Mike Davis

The United States Air Force has settled on a location in Wasatch County to develop a four-star hotel that will cater to members of the military. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Local News Hour - August 19, 2016

Aug 19, 2016

  On today’s program, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation about the closure of Jenny’s as the EPA goes in to clean up tens of thousands of cubic yards of mining waste. Larry White ,the CEO of TCFC, has details about a public open house on Tuesday as the company readies a revised masterplan for the 3.8 million square feet of development still to do at the base of Canyons Village and mid-mountain. Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis has updates on a number of development projects, including the new military hotel and Mayflower master plan.

The Wasatch County Manager's office is now accepting applications for residents and professionals to serve on the Jordanelle Special Planning Area Planning Commission. Leslie Thatcher has more.

  ATVs on the highway, nightly rentals in neighborhoods and a controversial development proposal are on the Wasatch County Council agenda.   KPCW’s Renai Bodley has a preview:

Plans to develop the more than 3,000 acre Mayflower parcel strerching from the shores of Jordanelle Reservoir to the upper reaches of Deer Valley Resort are moving forward, with a Park City architect leading the way. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Lisa Boyle

It could be another year before the smokes clears and those responsible for starting the Wheeler Fire have to pay the $1.5 million cost to put out the 640 acre fire. While no one was injured or buildings damaged, right now, Wasatch County is footing the bill.  Renai Bodley has the story.

Ron Phillips via LInkedIn

The Jordanelle Special Service District has a new director and one less lawsuit to deal with. Leslie Thatcher has this update.

Egyptian Theatre Company

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Wasatch County Manager Mike Davis about the JSSD and Mayflower. Summit County Manager Tom Fisher reviews Wednesday's county council meeting, Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen provides her monthly update and Randy Barton talks about his one-man, two-act performance, Famous and Infamous, this weekend at the Egyptian Theater.

Will Heber City see any traffic relief anytime soon on Main Street?  A bypass would help reduce the number of cars and trucks in the area.  But it's still several years away.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Here is a link to the Rural Planning Organization Plans from the Utah Department of Transportation website.

(Go to page 3 for the Wasatch County Regional Transportation Plan - Roads for Years 2011 - 2040)

It's business as usual at the Jordanelle Special Service District as Wasatch County officials wait for results of a state audit of the district. Leslie Thatcher has more.