Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

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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The air is bad on the Wasatch Front this week, and some parts of the Wasatch Back are seeing some haze, too.  The Wasatch County Health Department plans to install an air monitor soon.   KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story: 

A sewage line construction project is one million dollars over budget in Heber City.  That, combined with a big growth spurt, has prompted city leaders to propose a hike in sewage impact fees.  There's a public hearing on the matter Thursday, February 4th.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

Heber City leaders are trying to determine a new look and brand for the city, and they say citizen input is essential.  They held a public open house last week and they've planned another one in January.  KPCW's Renai Bodley talked to Heber City Planning Director Tony Kohler about the process:

On today's program Leslie Thatcher speaks to Ton Kohler, Heber City Planning Director, Park City Council Member Cindy Matsumoto, Jake Hanely, Jeremy Ranch Nordic Track Manager and Mike Luers, Director of the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District about proposed fee increases.

As KPCW reported last week, Heber City has a six-month moratorium on residential building.  City leaders say during that time they want to gather public input on the future of their community. Heber City Planner Tony Kohler and consultant Thomas Eddington were on The Local News Hour with Leslie Thatcher to explain the process.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has more:

Heber City Council

Just in time for winter, a building freeze is in effect for Heber City.  The City Council voted unanimously to suspend any residential building for the next six months.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

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