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.
Voice firm but shaking slightly, Mitch Acord stood at a podium, stared down the man who killed his grandson eight … more
The head of the Mesa Land Trust on Wednesday tried to rebut Mesa County officials’ concerns about the local … more
The eviction of the operator of the Mesa Theater and Club has forced the cancellation of tonight’s Fly … more
A Fruita man has been arrested on multiple felony charges after police reportedly found more than a thousand images … more
With apologies to The Who, Rebecca Spiess will soon meet her new boss, and he’s the same as her old boss. … more
A day after Grand Junction’s high temperature hit 70 degrees for the first time this year, another 70-degree … more
Nathan Martinez had just finished issuing a permit for a resident to salvage roadkill — a common occurrence … more
A man who was killed by a Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer near Dinosaur on Monday disarmed the officer and a … more
Mesa County commissioners have asked a private air charter company to change its Grand Junction-to-Denver flight … more
Fruita police are investigating a report that a man tried to grab a 12-year-old girl in a park Tuesday evening. … more
The light blanket of snow that greeted most Grand Valley residents when they awakened this morning has melted, and … more
Fruita police say they are investigating a report that a man tried to grab a 12-year-old girl in a park Tuesday … more
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