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10 Questions with Midway Mayor Colleen Bonner

Posted On
Mar 19, 2015
Local News

Heber Valley is a great place to live, work, and play. There are so many people behind the scenes that put in a lot of effort to make all the recreational activities, events, arts, and other things to see and do here possible. It’s time to meet a few through our new “10 Question with…” series.

Have fun with this lighthearted yet hopefully informative format to meet many of those that make Heber Valley awesome.

Since Midway has been in the spotlight lately we thought we would start with Colleen Bonner, Mayor of Midway to learn a little about why she loves Utah’s Little Switzerland.

What is your favorite part about being Mayor of Midway?
I love getting to know the people in the community.

Do you own a pair of Lederhosen?

What are your favorite three restaurants in Midway, and why?
Café Galleria, Fillerup, and Simons, I always get great service.

Who was the most famous person you have ever met? What was the occasion?
Robert Redford, I meet him when I was a teenager working at the gas station.

What do you do when you’re not “Mayoring”?
I cut hair, quilt, hike, travel and hang out with my family.

Why is Midway referred to as Utah’s little Switzerland?
Because of its beautiful mountains

Is the key to the city a big block of Swiss Cheese?
No, but maybe we should look into making one.

What is your favorite season in Midway, and why?
Fall, I love to see the mountains change colors.

What is Midway’s best kept secret?
All the things there are to do within a 30 min drive. Boating, hiking, skiing, fishing, biking, golf, and enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Have you ever done a belly flop in the Homestead Crater?
No, but I’ve swam in the crater.



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