rick Brough has more.

Dave Cushing Snowdome Studios

What would you do if you’re 7 miles out in the back country and you hurt yourself badly enough you can’t get back to the trailhead?  This happened to one of KPCW’s reporters. She made it down okay, but it was a close call and it prompted her to sign up for the new search and rescue insurance card the very next day.  

Both the Republican and Democratic State conventions were held this past weekend.  It’s going to be a lively election season with the special election to fill the vacancy in the District 3 Congressional seat.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Heber Has Active Political Season

Jun 15, 2017

With candidate filing windows closed, Heber City has plenty of candidates interested in running for the Mayors seat and for the 2 open council seats.  Carolyn Murray has more:

The Wasatch County Council last week took the first steps to put an open space bond election before voters, but first wants to engage the now-defunct open space committee before committing to anything.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more:  

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