National Parks Service Centennial

Dinosaur National Monument is celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service with the celebration kicking off today and running through the weekend. President Woodrow Wilson signed the act to create the National Park Service on the 25th of August, 1916. Along with the 413 other national parks, Dinosaur National Monument will have free admission from August 25th through the 28th. A special presentation at Dinosaur National Monument will kick off the activities today with birthday cake at the Quarry Visitor Center. There will also be solar art activities and nighttime stargazing opportunities through the weekend. For more information on the celebration, visit


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.