Heber City

The travel booking website Expedia.com has placed Heber on its list of the most beautiful towns in America. Rick Brough has more:

Heber City / Heber City

Heber City is under tremendous growth pressure.  It’s deemed one of the fastest growing areas nationwide.  Annexation policies were adopted several weeks ago at a city council meeting but then rescinded a week later by the council.  The annexation policy would have allowed two large parcels near the Utah Valley University campus to be brought under Heber’s land use code. That option, at least for now, is off the table. Carolyn Murray has this story. 

A couple of weeks ago, the Heber City Council voted in favor of annexing a large area north of town that would allow them to double the size of the city. However, Thursday’s council agenda has a consideration to repeal the decision.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Beautification Coming To Heber City's Main Street

Apr 20, 2018

Heber City wants to brighten Main Street with flowers, traffic calming, "wayfinding" and clean sidewalks.  A new beautification committee is tasked with making the town a more inviting and vibrant place for visitors, locals and business owners. Carolyn Murray has this:

Heber City experienced a brief power outage Thursday afternoon, David Boyle has more:

Heber City Searching For New Manager

Mar 7, 2018
Heber City Website Photo-Mark Anderson

The City Manager of Heber is stepping aside after 28 years in the role.  The city is looking for his replacement and hopes to identify a candidate in the coming months.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Wasatch County School District is responding to another social media post, this one by a 16-year-old student, threatening school violence.  School administrators have communicated the incident through a letter on their website, www.wasatch.edu.  The student has not been charged as of this reporting but is detained in a youth detention center.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Wasatch High School Student Charged With Felony

Mar 1, 2018

A 15- year-old Wasatch High school student was arrested last week and remains in juvenile detention after posting a threatening video on social media. The video was seen by a fellow student and immediately reported to the police. Carolyn Murray has details:

A Wasatch High School student is in custody after a classmate alerted authorities Wednesday night that a fellow student was threatening gun violence on social media. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Rocky Mountain Power and Heber Light & Power are working on a project to install high power transmission lines to connect the Jordanelle and Midway substations. Power poles as high as 110 feet would run through the Heber Valley. Public opposition has forced a temporary halt to the project. Carolyn Murray has this:

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