Halloween Safety

Don’t be surprised if over the next few days you see little ghosts and goblins stalking your neighborhood or local stores. With Halloween coming up, local law enforcement is making sure to remind the community to put safety first. “As Halloween grows near,” shares Vernal City Assistant Police Chief Keith Campbell, “I’d encourage drivers to be aware and drive cautiously. I would also encourage trick or treaters to be aware that their costumes may not be visible so to use caution and carry reflectors and a flashlight.” Other tips for Halloween include talking to your children about not going anywhere with strangers, setting a time for kids to be home, and checking areas prior to trick-or-treating for registered sex offenders.

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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.