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Heber Valley Article Archive

Each year hundreds of news stories appear in many publications from around the state of Utah and throughout the nation. Click the tabs for information on previous year's news stories. 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/13/presidents-day-2013-family-travel_n_2286008.html#slide=1875109

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http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=21894527&nid=148&title=sheepdog-competition-keeps-olympic-legacy-alive

http://fox13now.com/2012/08/28/producers-pick-unique-style-of-herding-sheep/

http://fox13now.com/2012/08/28/sled-dogs-take-big-budah-for-a-ride/

http://fox13now.com/2012/08/28/cooking-up-some-lamb-specialties/

http://kutv.com/news/features/fresh-living/events/stories/vid_58.shtml

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865561451/Dogs-to-show-off-their-skills-at-the-sheepdog-trials-at-Soldier-Hollow.html

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/54790782-200/sheep-wild-border-collies.html.csp

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/54441817-77/utah-usga-course-golf.html.csp

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765588643/Everything-you-want-to-know-about-the-US-Public-Links-Amateur-Championship.html

http://www.abc4.com/sports/story/Wesley-Ruff-July-is-a-great-month-for-golf-in-Utah/tIfIHm2zmESePBKTNfVHhw.cspx

http://www.parkrecord.com/summit_county-sports/ci_21022703/ticket-masters-lies-at-soldier-hollow

http://www.heraldextra.com/sports/golf/soldier-hollow-ready-to-host-u-s-amateur-public-links/article_672fdbc6-c983-11e1-bf38-0019bb2963f4.html

http://www.standard.net/stories/2012/07/08/usga-tournament-course-will-be-long-one

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865558510/Doug-Osmond-Fiddler-on-the-Roof-on-stage-in-Midway.html

http://travelingmamas.com/heber-valley-utah-offers-more-than-spectacular-views/

Heber City ranks in fastest growing cities in U.S.

Two Utah cities ranked in the top 10 growing areas for their size in the U.S. in 2012, according to Census Bureau population estimates. Vernal and Heber City ranked fifth and sixth, respectively, among the fastest-growing micro areas — areas with an urban core population of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 — in the nation during 2012. Vernal also ranked No. 10 for the largest numeric increase in U.S. micropolitan population. Read the full article

 

Utah News Channel discusses the beautiful Heber Valley

Nadine Wimmer from KSL.com spotlights the beautiful Heber Valley and its tremendous population growth. Read the full article.

2014 News Stories

September 

Sheepdog Festival Highlights bond Between humans, dogs 9/1/2014
Food is up to par, or better, at many Utah Golf Courses 9/12/2014

August 

State-of-the-art Motion Captuer stage comes to a campus in Utah - 8/2/2014 
Heber City and paying the High Price of Progress - 8/3/2014

Camp Helps Children of fallen Special operation forces - 8/4/2014
Heber Valley Fly Fishing Festival 8/8/2014
5 reasons to Visit Heber City 8/13/2014
A few Favorite Spots for Utah Scuba Divers 8/27/2014
Worlds Largest Annual Sheepdog Competition 8/27/2014

July

Successful Soldier Hollow Golf Celebrating 10th birthday - 7/2/2014

May Flower Well Capitalized, sophisticated developer needed - 7/3/2014  
Olympic Veteran calls it quits to care for Wife - 7/1/2014 
How to get Utah Kids to "Play Unplugged" this Summer - 7/7/2014
5 Close-to-home Camping Spots Near SLC - 7/10/2014
8 Things To Check off your Utah Bucket List - 7/16/2014
Park City Film Studio Completes UVU motion Capture Studio - 7/21/2014
Top 10 Small Towns of 2014 - 7/22/2014
Utah City Named Top 10 Small Town in 2014 - 7/22/2014
Heber Valley Railroad Receives donation to restore 1907 Engine - 7/31/2014 
Giddy Up! Big Budha Checks out Wasatch County Rodeo and Fair - 7/30/2014

June

WWII warbird "Maid in the Shade" celebrates the big 7-0 - 6/9/2014
B-25 Maid in the Shade to touch Down in Heber - 6/3/2014
Rodeo champions decided at state event - 6/7/2014
Heber Valley Pow-Wow Celebrates Native American Culture - 6/14/2014
Forever young Returns to Red Ledges - 6/20/2014
Aspiring Pilots take flight as part of youth aviation program - 6/21/2014
ATV Rides highlights need for respect as well as adventure - 6/22/2014
Get ready to get muddy at Reebok Spartan Race - 6/27/2014 
These are the 10 Safest Places in Utah - 6/27/2014

May

Best Movie Locations to Visit - 5/8/2014

All Aboard the Heber Valley Railroad - 5/9/2014
Utah Road Tour: Paddleboard at the Crater - 5/13/2014
Utah Road Tour: Heber Valley Cheese - 5/13/2014
Utah Road Tour: Golf Courses A plenty - 5/14/2014
Ontrack: Hit the rails this Summer - 5/22/2014
Rodeo Returns to Heber - 5/27/2014

April

RV Life Magazine - Heavenly Heber Valley - 4/1/2014

Fly Fishing on the Provo River - 4/4/2014
C
rater Springs Celebrates Silver Anniversary - 4/9/2014
Utah Population to Nearly double by 2050 -4/20/2014
Heber Valley Historic Railroad works to save steam engine - 4/22/2014
Get your kids to "Unplug" this Summer - 4/28/2014
Hike of the Week: Sage/Cottontail loop at Dutch Hallow - 4/30/2014
Ultimate Outdoor expo - 4/25/2014

March

Travel Spotlight on Heber Valley Utah and Its Attractions - 3/3/2014

Diving and Soaking in Midway Utah's Thermal Crater - 3/18/2014
Governor to Visit Heber City signs teen's bill - 3/21/2014
Heber Valley Rail Road gives Terminally ill boy special ride - 3/21/2014

