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Message From The Mayor

People often ask me if I enjoy being mayor and my response is absolutely! Being mayor is one of the best jobs in America. It is exciting and very rewarding. No two days are the same and I am honored to be able to meet and work with many…

WHS Food Pantry Nourishes Students

Nearly 15 percent of children in Wasatch County are food insecure, according to Feeding America. In hard numbers, that’s 1,350 kids under the age of 18 – 52 percent of whom are estimated to be ineligible for federal nutrition assistance.

Building Bridges of Unity

Since its establishment in 1862, Wasatch County has been recognized as a community that builds bridges. Some of these bridges include well-engineered structures that enable people to cross the Provo River at various locations. Other…

Community Alliance for Main Street

In 2003 various business owners formed the Community Alliance for Main Street (CAMS) — an organization dedicated to enhancing Heber City’s most visible traffic corridor. The CAMS group established a non-profit organization and spent several…

Deer Creek Fire Still Active

Deer Creek Fire has burned 381 acres and is 20% contained. The fire is located south of the Deer Creek Dam up Provo Canyon. Public Information Officer Leann Fox says the fire started around noon on Wednesday and raced up the hill…

Quaint Beginnings

“The first Swiss Days I attended was the first Swiss Days,” Zelda Isaksen reminisces. “It was in 1947. The population of Midway was 711 people.” Zelda, one of the early residents of the Heber Valley, says her grandparents came here from…

Keep it Local

In the summer of 2015, the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce created a new initiative called “Keep it Local.” The sole objective of the program is to strengthen our economy by promoting the concept of dining, shopping and playing local. To…

Care When You Need It

Summer is officially here and you know what that means: it’s time to get out and play! We are incredibly lucky to live in a place that is teeming with outdoor recreational activities and opportunities for adventure. Whether you spend your…