Tells the stories of life and people in this unique area, especially focusing on religion, and home and garden topics.
Rachel graduated Brigham Young University with a bachelor of arts in journalism and English.
In addition to The Daily Sentinel, Rachel has been a reporter at The (Fort Smith, Ark.) Southwest Times Record, The (Colorado Springs) Gazette and The (West Palm Beach, Fla.) Palm Beach Post. She also taught English for about two years at a public school in northwest China.
On Monday, Smithsonian Institution officials announced a Kickstarter campaign to raise $300,000 to repair and … more
If there’s no statute of limitations on grief — and there isn’t, or there shouldn’t be … more
Flash of lightning! Rumble of thunder! Ominous fog roils around the rambling old house behind the high iron … more
It started, appropriately enough, with a greenhouse — a place where seeds sprout and new things grow. … more
Walk and sniff … more
Hands: so useful, yet so problematic! What to do with them? Shove them into pockets? Use them to clutch the sides … more
This isn’t necessarily about whether the book is better. … more
Big, big news, friends: As of Monday, you can devote all 140 characters of a tweet to absolute, raving gibberish … more
Barely inside the gate, and the ladies were having a wonderful time. … more
Walking anywhere besides the kitchen or bathroom for a drink of water seems unfathomable when it just pours out … more
Troy West was barely out of college when he started thinking about retirement. … more
It began, as things sometimes do, with thoughts of arson. … more
On a Thursday night in 1966, on a big, wood-paneled TV in the living room, directly after “Daniel … more
It’s hard to explain, that feeling of wanting to be there, of wishing that what was happening on the screen … more
The thing that motivated Wink to race back over the hurdles, tennis ball in mouth, was another tennis ball. Dogs, … more
Before we begin, a brief self-assessment: On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being “What’s the big … more
They are, as Wallace Stegner famously wrote, “the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely … more
It may or may not have meant something, but it was worth noting: As Dr. Tiffany Field, founder of the Touch … more
Of all the impulsive decisions a tourist can make on vacation — the Caribbean cruise corn rows, the Vegas … more
Shooting the breeze on the porch … more