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.
The city of Grand Junction violated state law by failing to record a two-hour executive session last month when … more
Mesa County health officials on Wednesday advised residents to take precautions after a rabbit tested positive for … more
An attorney for The Daily Sentinel claims the Grand Junction City Council violated the state’s open meetings … more
A motorcyclist who was killed after he was hit by a car north of downtown Grand Junction on Thursday was identified … more
Grand Junction City Manager Rich Englehart has resigned effectively immediately, walking away with more than … more
A Clifton man has been arrested on multiple felony charges after he allegedly stole a car and forced another man … more
With the unseasonably cool and wet spring that carried over into the second week of June, Grand Valley residents … more
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for portions of Montrose and Ouray counties until … more
The Grand Valley and large portions of western Colorado and eastern Utah remain under a flash flood watch until … more
Drink in history … more
Authorities are looking this morning for a woman they say is a person of interest in connection to a homicide that … more
Two Grand Junction residents have been arrested on drug distribution charges, one of whom is accused of bringing … more
Sun-worshippers, rejoice! … more
It’s been an unusually wet and cool last four weeks in western Colorado. And it’s not done yet. Rain … more
One of the first things visitors bound for Montrose spot is the mountains — those craggy, snaggletoothed San … more
Mesa County commissioners will receive an update Monday on the status of a wastewater disposal facility near … more
For the third weekend in a row, you’re going to need an umbrella and a rain jacket if you plan to spend much … more
Mesa County Search and Rescue officials and other emergency responders attempted to rescue a hiker who fell about … more
Mesa County planning officials have sent a letter to the operators of a wastewater disposal facility near … more
A rainy, cool weekend is on tap for the Grand Valley, while the central and northern mountains are expected to see … more