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.
Rain should end in the Grand Valley by this afternoon, but snow could continue to pile up in the higher elevations … more
A Grand Junction man who was ordered last year to have no contact with a woman and her children, including an … more
Update: The male occupant of the car involved in a fatal crash this morning has been identified as Dustin Lamb of … more
A U.S. Army sergeant is facing criminal charges after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl who … more
Colorado Mesa University can lay claim to being the fastest-growing university in Colorado, but it also holds the … more
If you take the kids out to scratch around in the dirt for dinosaur fossils on the western end of the Grand Valley … more
Foreclosure activity in Mesa County dropped in 2013 to its lowest level in several years, but a weakening of the … more
Commercial passenger traffic at Grand Junction Regional Airport essentially held steady for the third year in a row … more
Several lower-elevation, valley areas of western Colorado, including the Grand Valley, will be under a dense-fog … more
Another powerful winter storm is headed for Colorado’s high country, with forecasters calling for up to two … more
Grand Valley motorists face a slick and slow commute this morning, as several inches of snow fell overnight and … more
It’s been a mostly cloudy morning so far in the Grand Valley, with a few snowflakes here and there. But make … more
A January that has thus far been bone-dry in the Grand Valley is expected to become a snowy one starting Thursday, … more
The westbound lanes of a nearly two-mile stretch of Riverside Parkway remained closed overnight after Grand … more
The eastbound lanes of Riverside Parkway between 25 Road and West Avenue have reopened, but the westbound lanes in … more
A Palisade man could be charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired a gun at his wife after a drunken … more
A Silt woman arrested at least twice last year for possessing methamphetamine was nabbed again Thursday night for … more
Two men were arrested Wednesday after Western Colorado Drug Task Force officers stopped their vehicle on Interstate … more
Lori Tison had always wanted to visit Vietnam. She just isn’t sure why. … more
A winter storm is barreling toward western Colorado, bringing snow with it that could make travel hazardous in the … more