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 Valley and the lower elevations of portions of southwest Colorado are under a freeze warning for … more
The steady rainfall in the Grand Valley is wreaking havoc on a variety of outdoor activities that have been … more
An abnormally warm and dry spring is taking a 180-degree turn, as fat flakes of snow that are falling in the Grand … more
A woman found wearing no pants in a vehicle outside a Clifton business was arrested Tuesday night after she was … more
Winds are beginning to pick in the Grand Valley and western Colorado this afternoon in advance of a cold front that … more
Most of western Colorado, including the Grand Valley, is under a pair of weather warnings today and early Wednesday … more
Montrose County School District Superintendent Mark MacHale will be paid more than $60,000 as part of his agreement … more
Much of Colorado, including the Grand Valley, is under a red flag warning, as low humidity and high winds have … more
A man killed in a motorcycle accident on Saturday on Colorado Highway 65 was identified this afternoon as … more
Montrose and Olathe School District Superintendent Mark Mac-Hale will resign at the end of June after four years on … more
One person was killed and two others were injured as a group of riders were traveling on Colorado Highway 65 on … more
One person was killed and others may have been injured in a motorcycle wreck on Colorado Highway 65 this afternoon, … more
Montrose and Olathe School District Superintendent Mark MacHale is resigning at the end of June. The district … more
The Grand Valley’s unusually warm spring is temporarily taking a detour back toward winter — and could … more
A federal judge’s ruling late Wednesday blocked plans by pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air to strike … more
NEW YORK — Charter buying Bright House for $10.4 billion is the latest big deal in the pay-TV … more
Voice firm but shaking slightly, Mitch Acord stood at a podium, stared down the man who killed his grandson eight … more
The head of the Mesa Land Trust on Wednesday tried to rebut Mesa County officials’ concerns about the local … more
The eviction of the operator of the Mesa Theater and Club has forced the cancellation of tonight’s Fly … more
A Fruita man has been arrested on multiple felony charges after police reportedly found more than a thousand images … more