Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

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.

A former Heber Light & Power employee has been arrested on a second degree felony for allegedly charging more than $100,000 on the company's credit card.

The Wasatch Wave is reporting that 54-year-old Anthony L. Furness of Heber City used a company credit card to pay for personal expenses between 2010 and 2013. Citing court documents from the Attorney General's office, Furness was the company's chief financial officer between 2006 and 2013. He allegedly concealed the personal charges by submitting expense account statements and claiming the charges were business related.

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.

Heber City police have located the missing 13-month-old Heber City girl after she was reported taken by her non-custodial father on Monday.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

Heber Valley Police Department

UPDATE: The Heber Valley Police located toddler Coraline Aimar and her father Scott, with assistance from the Durango Police Department, in Durango Colorado. According to a press release, the child was found in good condition, and was removed and put in state custody.

KPCW will continue updating this story as it developes.


Heber City Police are asking for the public's help in located a 13-month-old girl and her father, who may have illegally left the state with her. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.


Mar 12, 2014
Heber Valley Police Department

The Heber City Police Department is actively investigating a domestic child abduction which occurred March 8, 2014. The father of the child, Scott Aimar (age 31), took the child, 13-month-old Coraline Aimar, out of the State of Utah without the consent or permission of the mother. 

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.