Covers energy and natural resource issues, and serves as a regional reporter based out of western Garfield County.
Bachelor’s degrees in political science and communications, minor in Spanish, University of Akron, Ohio.
Dennis was born and grew up in Ohio, and worked in reporting and editorial page jobs at newspapers in Medina and Canton, Ohio, before moving to Colorado in 1989. Over more than 18 years he served as managing editor and in other newsroom positions at what is now the Glenwood Springs Post Independent before joining The Daily Sentinel in 2008.
Dennis is married to Joyce Webb, a professional ceramicist. No kids, three dogs. Enjoys mountain climbing, running, biking, hiking, back-country skiing, travel, photography, reading, collecting and playing stringed musical instruments. Long-suffering Cleveland professional sports fan who was there in person for The Drive, but not as a Broncos fan.
Fish managers had to kill and bury all the fish at a hatchery in Glenwood Springs and about half of those at a … more
A dispute over whether a stretch of road outside De Beque is public has taken a different route — the one … more
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday finalized a rule targeting methane emissions from new and modified … more
Oil and gas industry groups on Thursday sued federal agencies over revisions to land management plans in Colorado … more
The Environmental Protection Agency today finalized rules targeting methane emissions from new and modified oil and … more
Oil and gas industry groups today sued federal agencies over revisions to land management plans in Colorado and … more
A wolverine known as M56 proved to be quite the traveler and survivor until it all came to a tragic end last month … more
A teenager has been charged in connection with the death of a Rifle High School senior after an accident in which … more
Interstate 70 travelers planning to pass through Glenwood Canyon during the next couple of days should be prepared … more
The man accused of killing his infant daughter in Parachute last year has pleaded not guilty in the case, setting … more
Some conservationists say they’re worried that even as the federal government appears ready to cancel oil and … more
A federal appeals board overturned the approval of a coal lease that would add nearly 1,800 acres and 8 million … more
A landowner’s donation would provide river-runners and other recreationists with badly needed access on the … more
A Grand Junction man was sentenced this week to six months in federal prison after illegally mining amethyst … more
Colorado won’t need be needing a repeat of a “Miracle May” to salvage its snowpack season this … more
Two state high court rulings Monday rejecting Longmont’s ban on hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas … more
The proposed merger of two leading oil field service providers has been canceled, less than a month after a … more
Colorado’s high court today rejected Longmont’s ban on hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas development, … more
The proposed merger of two leading oilfield service providers has been canceled, less than a month after a … more
At a time when it has seemed like all news has been bad news for the North Fork Valley coal industry and its … more