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.
A shooting over the weekend in Grand Junction that injured one man and resulted in the arrest of another stemmed … more
An Aurora woman remains in the Mesa County Jail following her arrest after authorities caught her hauling 6 pounds … more
A Colorado Mesa University student has been arrested on felony drug charges after he allegedly tried to sell … more
Authorities are advising Colorado Riverfront Trail walkers and runners to use extra caution after a woman was … more
Grand Junction city voters this evening are soundly rejecting a sales-tax increase that would pay for the … more
A freeze warning is in effect tonight through Wednesday morning for the Grand Valley and several other … more
It wasn’t long after graduating from Grand Junction High School in the spring of 1958 that Ron Allred’s … more
A Utah man is accused of a multitude of break-ins and attempted break-ins that spanned several hours Sunday, … more
The owners of three downtown Grand Junction hotels who have committed to building a fourth hotel said this week … more
A Collbran property owner who has been illegally hosting weddings and other commercial events for years received … more
Three men arrested over the weekend for allegedly racking up hundreds of dollars of charges on stolen credit cards … more
Two men suspected of robbing two Fruitvale residents at their home last month have been arrested, the Mesa County … more
A Montrose man was killed and a Delta woman was injured early this morning in a single-vehicle rollover accident on … more
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying people involved in a … more
Authorities are investigating a suspicious device that was found behind a Clifton gas station Sunday evening. The … more
Mesa County’s tourism industry, one of the few bright spots in the local economy, provides more than 5,500 … more
Two people wanted on warrants crashed their car into a Horizon Drive hotel as they eluded Grand Junction police on … more
Authorities ramped up police patrols around Mesa County schools after two children reported that a man driving a … more
A pair of winter storms are moving into eastern Utah and western Colorado, and between them they’re expected … more
Westbound Interstate 70 has reopened late this morning after being closed for a couple of hours due to numerous … more