Leads a team of roughly three dozen talented and dedicated journalists.
Bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Mesa State College in 1998.
Mike grew up in Aurora, but the slow pace, laid-back nature, natural beauty and friendliness of the Grand Valley makes this place his home. He has been an employee at the Sentinel since 2001. Prior to joining the Sentinel, he worked for two years at the Glenwood Post in Glenwood Springs.
Mike is married to Erin, a Fruita native. They have Maxwell, a dog. Mike enjoys hiking, snowshoeing, golf and travel.
There will be a “window of opportunity” in 2016 for the United States to begin exporting natural gas to … more
When you contemplate western Colorado’s vacation destinations, Fruita may not rank among the heaviest of the … more
March appears destined to come in like a lion in western Colorado, as another massive snowstorm bears down on the … more
Schools and government offices reopened in Montrose and Delta counties this morning, a day after a powerful storm … more
The city of Fruita is prepared to pursue more than $1 million in grants to renovate a popular city park and build a … more
Unlike those Valentine’s Day flowers and boxed chocolates, the Grand Valley’s springlike winter is … more
Remember last winter, when we had 25 consecutive days of high temperatures that didn’t climb above the … more
The Colorado Housing and Finance Authority has launched a new program that will provide cash assistance to … more
The Grand Valley’s tourism industry showed signs in 2014 it’s breaking out of the doldrums that have … more
In life, Ben Burkey was never shy about expressing what he thought should be done with the rectangle of land his … more
Danny Graham knew something was wrong with Simba even before he saw his pup. … more
A Grand Junction man allegedly stabbed by his son on Wednesday told police his son threatened to kill him the day … more
Mesa County commissioners on Wednesday fired off a letter to Charter Communications, expressing frustration with a … more
The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday that the family of a 2001 murder victim has the right to be present in … more
A woman was killed and a man seriously injured in a shooting at a Fruita home Sunday night, Fruita police said this … more
A winter weather advisory for the Grand Valley has expired and snow has mostly tapered off, but only after a steady … more
Snow-lovers received an extended Christmas gift, as a slow-moving storm lingered in western Colorado on Friday, … more
A Mesa County resident has died from influenza, as the number of hospitalizations from the virus continues to … more
The Grand Valley could see snow on Wednesday, although little or no accumulation is expected, according to the … more
A fire late Wednesday night severely damaged an Orchard Mesa home and put eight people out in the cold, according … more