Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

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The Tour of Utah just announced the route for this year's race and Park City isn't on the list.  However, Heber City is. The Tour dates this year are July 31 - August 6.   The race will start in Logan, then head to Brigham City and Snowbasin for Stage 2.  Stage 3 will feature individual time trials in Big Cottonwood Canyon.  South Jordan will host Stage 4.  Stage 5 will be in Davis County, starting in Layton City and ending in Bountiful.  Stage 6 will be in Heber Valley at Soldier Hollow and end at Snowbird.  The final stage will be in Salt Lake City.

A new Utah population report is out, and once again Wasatch County is the fastest growing county in the state. KPCW’s Renai Bodley crunches the numbers: 

Click here to see the full population report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.

A request by Karl Malone car dealership to turn a residential property into a parking lot was continued by the Heber City Planning Commission last week.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has the story:

The Karl Malone car dealership in Heber City wants to put an employee parking lot in a residential area where a 19th century home is now.   There will be a public hearing Thursday  night.  KPCW’s Renai Bodley has more:

Click here to see a link to the Heber City staff report on the proposed rezone, including maps of the proposed change.

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A large crowd turned out for a public hearing about the proposed form base code in Heber City.  More than 300 residents attended.  And it appears the majority of them didn't like what they heard.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

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Wasatch County residents will vote on whether they want to change the zoning on a prized parcel of open space.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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.

Doe and fawn in alfalfa field by Dustin Stettler, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources on 3-31-07.

In response to an increase in wildlife calls and concerns in the Heber Valley, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is holding a public open house Wednesday, June 1.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Heber City Council passed a resolution opposing expanding or upgrading the city's airport.  And another airport resolution is on the agenda for Thursday night's meeting.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Rocky Mountain Power is hoping that its planned upgrade of a major transmission line through Summit County goes into service by late-2017, to supply increased capacity in Summit and Wasatch counties. While power needs in the Park City area are a big reason fro the upgrade, the governmental review of the line has taken place mostly on the east side of Summit County. That includes a disagreement with a group of landowners, and an appeal over a section of the line, going to the Summit County Council. Rick Brough has more.

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