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 first day of October has brought with it a mixture of rain and snow and unseasonably cool weather for the … more
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Grand Junction experienced another day of record rainfall. … more
A Grand Junction man has been arrested on suspicion of felony abuse of his 2-month-old son by breaking the … more
In her first term as Mesa County clerk and recorder, Sheila Reiner said she has worked to make her office run more … more
The executive director of a new health care advocacy group says his primary mission is to reduce health care costs … more
A Grand Junction man reportedly sought to be arrested Tuesday evening in Clifton, and the Mesa County … more
A 13-year-old Grand Junction boy was arrested Monday after he allegedly stole his parents’ vehicle, rammed … more
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and will face criminal charges after he allegedly stole his parents’ … more
The Mesa County Department of Human Services has forwarded a suspected welfare fraud case to prosecutors so they … more
9:20 a.m. According to social media, the Mesa County Department of Human Services building has been cleared and … more
By 11 a.m. on Saturday, when many Coloradans were soaking in a warm, late-summer day, Mesa County District Attorney … more
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for extreme western Colorado, as a line of severe … more
A flash flood watch remains in effect until late tonight for all of eastern Utah and western Colorado, and … more
Mesa County officials sounded a word of caution to Collbran-area residents this afternoon, notifying them that … more
Virtually all of eastern Utah and western Colorado is under a flash flood watch through late Tuesday night, as … more
Two Grand Junction police officers who shot and killed a Grand Junction man last week have been approved to return … more
August in western Colorado is typically summer’s swan song, a chance to toss a muggy blanket of heat on … more
A wet, cool day is in store for western Colorado today, one that’s expected to bring more rain to the Grand … more
The Grand Valley could see rain tonight and Wednesday, as another round of showers and thunderstorms threatens to … more
A half-inch of rain fell in Grand Junction by 9 a.m. today, adding to what has already been an extraordinarily damp … more