Sheriff Norton on Back to School Safety

Kids on foot, bikes, or scooters will be out in force in the morning and again in the afternoon as they get back to their educational routine. As school gets back in session, Uintah County Sheriff Vance Norton would like to remind those headed to work in the morning to be mindful of kids walking and riding their bikes to school. Sheriff Norton also urges parents to talk with their kids about using sidewalks and crosswalks where they are available and to discuss bike safety. Sheriff’s deputies will be out actively patrolling and enforcing traffic violations in school zones throughout the county. “We look forward to a safe start to the school year,” shares Sheriff Norton, “and getting in the schools to see the kids.”

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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.