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Learn about the latest, exciting news in the Heber Valley by scrolling through the stories below.  To view previous years' news stories, click here.

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Chamber of Commerce Hosts Heber City Candidates

  • Posted On: 10/17/17 at 04:53 PM

Rising Sun Renewal brings health options to valley

  • Posted On: 10/13/17 at 12:52 PM
Heber Valley has a new destination for natural holistic health options with the grand opening of Rising Sun Renewal.

Signarama holds grand opening in Midway

  • Posted On: 10/6/17 at 02:36 PM
Formerly CRC Design, Signarama is still run by the same friendly and professional staff from CRC, but with the change comes new products, and opportunity for the Colemans.

Suss Cookie Co, October Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 10/3/17 at 04:23 PM
Like milk and cookies, Jessica Larson, founder and owner of Suss Cookie Company, has the perfect combination of business know how and love of baking that has launched her company into the shining success it is today.

Directors Letter: What to do about Main Street

  • Posted On: 10/3/17 at 01:04 PM
So, what do we do about Main Street?  Traffic congestion doesn’t seem to be improving anytime soon.  What we can do, though, is invest into the necessary infrastructure on Main Street to provide people an experience they’ll enjoy—not just endure.

Get to Know: AMBank

  • Posted On: 10/3/17 at 11:00 AM
Take a moment to get know our September Chamber member spotlight: AMBank specializes in banking; commercial and consumer loans, deposit products, online and traditional transactions, and savings products for individual and businesses. AMBank currently has 4 employees at their Heber location. Their employees are dedicated, knowledgeable professionals who have a reputation for integrity, fair dealing, and civic involvement. We are community oriented and regularly show that commitment by our involvement in organizations, such as, local schools and universities, Kids on the Move, Rotary Club, the Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, Utah Valley Home Builders Association and others.

Making Feedback a Habit

  • Posted On: 9/18/17 at 04:17 PM
Have you ever wondered what you could do to make your business better? Or what would make your employees or customers happier? Or even wondered what your business does exceptionally well? According to Jack Zenger, found and CEO of Zenger Folkman a leadership training firm, the answer is simple – Just ask!

Les Schwab September Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 9/10/17 at 03:23 PM
You’ve heard it a hundred times on the radio, tv, and even read it in their advertising, but for Les Schwab of Heber City, doing the right thing is more than a tagline, it’s really how they do business.

Get to Know: Lee Insurance Agency

  • Posted On: 9/6/17 at 02:10 PM
Take a moment to get know our September Chamber member spotlight: Lee Insurance Agency. Lee Insurance specializes in Medicare, health, property, and casualty insurance.

From the Heber Valley Chamber, Thank You!

  • Posted On: 8/21/17 at 01:10 PM
On behalf of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce, we’d like to thank the many participants in this year’s Chamber Golf Tournament at the beautiful Crater Springs Golf Course who helped to make it a tremendous success.  Thanks to the help of our golf committee!

Dairy Keen August Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 8/9/17 at 03:49 PM
If you have ever been to the Dairy Keen, and most of Utah has, you can tell by the crowd that it’s one of the most popular burger, fries and shakes destinations in Heber Valley. What it takes to serve that many people is nothing short of staggering. In a single day they can go through 20 gallons, yes that’s gallons, of fry sauce, 5 gallons of their homemade ranch, over a weekend they can go through 325 gallons of soft serve ice cream, and through the course of a year serve nearly 2 million people.

Get to know: GDA Engineers

  • Posted On: 8/8/17 at 03:29 PM
Take a moment to get know our August Chamber member spotlight: GDA Engineers is an engineering, surveying, planning, and GIS firm. They have 8 employees in Heber and 36 employees in their three offices combined.

Labrum Auto July Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 7/13/17 at 03:52 PM
For their continued service to the Heber Valley and commitment to the community, the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Labrum Auto Group as the July Business of the Month.

Dairy Keen Spotlighted by Zions Bank

  • Posted On: 6/30/17 at 02:26 PM
When speaking about Utah destinations, it doesn’t get more iconic than Dairy Keen – Home of the Train in Heber City. This local favorite has been around for 70 years and is known for their famous shakes, Train Burgers with ham and French fries. 

Road to Understanding: The Price of Growth

  • Posted On: 6/15/17 at 04:04 PM
Each week KSL has been featuring a different community that faces challenges and opportunities. This week Alex Cabero visited Heber Valley and shares the story about the Price of Growth.

June Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 6/8/17 at 10:52 AM
The Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to honor Mountain Valley RV Resort as the June Business of the Month for their dedication to a high level of customer and quality service that is being recognized throughout the industry.

Get to know: A Good Spa Day

  • Posted On: 6/7/17 at 11:45 AM
Take a moment to get know our June Chamber member spotlight: A Good Spa Day is a great place to go when you need to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate. They offer an extensive array of services to meet all of your beauty and relaxation needs. Services include massage, skin care, nail care, body treatments, and nail packages.

