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.
Years ago, Jane Fitzgerald had looked into booking a cruise to Costa Rica. The price kept her from buying. … more
An early-morning freeze may have damaged several varieties of fruit trees that were in full bloom in the Grand … more
A five-time convicted felon from Grand Junction has been arrested on charges he sexually assaulted two children at … more
Mesa County’s suicide rate has climbed to such heights that the authors of a new study consider it a … more
A storm that dropped several inches of snow in the higher elevations of western Colorado and a mixture of snow, … more
The Grand Junction City Council tonight will consider revising the ordinance it approved last month limiting … more
A cold front moving in ahead of a spring storm is already wreaking havoc in the Grand Valley, knocking a sign off a … more
A Caprock Academy student who was held out of school Monday because she violated the dress code by shaving her head … more
A Grand Junction man has been sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for distributing dozens of images and videos … more
It’s one thing to crank up the volume on your iPod or radio for your favorite song, or to join tens of … more
If you’re thinking about burning your field or a pile of weeds today, you should probably reschedule for … more
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