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.
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