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.
It has been far from a perfect life for Heather Fullerton — a runaway and pregnant at 17, struggles with … more
Much of eastern Utah and western Colorado — outside the Grand Valley — is under a flash flood watch … more
The start of fall in western Colorado has felt more like an extended summer, although a pair of storm systems … more
One person was taken to the hospital after a motor home caught on fire Monday night, according to the Grand … more
Ladies and gentlemen, please direct your attention to the peaks, valleys and forests of western Colorado for our … more
Mesa County prosecutors charged a Minnesota hunter with manslaughter Friday in the accidental shooting death of a … more
The Mesa County District Attorney’s Office announced this afternoon it has charged a Minnesota man with … more
All by himself in a neighborhood of strangers, in a city he’d arrived in for the first time just 12 hours … more
Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced this morning that a man who claimed to have been mauled by a bear on Grand … more
A former Fruita and Montrose city manager has been hired as the executive director of the Grand Junction Downtown … more
A contractor has completed emergency repairs to 38 Road between Palisade and East Orchard Mesa, and Mesa County … more
Grand Junction lost out on its bid for a federal grant that would have helped subsidize a daily direct flight to … more
Tens of thousands of Grand Valley residents and business owners will begin paying an annual fee next year to manage … more
For Penny McCarty, figuring out when the next crack is going to zigzag across the floor of the Mesa County Animal … more
Thousands of farmers and residents on Orchard Mesa and in the east end of the Grand Valley are without irrigation … more
Sitting on a planter outside the Mesa County Courthouse and occasionally dabbing her eyes, Pam Acord clutched a … more
When government officials and farmers gathered last week to celebrate the reconstruction of the 38 Road hill … more
A Charter Communications Internet and telephone service outage left a wide swath of the Grand Valley offline for … more
UPDATE: Charter Communications reports that services have been restored to all areas this afternoon. The Mesa … more
A Fruita woman was arrested over the weekend on charges she was printing fake money and other felony counts after … more