Duchesne County to Honor Military, Law Enforcement, and First Responders

Duchesne County is set to honor the men and women who run toward, not away, from danger in protection of the rest of us. On Saturday, August 13th, at the Duchesne County Fair Rodeo, all Duchesne County military, law enforcement and first responders, past and present, are invited to attend and be honored as part of the Flag Ceremony during the Rodeo Grand Entry. As stated in their invitation to the public, “The Duchesne County Fair Committee would like to thank those who have fought for our country’s freedom, and those who go into harm’s way each and every day to protect and serve our citizens.” The following groups will be recognized: veterans of all military branches, active military members, active and retired members of Duchesne County Sheriff’s Department, Highway Patrol, Roosevelt City Police, and first responders stationed in Duchesne County. Those able to participate in the Flag Ceremony are invited to meet at the West arena gate by 7:15pm on Saturday, August 13th.Those unable to participate will be recognized in the audience. For more information, call 823-0082.


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.