Utah State Parks Veterans Appreciation Day

Local Veterans please take note. Utah State Parks is holding a Veterans Appreciation Day this weekend. A ceremony is being held on Saturday, August 11th, at Steinaker State Park. A flag raising ceremony will take place at 8am by a local scout group followed by a guest speaker on the importance of our Armed Forces and the sacrifices they have made. There will be free breakfast drinks and donuts. The Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Dinosaur Museum will also be free admission to all Veterans and their families on Saturday as another way to say thank you.


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.