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 Grand Junction City Council voted 5-1 this afternoon to pay Elizabeth Tice, the city’s management and … more
Mesa County sheriff’s officials are warning river runners to stay away from a debris field that has formed in … more
A batch of mosquitoes collected in Mesa County has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first confirmed West … more
Authorities announced just before 11 a.m. today that a Palisade mother and son reported missing Saturday night have … more
The stormy weather isn’t over yet for the Grand Valley and western Colorado. A line of strong thunderstorms … more
Beginning today, the Grand Valley will transition out of a wetter-than-normal start to July, but temperatures will … more
The Grand Junction Fire Department announced this morning it has recommended to Grand Junction police that criminal … more
The Olathe man accused of shooting a dog twice in the head and cutting the dog’s throat is a neighbor who … more
A flood advisory is in effect until 7:30 p.m. for northwestern Mesa County and northeastern Grand County in … more
Mike and Ashlee Abeyta and their three young children chose to make their home among the corn fields and farms of … more
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