Wasatch County

Heber, Midway and Wasatch County

As KPCW first reported, the Rainbow Family of living light world peace and healing gathering is headed back to northern Utah - this time to the Uintah National Forest outside of Heber City. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has this update.

The 2014 Rainbow Family of Living Light world peace and healing gathering could be headed back to northern Utah. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

An inmate from the Utah State Prison pled guilty last week for walking off a work detail last March in Heber and forcing the evacuation of the local Wal-Mart. Rick Brough has more.

Wasatch High school has made international news for its editing of high school student yearbook photos. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Heber Valley has its own Community Garden. Rick Brough has more.

Heber Valley Tourism

The Heber Valley "Pow-Wow" is coming up next month at Soldier Hollow. However, this weekend there's a fundraiser for the Pow-Wow, which will give you a taste of the upcoming festivities. Rick Brough has more.

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.

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