Wasatch County

Officers from the Wasatch County Sheriff's Department and Heber City Police responded today when a State Prison convict walked away from a work detail. The escapee was caught shortly afterward at Wal-Mart this afternoon, but officers also had to deal with a bomb discovered with the inmate. Rick Brough has more.

Utah Governor Gary Herbert is scheduled to visit a group of Heber City high school students today, who urged lawmakers this year to pass a bill allowing 16- and 17-year-olds to serve as election poll workers. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Rep. Kraig Powell is not supportive of a legislative proposal that could privatize two State golf courses within his district, in Wasatch County. Rick Brough has more.

Highway Mishaps

Jan 28, 2014

Summit County sheriff deputies have been busy the past week with a variety of incidents and mishaps on the local roadways. Those include a chase from Wasatch County, and the crash of a cattle-hauling vehicle that resulted in the death of several animals. Rick Brough has more.

A man is in police custody following an attempted kidnapping in Wasatch County Saturday night. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The man accused of killing a teenage girl 18 years ago near Heber City made his first court appearance on Monday. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

MIDWAY, UTAH (AP) - Detectives say they solved an 18 year old murder of a girl in Utah with the help of a DNA lab and the arrest of a suspect. Rick Brough has more.

Wasatch Superintendent, Terry Shoemaker, was lauded as Utah superintendent of the year. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Utah Department of Transportation

A single-vehicle truck-trailer accident held up traffic on U.S. 40 Friday afternoon. It sent both passengers to Salt Lake hospitals, one of those with critical injuries. Rick Brough has more.

A joint meeting between all the government officials and planning staffs from Park City, Heber City, Summit and Wasatch Counties was held earlier this week and was the first in what will likely be many over the coming months. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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