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.
If the summer day is hot enough, the line to the drive-up window snakes down the curved drive at Graff Dairy, 581 … more
Oh, the eternal weight of love — the swoons and devotion, the drama and sighs, the euphoria and imperfection. … more
Before any of the other staff arrive, before the sun is anything more than a teasing hint at the eastern horizon, … more
A change in method and a temporary computer glitch didn’t stop hunters from snapping up more than 14,800 … more
In the end, it almost came down to counting the kernels: Were there more remaining on Becca Stout’s 11th cob … more
Western Colorado may seem isolated sometimes, and the boundaries of the Grand Valley may seem fortress-like, but … more
There’s only so much a teacher can express via the medium of bulletin board, but she can do her best with an … more
Last month, the Unicode Consortium — a computer industry non-profit devoted to “developing, maintaining … more
I think we all can agree that as far as canvasses go, fingernails are pretty small. Co-worker Melinda Mawdsley and … more
Kids, it’s time to panic. … more
In theory, 30 inches doesn’t seem like all that much. Hold your hands apart in an approximation of the length … more
A 19-year-old Montrose man was shot by a Montrose police officer early Monday morning after threatening the officer … more
Even before Instagram and Gorilla Glass, before version 5.0 and right swipe/left swipe, Jacqueline Whitmore noticed … more
Summer science camps are not the places to be alarmed by what kids know. Which is good, because when Grand Junction … more
This is not to say a word against your co-workers — they’re probably lovely people, diligent and … more
If it was hard to swallow in June, if it seemed like there were not enough eye drops in the world to make your eyes … more
Maybe memory is too kind, maybe it was more difficult than we remember, but in the sunny haze of retrospect it … more
The straps slowly, slowly grew taut as Mike Perry nudged the gas on the F-150. One end of the thick straps was … more
It was the kid in the back of the auditorium who caught Matt de la Peña’s notice. He was bigger than … more
Nature! All that fresh air! Trees and clouds and vistas in every direction! Why, the entire month of June is … more