Outlaw ATV Jamboree Success

The Outlaw ATV Jamboree is being considered a great success. Over 100 vehicles were registered and over double that many participants attended the 3-day event over the weekend in Uintah County. According to Uintah County Travel and Tourism Director Lesha Coltharp, this was the first year of an event with a bright future. Uintah County is fully invested in seeing this as an annual event, shares Coltharp. “The economic impact will increase along with the growth of the event.” Riders came from Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada and Utah with many committing to return next year. In addition to scenic trail rides, the event held an ATV rodeo with contestants from 5-years-old on up. ATV barrel racing, an ATV teeter totter, and ATV drag racing were among the rodeo’s events. The success of this weekend will mark the way for future events and contributes to Uintah County’s goal of becoming an ATV destination into the future.

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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.