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, one real dog and one Chihuahua. 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.
An oil and gas trade group and some northwestern Colorado governments are legally challenging the federal … more
A new study that was a focus of the last several years of a late Paonia scientist’s life raises concerns … more
A former Grand Junction lawmaker who sat on the recent state oil and gas task force says he supports a proposal to … more
A group of mostly area state lawmakers and a coalition of citizen and conservation groups Thursday submitted … more
Some western Coloradans are worried that a conceptual framework for negotiating transmountain diversions could … more
RIFLE — A man who faces misdemeanor charges in an accident that killed two Good Samaritan pedestrians on … more
Garfield County officials are seeking to reassure landowners concerned about possible repercussions from the … more
A conservation group Friday said a newly released proposal for managing local Bureau of Land Management lands … more
A Colorado Supreme Court ruling this week that upheld an instream flow water right in the San Miguel River in … more
Advocates for protecting the Thompson Divide area from oil and gas development voiced tentative support Monday for … more
Advocates for protecting the Thompson Divide area from oil and gas development voiced tentative support this … more
A bill that has cleared the Colorado Legislature would ease how Colorado’s 22 rural electrical cooperatives … more
Barring a late-season storm, Colorado weather observers may look back at this past winter and determine that snow … more
A driver died today in an accident on Interstate 70 in Glenwood Springs that also has closed an eastbound … more
The Bureau of Land Management is kicking off a travel management planning process for lands managed by its White … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A former Garfield County Clerk’s Office bookkeeper faces time in prison after … more
It’s getting to be that time of year when greater sage-grouse gather on sagebrush mating grounds around the … more
A former Garfield County Clerk’s Office bookkeeper faces time in prison after pleading guilty in connection … more
A county that has both thrived and struggled due to its heavy reliance on the coal industry is stepping up its … more
A Carbondale man killed his wife with multiple strikes from a machete in February following an argument and had … more