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.
It’s more than just a roof overhead. If it was merely the existence of a roof, the effect would be hardly … more
(Hi, everyone. This is Rachel. As you’re probably aware, the third and final movie in Peter Jackson’s … more
Ask them why — why all the lights, why the tremendous displays, why the snowmen and carols and everyone in a … more
Blessed were the purr in heart Saturday, for theirs was a sip of holy water if they wanted it. … more
The market was a chaos, a cacophony, a crush of motion and business. Centurions patrolled with a haughty swagger, … more
It was a matter of dimension. … more
The comment period for the Colorado Highway 82/Grand Avenue Bridge Environmental Assessment, which deals with the … more
Science time! Today’s fun: density (mass divided by volume). … more
Her name is Mary, and she lost her brother to suicide two and a half months ago. Besides the grief and the … more
The parking area at Delicate Arch/Wolfe Ranch in Arches National Park will be expanded beginning in the … more
Autumn afternoon, grandma’s kitchen. Golden-white sun splashes on the worn linoleum (there’s been talk … more
There are many kinds of deserts and very specific relief from them, so the oasis that appears amid the shimmering … more
The first week is the hardest. That’s when concerned friends lick their thumbs and offer to wipe the stray … more
The We Kare a Lot Preschool experienced another stroke of bad luck Tuesday afternoon when a box of clothes inside … more
Yes, it’s time to talk about Mr. Darcy again (Fitzwilliam to his bosom friends). Is it ever not time to talk … more
Vampires? De-fanged. “True Blood” is done, “Twilight” is done, “The Vampire … more
If only it were so simple as spiders. You spot one, do a few steps of the hand-shaking Eew! Dance and then deal … more
“Make a difference” can mean a lot of things. It can be actions big or small, done anonymously or in … more
Lean in close to hear a secret about growing great big pumpkins, those autumnal favorites and Titans of the garden. … more
A Grand Junction man has been arrested on charges he killed his friend in a drunken-driving all-terrain vehicle … more