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.
Fireworks are to blame for a brush fire that burned a field on Chestnut Drive in Grand Junction on Saturday … more
The cherries were so ripe they were practically black, growing in tight clusters all the way around the branches, … more
Until that moment of perfect balance, the tether is very short. Mom says go there, that’s where you go. Dad … more
America! Not only is it the land of the free and home of the brave, but it’s a place of opportunity! A place … more
Are you feeling stressed, tense, too relaxed, not relaxed enough, anxious, indifferent, preoccupied, … more
If you want instant gratification, a quick hit of easy success and immediate results, this is not the house for … more
There’s no gentle way to say it. Ray Green’s place on Pabor Avenue in Fruita was a shack — a … more
First, a word about the boots: They’re chili pepper red and about the sassiest things you ever saw. … more
On June 4, 1940, the unusually successful, nine-day evacuation of Dunkirk on the Belgian coast ended. About 338,000 … more
That far-off, ominous thumping you hear? The one that’s shaking the ice in your lemonade and sending rippling … more
Before her heat in the 100-meter dash, Zoey Davis carefully moved her wheelchair to the starting line — not a … more
This tale with a happy ending is about technology, community and Shadow, who got out. … more
This week slapped us all with a sweaty palm, screaming out in no uncertain terms about the inferno to come. … more
Our guides for the day were kind but honest: We might see horses, but we might not. … more
The important thing, and everyone could agree on this, was that Montrose’s Valley Lawn Cemetery look nice for … more
Admittedly, things used to be different. People married younger and often went directly from living with their … more
It’s not hard to guess how Cedaredge got its name: It’s a town established at the edge of the cedars … more
It all started with some rosy, fuzzy skin. Because really, is there anything more charming than a sun-warmed … more