Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

Ice Castle Opens in Midway

Dec 28, 2017
Ice Castle Melissa Smuznyski

 On Friday night, the Ice Castle in Midway at the Homestead Resort, opens to the public.  It’s built on about an acre on the driving range behind the resort and offers a frosty adventure for kids and adults. Carolyn Murray has this.

Heber City Website Photo

An agreement was signed between Heber Light and Power and Rocky Mountain Power in April to install high voltage transmission lines through the Heber Valley and in to a new substation to be located in Midway.  In recent weeks, 2000 people have signed a petition asking the agencies and local authorities to put a hold on the project while the public has a chance to weigh in.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Celeste Johnson-Midway

Based on November’s election, it appears the community of Midway wants a change in direction. Celeste Johnson unseated Midway’s incumbent mayor with 57 percent of the vote. She’s ready to get to work on changes right off the bat.

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

The Utah Moose Plan was set to expire this month so a review and update was brought to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources. The revisions have been approved and specifically address some of the declining moose populations around the state.   

 

The Wasatch Back Narcotics Enforcement Team received an anonymous tip about gambling machines operating in Heber Businesses.  The police investigation shows that Latino businesses were targeted by individuals offering owners 30 percent of revenues generated by the machines.  The Heber City Police Department, in conjunction with an undercover joint task force, has shut down two gambling operations in Heber.  No arrests have been made.  Carolyn Murray has this report:

Residents Of The Heber Valley Oppose New Power Project

Dec 11, 2017

A group of Wasatch County residents, calling themselves, VOLT, wants to put a stop to a project to install high voltage power lines through Wasatch County. The group claims the agreement was made without public input. Carolyn Murray has this: 

Midway Hosts Annual Creche Exhibit

Nov 30, 2017

For 20 years, the town of Midway has held a Creche Exhibit that shows private collections from residents.  It’s an event that inspires thousands to visit Town Hall during the 4 day showcase. This year, a private collection will be displayed in conjunction with the annual Midway event. Carolyn Murray has this:

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