D.A.R.E. Program Returning to Duchesne County

The D.A.R.E. program is returning to Duchesne County. The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office announced last week that Sheriff Dave Boren and Chief Deputy Travis Tucker both completed the 80 hour officer training that will allow the program to return to Duchesne County. “This highly extensive training allows them to teach both the elementary and the middle school curriculum to the students in our schools,” shares the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Boren and Chief Deputy Tucker will visit schools throughout the county including Altamont, Tabiona, Duchesne, Myton and Neola and the focus has evolved to include much more than just saying NO to drugs. The program will educate youth on school safety, internet safety, student drug use, community safety and bullying awareness, education and prevention.

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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.