Sparks Furniture Celebrates Grand Opening

  • Posted On: 6/2/17 at 03:52 PM
The Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Cameron Sparks and his team at Sparks Furniture, 84 South Main Street, to the Heber Valley. Sparks Furniture specializes in Ashley furniture products.

SleepWellness to Offer Healthier Sleep

  • Posted On: 5/26/17 at 02:55 PM
Heber Valley is now home to SleepWellness, a brand new sleep store committed to helping people who are serious about their health get the healthiest sleep they can. SleepWellness offers the highest quality mattresses, pillows, and bedding, as well as cutting-edge sleep technologies.

May Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 5/11/17 at 08:51 AM
The Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Wasatch Mountain State Park and Golf Course as the Business of the Month of May. This year the state park system will celebrate 60 years of serving Utah. Wasatch Mountain became a state park in 1961. Since then the park has grown to over 22,000 acres making it the third largest park in Utah.

Getting to Know: The Hiking Inn

  • Posted On: 5/9/17 at 12:00 PM
Take a moment to get know our April Chamber member spotlight: The Hiking Inn, located in the Swiss-inspired town of Midway, Utah in the beautiful Heber Valley. It promises extraordinary comfort and hospitality during your stay. With 5 beautifully-decorated guest suites offering luxury amenities, a delicious cheese platter at check-in, fresh cookies in the evening, healthy gourmet breakfasts and several options for hiking tours, The Hiking Inn is the perfect lodging choice for your mountain getaway!

Getting to know: Your Heber Valley Hospital

  • Posted On: 3/29/17 at 03:18 PM
Take a moment to get know our April Chamber member spotlight: Your Heber Valley Hospital and Staff. Heber Valley Hosptial gives patients the best of two worlds: We’re a small, community hospital that treats patients like family, but we’re also part of Intermountain Healthcare, one of the most respected hospital systems in the nation.

CRC Signs and Graphix March Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 3/6/17 at 01:43 PM
Beginning in 1997, CRC has served the sign and graphic needs of the Heber Valley. Starting out as a little two-man shop in the old Daybell Garage on Center Street in Midway, they have grown into a full-service branding company with five employees.

Suss Cookie Co Grand Opening

  • Posted On: 3/6/17 at 12:02 PM
Jess Larsen, owner of Suss Cookie Co, celebrated the grand opening of her new store and kitchen in Midway with a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, March 4. Suss Cookie Co, located at 275 S Center in Midway, is a gourmet cookie company specializing in a dozen of different types of cookies. Larsen said orders can be made on social media at @susscookieco and in the coming days she will offer cookie classes.

Getting to Know: Community Health and Wellness

  • Posted On: 3/5/17 at 04:34 PM
Take a moment to get know our March Chamber member spotlight: Dr. Dummar and his staff at Community Health and Wellness. He and his staff of ten specialize in nutrition, acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage, facials, medical herbalism, functional medicine, and mind and body medicine.

Tourism Expert Secret Shops Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 2/24/17 at 04:03 PM
On Friday, February 17, tourism and branding expert Roger Brooks gave a blunt, yet thorough assessment of the valley to about a hundred of Heber Valley’s businesses owners, tourism operators, and civic leaders during a presentation at the Homestead Resort.

Timpanogos Foot and Ankle Ribbon Cutting

  • Posted On: 2/16/17 at 10:22 AM
On Wednesday, February 15, the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomed Dr. Spencer Mortensen to Heber City as the new owner of Timpanogos Foot and Ankle. Previously, Dr. Mortensen worked in Colorado and when the opportunity to come to Utah and the Heber Valley opened up he took it.

Lee's Marketplace Named Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 2/10/17 at 10:00 AM
Lee’s Marketplace runs a variety of community based events and fundraisers, and one of their guiding principles is to keep they funds they raise in the local community. For example, they have a “Lee’s Trees” program in which they plant trees in city parks or neighborhoods as an incentive for customers to use reusable shopping bags. Additionally, just this last fall Lee’s in Heber raised $12,000 for the food back to help locals.

The Olympic Spirit Returns to Heber Valley

  • Posted On: 1/28/17 at 01:54 PM
During the next several days, Heber Valley residents will notice an increase in visitors—most of whom will be decked out in winter attire. This year, Soldier Hollow Nordic Center is hosting the USANA 2017 FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Cross Country Ski Championships, and 750 athletes and their families from 40 nations will be our special guests.

Midway Ice Castle Named Business of the Month

  • Posted On: 1/5/17 at 05:36 PM
The Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce recognizes the Ryan Davis and his crew at the Ice Castles as the Business of the Month for January. Set at the foot of the mountains in Midway at the Homestead resort, the Ice Castle is an immersive winter wonderland experience that appeals the young and young at heart. This year’s castle is made from between 6 and 8 million gallons of water, weighing in at a whopping 22 million pound. The two-acre castle on the driving range of the golf course is one of the largest castles built to date and will welcome tens of thousands through its courtyards, slides, slot canyons, and dazzling colorful walls.