After 18 years with the Brigham City Police Department, Kurt Fertig feels well prepared to take on the newest challenge in his law enforcement career. Fertig, who officially assumed the role of Tremonton Police Chief on June 1, has worked closely with Tremonton police throughout the years and already knows some of the officers who [...]
For a couple of hours last week, Tremonton’s Meadow Park was taken over by the Utah Jazz organization, and hundreds of local Jazz fans, when representatives from the NBA franchise came to town to dedicate a new state-of-the-art basketball court in the community. More than 200 local residents, many wearing jerseys bearing their favorite Jazz [...]
On Friday, June 1, 2018, when Tremonton Police Chief David Nance turns in his badge and keys and says goodbye to the force he’s called home for 14 years, he’ll be doing so with fond memories and plenty of accomplishments. Nance was raised in Syracuse in Davis County, graduating from Clearfield High School in 1974. [...]
Staff Sergeant Watt was part of the 20th Pursuit Squadron stationed in the Philippines. He was a Prisoner of War in Camp Cobanatuan. He died June 29,1942 from starvation, exposure, pellagra, and dysentery brought on from being part of the Bataan Death March.
He was part of a crew of B-24 Liberator based in England. Their target 4/29/1944 was Essen, Germany (the ballbearing capital of Germany). After completing their bombing mission, they were returning to England when their plane was shot down near Dumner Lake in Germany. His crew and plane were never found. The date was the [...]
He was a member of Company “D” 180th Regiment 1” Infantry Division. He was an ammunition handler with 8-mm mortar section and was carrying ammunition to his guns. The section was cut off from the main body be an enemy combat patrol and in the battle, which ensued, Marston was seriously wounded. Although given medical [...]
He volunteered for the service in February 1942 and participated in most of the major battles in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Belgium, and France. He was wounded twice and received the Purple Heart. He was Discharged in August 1945 but re-enlisted July 17,1946. On November 16th of that year while stationed in Camp Gordon, Ga, [...]
This company and its job were considered essential to national defense as they were under contract with U.S. Government to build as air base on Wake Island. Don lost his life when this base was bombed October 3, 1943. His family never heard from him after he left for Wake Island.