Penny writes feature articles for the special sections department with a focus on promoting business, events and seasonal activities in the Grand Valley. She also writes the feature story in Real Estate Weekly and is the special sections photographer as well as a contributor to Let’s Get Dirty, a gjsentinel.com gardening blog.
Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from the University of Arizona.
Penny has lived all across the western United States, growing up mostly in Wyoming, graduating from high school in Alaska, attending college in Arizona, getting married in California and having kiddos in Washington before settling on the Western Slope. Her first job was delivering newspapers at the tender age of 11 for the Cheyenne Tribute-Eagle. She’s worked a variety of jobs since then, but likes her job with The Daily Sentinel best.
Penny has been married to Kent Stine since 1984. They have three sons and one grandson. Penny enjoys hanging out with her boys, gardening, rafting, skiing, knitting, cooking, camping and riding on the back of Kent’s Harley.
Although the Rocky Mountains separate the Front Range from the Western Slope, and those of us on the less-populated … more
It’s impossible to buy an acre-lot in the north area and build a new home (and put in landscaping) for less … more
The Grand Valley is seeing quite a bit of commercial activity, with two new grocery stores getting ready to open … more
Believing in the old axiom that turnabout is fair play, the City of Grand Junction created a commercial catalyst … more
The 2015 Parade of Homes was a huge success, with eight different builders and 10 homes, ranging in price from less … more
Grand Junction is home to many seniors, but strangely enough, the only senior-designated stick-built housing … more
Unlike Fruita or Palisade, Clifton is not a separate town. Unlike Orchard Mesa and the Redlands, Clifton … more
The 2015 Parade of Homes will be a great place to see the latest trends in decor, design and lifestyle, and there … more
The cooler weather and rain earlier in the week were clear signals that the summer of 2015 is history, and … more
The town of Fruita continues to make improvements that make it a more pleasant place to live and visit, much to the … more
The Daily Sentinel is once again sponsoring the annual Senior Fair on October 23, which is focused on many aspects … more
Locals know that Redlands Mesa is a golf course community. Many of the homes sit right on the golf course and most … more
Hunting can be great exercise, a good way to connect family and friends to the outdoors and stock your freezer with … more
It’s been an exciting weekend in Orchard Mesa for the thousands of BMX riders and spectators who came to the … more
G.J. Gardner is getting ready to build homes in its newest subdivision in the Grand Valley, Willow Wood, between D … more
The city center of Grand Junction is alive, well and kicking, thanks to the efforts of the City of Grand Junction, … more
There is a variety of farm and ranch properties in Mesa County. Some of them are large parcels, capable of … more
Builders have rediscovered the Pear Park/southeast corner of Grand Junction in a big way, with continued building … more
There is commercial construction and real estate activity happening all across the valley, with national retail … more
There’s plenty of activity in the north area right now, with new houses, new businesses and a new look for a … more