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.
Beyond the candy binge, beyond the jelly beans and foil-wrapped chocolate, beyond the egg rolls and celluloid grass … more
Spring arrives like a cirrus cloud, ethereal and quiet, gliding in with the subtlety of a whisper. … more
First things first: gin. … more
Three weeks after graduating college, I moved to Fort Smith, Ark., where I’d gotten a job at the daily … more
She was an outgoing young mom, finishing her last year of high school online and planning to march with her Fruita … more
This is a story about love at first sight. … more
This year’s National Hobo Convention is Aug. 6–10 in Britt, Iowa. Featuring parades, hobo poetry and a … more
Even in the midst of the beautiful now, it’s inevitable that thoughts turn, sometimes, to the possible … more
A Grand Junction man was caught and arrested Thursday night after fleeing from law enforcement in a rental car … more
Let’s not call them hikes for the lazy. Let’s call them hikes for the casual — the mosey-ers, the … more
Bethany Ray closed her eyes tight and pursed her lips, squeezing boyfriend Carl Beale’s hand as her … more
Friends, it’s time to make some money. … more
A Sunday fire that sent a man and a woman to the hospital is believed to have resulted from an attempt to get the … more
A 27-year-old man was injured by a gunshot Saturday afternoon from what is believed to be a ricochet. … more
The difference was just an inch, less than that, even, but restaurants can live in the seemingly unnoticed details. … more
The white sandwich board propped by the side of Broadway said simply, written in thick black letters, “Ashes … more
This begins, as so many delightful things do, with a twirl. … more
Early on a summer morning when he was 11, Clint Roberts ran up a mountain. … more
So much hinted at spring Saturday: the way sturdy wind pushed puffs of white clouds across the electric blue sky … more
“Hi! … more