Kinkaid Voice of Reason

Many are calling Moffat County Commissioner John Kinkaid the voice of reason on hot button topics in the national political arena. Most recently, the Washington Times featured Commissioner Kinkaid’s response to President Obama’s announcement that a Chicago lakefront park will be bulldozed in order to build his presidential library. Critics nationwide are pointing to the plan as an example of hypocrisy as Obama is known for blocking development around the country in the name of protecting the environment. The Washington Post chose to feature Commissioner Kinkaid’s response as representative of the public outcry. “Apparently, Obama is a radical environmentalist, until it is inconvenient or applies to him,” shared Kinkaid. “He has used the EPA to pound down good­paying American jobs for almost eight years.” Obama’s plan for the $550 million dollar presidential library is scheduled to be completed by 2021.


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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.