Vernal Chamber Awards 2nd Quarter Outstanding Public Service Award

The Vernal Area Chamber of Commerce has awarded Ben Cluff, CEO of Ashley Regional Medical Center, with the 2nd quarter Outstanding Public Service Award. Cluff moved to Vernal in 2013 to assume his post as CEO and in the time since, the hospital has announced $35 million dollars in renovation and expansion. Cluff currently serves on the USU Dean’s Council, is an active member of the Dinah-Mites and is currently the President of the Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife Pam are the parents of 14 children and 66 grandchildren. Congratulations Ben Cluff, recipient of the Outstanding Public Service Award.


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.