Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

Tuesday night Wasatch County voters elected two female mayors, and helped replace Congressman Jason Chaffetz with another Republican.  Kelleen Potter was elected Heber City mayor, defeating incumbent Alan McDonald.  And Celeste Johnson was elected mayor of Midway, defeating incumbent Colleen Bonner.   

In Heber City's city council race, Heidi Franco won re-election.  Wayne Hardman also won. 

In the Third District Congressional race, John Curtis, Provo's mayor, soundly defeated democrat Kathie Allen.

Kelleen Potter

Kelleen Potter defeated incumbent Alan McDonald in Heber City's race for mayor Tuesday night.  Potter won with 1,437 votes to McDonald's 1,015.   Potter is a former high school teacher who also served as the State Elections Director under Governor Mike Leavitt.   She was elected to Heber's City Council in 2013.   Prior to serving as mayor, McDonald served a full term on Heber's City Council.  

Moose in Iron Canyon -Dave Cushing

Seeing Moose in this part of the Wasatch Back is common.  Spotting moose on the trails is one thing but in Park City, they’re often seen wandering up Swede Alley or grazing in the round-about on Deer Valley Drive.  Some of Utah’s wildlife experts are keeping watch on the moose that inhabit the region from Parley’s Canyon to Duchesne.  

The Extell Development Company out of New York City has closed on the 23-hundred acre mountain parcel of Mayflower – paving the way for an expansion of the Deer Valley Resort. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

OK 3 AIR Sues Summit County Man For Defamation

Oct 31, 2017
Heber City Airport

On August 9th, Heber City Airport’s Fixed Base Operator – known as an FBO -  OK3 Air - filed a lawsuit in the Summit County’s 3rd District Court claiming defamation and tortious interference.  On Wednesday, the case will be considered on a motion to dismiss by the defendant.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Jared "JC" Simonsen Runs for Midway City Council

Oct 24, 2017
Jared "JC" Simonsen

Jared “JC” Simonsen is running for Midway City Council.  He comes from the small town of Manti, Utah.  He works in software design developing business management and accounting applications. He’s lived in Midway for 5 years.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Don Huggard Wants Another Term on Midway City Council

Oct 24, 2017
Don Huggard

Don Huggard has lived in Midway for 50 years and he’s on the ballot this November hoping to win one of the two open seats on City Council.  He spent 20 years on the council from 1992 to 2012.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Heidi Franco Seeks a Second Term on Heber City Council.

Oct 20, 2017
Heidi Franco

Heidi Franco has been interested in government since she was 14.  She’s running for a second term on the Heber City. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, a Master’s in Public Administration and a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Utah. Carolyn Murray has this:  

Long Time Heber Resident Seeking A City Council Seat

Oct 19, 2017
Perry Rose

Perry Rose moved to Heber City in 1968.  He’s been in town most of his life.  After graduating from High School, he started a long law enforcement career in Heber.  After his retirement from the Heber City Police Department, he now works with his partner in a local business called Pride Investigations and Security. Carolyn Murray has this: 

 

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