Roosevelt House Fire a Total Loss; Relief Fund Formed for Family with Four Kids

Roosevelt House Fire a Total Loss; Relief Fund Formed for Family with Four Kids

Tragedy struck for a Roosevelt family on Wednesday and the community is rallying around them and asking for donations. The ‘Adams Family Fire Relief Fund’ is set up on GoFundMe.com where monetary donations are being gathered. The family is also in need of physical donations. Items needed right away include kitchen appliances and utensils, young children’s toys, books, blankets, winter coats, gloves, and clothing for three boys ages 13, 10, and 6 and an 8-year-old girl.

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Vernal Regional Airport Close to Reaching Goal to Qualify for Million Dollar Grant

Vernal Regional Airport Close to Reaching Goal to Qualify for Million Dollar Grant

The Vernal Regional Airport is asking the public to help them reach their goal of 10,000 enplanements in 2018. An enplanement is one person boarding in Vernal and departing the airport and when 10,000 is reached in a calendar year, the airport qualifies for a $1,000,000 dollar grant in federal funding for fiscal year 2020.

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Union High School’s ‘Newsies’ a Hit; Final Chance to See it This Weekend

by Ethan Landes

The Union High Drama Department is performing the play “Newsies” this weekend on November 16th and 17th. Newsies is a great family show. It tells a fantastic story of family and determination. The acting is spectacular and every actor gives 110%. Mindy Palmer, the director of the show says, “The new auditorium is amazing. Newsies has some of the best musical theatre songs ever written. If you don’t know it, come and find out why you love it… because you will. The stage set, lighting, and complete performance is amazing.” Shows are at 7:00 pm and ticket prices are from $9.50 - $13.50. The matinee show at 2:00 pm on Saturday is half price ($5.50 - $ 9.50). You can pick the seats you want at UnionHighDrama.com.

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Kristin Baldwin

Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.