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.
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
Somewhere between spring and summer. Sometime in the morning, earlier rather than later, windows wide open because … more
Unknown X-13410 was buried in Section U, Grave 369 of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu, … more
Visitors, welcome to western Colorado! … more
In the four years that most of Monday morning’s graduates spent at Central High School, they were encouraged … more
Beyond the silky-soft hair and unwavering smile, it’s the details — smaller than life yet so much … more
Michael Ford Dunton wrapped several thick moving straps around “part of the steady flow of inspiration in … more
It’s springtime and thoughts turn to love, yes, but they also turn to getting rid of stuff. … more
So, he takes off like a, well, not like a shot, exactly. Or a rocket. Maybe a missile? A very slow-moving, kind of … more
Ladies and gentlemen, it’s hat season, that time of year when hats are worn not just of necessity (see: … more
A man died at the hospital Saturday evening after being shot outside a Fruita apartment. … more
I’m sorry to report, friends, that things started poorly and only got worse. … more
Amid tables piled generously with treasure, Deanna Scott found the ultimate treasure: a paperback copy of … more
There are coins that get poked into a vending machine for an afternoon Diet Coke and coins that scratch the silver … more
This doesn’t have to be difficult, kids. Just hand over the crayons. The adults would like to color now. Yes, … more
Scene: a merry April dinner party. … more