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.
The thing that never gets said about high school dances, since they carry so much cultural baggage and … more
Two people were found dead inside a Grand Junction storage unit Saturday evening after the unit caught fire. … more
Beyond the usual Big Questions of existence — Who am I? Where did I come from? Is there life after death? … more
Rico Suave of the golf team was pacing. … more
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln practiced law without a degree? And that he never belonged to an organized … more
Maybe you’ve been bad. Very, very bad. Bad to the point of naughty. … more
Years ago, when John and Nancy Leane were a young family and living in Indianapolis, they had a 5-year-old, a … more
There’s been some push-back lately about the term “guilty pleasure.” … more
Western Colorado is unique in that it’s not so much a place people end up as one where they choose to … more
There’s a lot of meaning that can be imbued into two words: I am. You first. Let’s talk. Come back. Oh, … more
The winter of life slips in unnoticed with silent steps, freezing the bloom of youth in an inexorable frost. Eyes … more
The miracle is that any of us have brain cells left to remember it, or lung capacity to talk about it. The Aqua Net … more
It’s not that kind of lullaby, no boughs breaking or mockingbirds for sale here. … more
After decades of activism and advocacy, it seems inevitable that the name Temple Grandin is usually spoken in the … more
Sorry, no, we actually can’t talk about something more pleasant. … more
Interstate 40 spreads like a crooked smile across the middle of Arkansas. In between places like Conway and Lonoke … more
Saturday morning was the easy part, the kickoff, the party, the pep rally for STEM subjects and the students who … more
As described, the whole thing seemed a little confusing: heel toe heel toe, slide slide slide slide, and repeat … more
Let’s start with the much-reprinted list: … more
Here’s my longtime method for remembering things: I write the thing on a teeny, tiny Post-It note, lose the … more