Officer Laid to Rest

Local law enforcement were among many to mourn the death of a young West Valley City police officer last week. 25-year-old Officer Cody Brotherson was laid to rest on Monday, November 14th. “As we reflect on this,” shares the Vernal Police Department, “we take pride in his service and the service of all law enforcement officers around the world. As police officers, we take an oath to defend and protect our communities and our state, and each of us take tremendous pride in doing so. Officer Brotherson made the ultimate sacrifice and in our eyes is a hero.” Officer Brotherson was deploying spike strips to stop a stolen car last week, he was struck by the stolen vehicle and died at the scene.


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.