High School Football Backs the Blue

A feeling of unity dominated a night of rivalry high school football on Wednesday at the Duchesne at Altamont football game. Both teams, cheerleaders, drill teams and Boy Scouts coordinated a special tribute night honoring the deputies of the Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office starting with dinner and followed by a halftime recognition show. “It was a sight to see at the beginning of halftime,” shares the Sheriff’s Office. “All of the players from both [teams], cheerleaders and students lined up forming a tunnel for deputies to run through. Leading the pack was Sheriff David Boren breaking through the poster dedicated to this night of law enforcement appreciation.” Students took turns sharing how they felt about the law enforcement protecting their communities. The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office thanked all who were involved in putting the amazing tribute night together, especially the amazing young men and women of Duchesne and Altamont who know what it means to Back the Blue.

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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.