February

5 Great Places to Ice Fish Throughout Utah - 2/12/2014

Have you seen this? Frozen in the Midway Ice Castles - 2/14/2014
10 Awesome Spring Break Destinations: No Passport Required - 2/13/2014
Piano Guys Film Frozen's Let it Go at Ice Castle - 2/19/2014

January 

January Activities (Ice Castle in Midway) 

Ice Castles - They're a Thing and They're Incredible 
Nearly 400 Utahs try their hands at Cross Country Skiing
From Hollywood to the serene, small town of Midway
Ice Castles become tourist attraction in 3 States
Best Travel Finds  2014 - Redbook Magazine 
Stunning Ice Sculptures Grow in Coldest Weather
8 Utah Restaurants worth the trip
Heber Valley Film Nominated for Eagle Project
Wasatch County Poised to Approve Resort near Strawberry Ranches - 1/18/2014 
Price City considers program for Kids to Play Unplugged - 1/23/2014 
"Frozen" Movie Draws Tourists to Ice Castles - 1/22/2014 
Famous Grilled Cheese - 1/23/2014 
Heber Valley Tourism Hires Koecher as PR/Sales Manager - 1/30/2014

2015 News Stories 

Septmeber

Midway: A Town we love - September 

August

Told he'd never walk again, paralyzed Heber man stands - August 6 
For busy Jack Nicklaus, it's still all about the family - August 5
Tour of Utah Coverage  August 6 
KSL 
Deseret News 
Salt Lake Tribune
Photo Galleries of Stage 4 
Park Record
NEWS RELEASE - Heber Man Battling MS Rides with Tour of Utah - August 3 
Karl Malone delivers new truck to Heber man - August 3

July

Here Are The Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns In Utah - July 30
Kids who 'Play Unplugged' earn bragging rights from local businesses July 28
NEWS RELEASE - Local Cyclist Excited for Tour of Utah - July 27
Wasatch County Ranked #1 for incoming investment - July 28
Making those perfect hand-pies with June Pie July 16
Teens arrested after $50,000 in vandalism found at Wasatch County Events Center July 15
Soldier Hollow a deserving venue for Utah State Am - July 5
Red Ledges Starts Construction on a New Jack Nicklaus Signature 12-Hole Golf Park - July 2 
The 117th Utah State Amateur Championship begins Monday- July 1

June

Historical Adventures await in Utah's Hidden Gems - June 23
'Golden Bear' visits Utah for Heber City course's groundbreaking -June 22
The Top 10 Real Munis in America - June 19 
Consider the Top 25 U.S. Cities for Movers - June 22
The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America - June 10
World War II era bomber returns to Utah - June 9 
WWII-era B-17 bomber lands in Utah - June 8 
WWII B-17 plane flies into Heber City- June 6 
Utah Bids on Jr Nordic Worlds - June 5

May 

NEWS RELEASE - 40 Years of High School Rodeo - May 27
8 Best Water Vacation Spots in Utah - May 27 
Censuse Reveals Utah's growth amoung top in Nation - May 21
America's Best Old School Bowling Alleys - May 19 
Red Ledge Golf Course wins Best of State - May 18
Explore your own backyard: Heber Valley - May 5 
Sportsman's Warehouse to hold grand opening in Heber City - May 4 

April 

Tourism plays an important role in Rural Utah's Economy - April 28
NEWS RELEASE - Heber Valley Announces Golf Partnership - April 27
Tour of Utah Race Routes Announced - April 23
Jordanelle Cold Water Rescue - April 23
Top 8 Utah Staycations - April 16

March 

Heber Among Nation's Growth Leader - March 26
Utah's Zermatt Resort for Families - March 25
Trips that flip the Script - March 12 
Cat survives severe burns with groups help - March 12 
Warm weather means early start for golfers across northern Utah - March 14 
Deer Valley's Apres Ski Ice Castle - March 
Off the eaten Path: Cafe Galleria - March 6 

February 

Where to eat, drink, and play in Utah - February 4 
5 Good trails to snowmobile in Wasatch Mountain State Park - February 5
Ice Castles Closes due to Utah's Warm Winter - February 11 
Watch Utah's Amazing Ice Castle take shape in stunning time lapse - February 11 
Top Ten Places in Utah with the Lowest Closing Costs - February 17 
Top Ten Places in Utah where it's better to buy vs rent your home - February 17 
The 10 most beautiful towns in American during the Winter - February 2 
Midway: Utah's Little Switzerland - February  24
Prizes Available for Catching tagged fish in 4 Reservoirs - February 24 
Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate hold Annual meeting in Midway - February 25 
The Homestead Crater in Heber Valley - February 24 
A Magical look inside Utah's Ice Castle - February 26 

January 

Top 5 Stunning Destinations to Visit in 2015 - January 5 - 
New Film Studio Nearly Complete in Park City  - January 12
Zermatt Resort Under New Management - January 14 
Top 5 Food Trends at winter Fancy Food Show  - January 13
Longest Snow Tubing Hill in the US - January 18
Wasatch High Blind Swimmer inspires community -  January 21 
Steam Locomotive returning to Heber Valley Railroad - January 23 
Ice Ice Baby: Midway Ice Castles open for brief Season - January 22 
Midway Ice Castles only open briefly due to unusually warm weather  - January 24 
"Frozen" Utah Style! Slot Canyons, arches have starring role in Ice Castles at Soldier Hollow - January 24 
50 Best Small Town Downtowns In American - January 15
Spray-on antenna is being deployed for disaster communications - January 28 
Nonprofit brings technology to disaster recovery - January 28 
Exploring Ice Castles in Utah and Beyond - January 29