In Brief: Heber City fire station scheduled to break ground; World Ski Awards opens voting

Ground-breaking Monday for new Heber City fire station

Local officials, along with representatives from Wasatch County Fire Department and Big-D Construction, will host a groundbreaking at 1 p.m. Monday for the new Wasatch Fire District Station 51 in Heber City, which will service Wasatch County, Heber City , Midway City, Hideout Town, Wallsburg, Daniel, Charleson, Independence and Interlaken.

Planned for completion in early 2025, the 25,707-square-foot station at 200 E 1200 S, Heber City, will also feature a historic section inside of the fire station that will highlight the fire station’s 100-year history with Heber City, officials said.

World Ski Awards offer chance to vote on finalist ski hotels

The World Ski Awards announced their 2023 nominees, including the Forbes Five-Star resort and spa, Stein Eriksen Lodge, for the United States’ Best Ski Hotel.

Stein Eriksen Residences was also named a finalist in the United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel category. Both properties won their respective categories in the 2022 World Ski Awards and are vying to continue their reign with the help of ski consumers and industry peers around the world. The voting window is open now through Friday, Oct. 13, to decide the winners who will be announced at the 11th annual World Ski Awards.

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Located mid-mountain at Deer Valley Resort, Stein Eriksen Lodge has been awarded United States’ Best Ski Hotel in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022. In addition to the United States’ Best Ski Hotel and World’s Best Ski Hotel awards from the Ski Oscars, Stein Eriksen Lodge is also Utah’s longest-running Forbes Five-Star resort and spa. This is the fourth consecutive year Stein Eriksen Residences has been chosen as a finalist in the United States’ Best Ski Boutique Hotel category and won in 2020 and 2022.


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