Wasatch County

Wasatch County authorities say a Texas man has died at the Rainbow Gathering near Heber City - the second unattended death that's been reported at the counter-culture event.

Meanwhile, officers last week also arrested a Rainbow attendee from New Jersey, on charges he tried to rob a woman outside a Heber store. Rick Brough has more.

As KPCW first reported, the Rainbow Family of living light world peace and healing gathering is headed back to northern Utah - this time to the Uintah National Forest outside of Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

The 2014 Rainbow Family of Living Light world peace and healing gathering could be headed back to northern Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Wasatch High school has made international news for its editing of high school student yearbook photos. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Wasatch County is one of the fastest growing counties in the State and last year the U.S. census Bureau listed it No. 21 among the fastest growing in the nation. All this provides county officials a good deal to grapple with. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Wasatch Trails Alliance has blossomed as a trails foundation at nearly the same rate that new trails in the Heber Valley have. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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.

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