Successful Opening Weekend for Deer Hunt

The opening weekend of the rifle deer hunt was a success with more than 56,000 hunters and their families and friends heading into Utah’s backcountry. Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers were set up at check stations throughout the state, checking licenses and taking a close look at the deer harvested. The DWR Northeastern  check station at Strawberry Reservoir reported a great first weekend. “The deer check stations are great ways for our DWR biologists to observe body conditions before the winter season and to obtain samples from our deer herd to test for chronic wasting disease,” shared DWR Northeast Division. “The more info we gather, the better.” The general rifle deer hunt runs through October 30th.


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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.