Lonnie keeps the Sentinel’s 1984 Goss Headliner Offset printing press operational and printing as well as is possible. He also oversees an expert crew of 11 people who operate the printing machinery.
Born and raised in Fruita and a graduate of Grand Junction High School, Lonnie traveled to California and worked at the Vallejo Times Herald. There Lonnie met his wife, Sherri, and returned to the Grand Valley in 1985 and began working at The Daily Sentinel in 1987 for then Pressroom Manager Duke Langford.
Lonnie has six children and lives in Palisade. He enjoys working on cars, riding horses, attending his kids’ sports events, and watching the Broncos. Lonnie and Sherri are huge Joe Montana and John Elway fans.