Julie works with both sales reps and graphic artists to coordinate ads on The Daily Sentinel’s website, GJSentinel.com. She also manages Daily Sentinel Deals and the mobile app, and works on various other online pages like Golfer’s Corner.
Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in Secondary Education from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
Julie grew up in Georgia and made her way west via Florida, Texas, Maryland and upstate New York. She was a high school teacher for four years before turning to curriculum writing, which she still does in her spare time.
When she’s not clicking keys on her keyboard, Julie enjoys being outdoors. She skis, mountain bikes, camps, backpacks and occasionally stops long enough to sit down and just enjoy the views.
Two years ago, I participated in and wrote about the April 30 Days of Biking Challenge. The challenge is … more
Squeeeeeeee. Squeak squeak squeak. Ping! Rattattatatatat! What IS that noise? Many times I’ve had to stop on … more
My dad is fond of doling out bits of wisdom and advice. I’d say I use it about 50 percent of the time. … more
The 2016 RIDE Mountain and Road biking magazine is here! In it you can find great maps of the area, with QR codes, … more
by: Chris Muhr Thanks to our local cartographer John Hodge and COPMOBA, we now have intersection maps at the Lunch … more
Best rides for kids: The pump track and bike park at Lunch Loop, along with Kid’s Meal and Hop, Skip and a … more
John Knish is the man behind many races in the Grand Valley, including the Cyclocross series and the Rumble at 18 … more
We have made the most of our fall season this year. Between backpacking trips, trail building and a bike/camping … more
I mountain bike two to three times per week most months of the year. I write this column, which is almost … more
I thought about titling this, “How I spent my summer vacation,” but then I realized our trips this year … more
Do you find yourself in the doldrums of summer riding the same trails over and over? … more
When we’re planning weekend or after-work rides, one of two questions often pops up: How can we avoid the … more
Whether you’re biking for the first time this spring or you’ve been at it for 20 years, the Grand … more
Spring has sprung, with windy days and unpredictable temperatures. None of that, however, will keep us dedicated … more
A few weeks ago I got to be a part of an amazing trail-work day. … more
Dennis Webb’s Feb. 10 article, “Solitude of wilderness giving way to human onslaught,” was a … more
Here are some coming attractions for this year by COPMOBA chapter: Grand Valley Chapter April 11 and 12 Time … more
Mountain biking maps for Grand Junction and Fruita’s world class Kokopelli, 18 Road and Lunch Loop can be … more
1. Yield to uphill riders. It’s easier for you to stop and get started again than it is for someone … more
Mastering various bike skills takes time and patience, and sometimes even a little blood. Hopefully our tips … more