Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

Judges currently presiding in Summit County's Third District court and Wasatch County's Fourth District Court are two   of seven nominees for a vacancy on Utah's Supreme Court.  

The open seat on the Supreme Court is for Justice Christine Durham, who will retire as of November 16th.

A Judicial Nominating Commission has picked seven nominees, including local Judges  Paige Petersen, who serves as the Silver Creek Justice Center and Fourth District Court Judge Derek Pullan, who works in Wasatch County. 

Heber City

The Heber City Council is likely to approve new minimum standards of operation for the municipal airport.  They’ll meet on Thursday and vote on adoption of the FAA standards.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Heber City Threatened With a Law Suit From OK3 AIR

Sep 28, 2017
Heber City Website

Heber City Council has posted the final version and recommendations to update the municipal airport minimum standards.  It’s a process that started more than a year ago and has drawn significant attention from many stakeholders including the threat of a law suit by the Field Base Operator, OK3 AIR.   Carolyn Murray has more:

With the help of several grants, the People's Health Clinic will be opening a satellite office in Heber City after the start of the new year. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Wasatch County Clerk’s office completed the final Hand Count for the Primary Elections which were held August 15th.  Heber’s City Council race now has a different outcome from the post-election results.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Wasatch School District Website

The Wasatch County School Board of Education is accepting applications for a new school board position.    Debbie Jones retired last month.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

Algae Bloom in Deer Creek Reservoir Calls for Warnings

Sep 15, 2017
Utah Environmental Quality Website

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality was doing some routine Ecoli testing when a staff member noticed an algae problem in a small area near the Island Marina at Deer Creek Reservoir.    The Wasatch County Department of Environmental Quality and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District worked together on site and found an isolated area of toxic algae blooms.  Carolyn Murray has more:  

Wasatch County Fire District

The Wasatch County Fire District needs about a million dollars to properly protect the county and provide reliable emergency services.  With the population growth and increased call volume, Fire and EMS can’t keep up.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

Heber Man Dies in Rollover Accident on SR 40

Sep 8, 2017
Shawn Long Youcaring.org / https://www.youcaring.com/shawnmichaeljoshzaredalonzojojoalexanderadamaugusti-941279

A vehicle rollover on September 5th took the life of a Heber City man.  It was a single vehicle accident and the victim died as a result of injuries sustained when he was ejected from the driver’s side window.  Carolyn Murray has more: 


Midway Residents Want Open Space Bond

Sep 7, 2017

     In a recent vote, the Midway City Council refused to put an open space bond on November’s ballot, saying all of the details had not been worked out. Pure Midway is the citizens group interested in preserving the rural setting and is building support for their cause.  Carolyn Murray has more: