Ashley National Forest Vernal Office Closed for Renovation

Renovations on the Ashley National Forest service offices are well underway. Work on all the offices include upgrading and replacing wiring, drywall, plumbing, door replacement, and floor replacement. Work will soon begin on the Vernal Office which is scheduled to closeon Monday, September 18th.“During this closure, information such as travel maps will be available at other offices such as the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources and local sporting goods stores,” shares the announcement. “Firewood permits will be available through Davis Food and Drug in Vernal.” During renovation, there will be no access to the office on Highway 191. Construction is expected to be complete byDecember 8th.Visitors will still be able to call for information at the office at435-789-1181.


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.