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.
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
Oxbow Mining has begun taking the steps to permanently close its Elk Creek Mine in Somerset, which up until late … more
For utilities, buying methane-powered electricity isn’t a simple matter. Jim Heneghan, with the … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge has decided to allow at trial incriminating statements a Carbondale man allegedly … more
A judge has decided to allow at trial incriminating statements a Carbondale man allegedly made at St. Mary’s … more
The Bureau of Land Management has scheduled a June 23 meeting in Grand Junction as one of several across the … more
A judge Wednesday ruled a New Castle man remains incompetent to stand trial in the murder of his father. … more
The proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas plant’s environmental impacts are being singled out in a novel … more
A judge Wednesday ruled a New Castle man remains incompetent to stand trial in the murder of his father. The next … more
Last year’s big jump in visitors to Colorado National Monument is translating into a significant economic … more
RIFLE — Property owners, energy companies and state regulators are struggling to deal with what can be … more
RIFLE — The short-term outlook over coming years for domestic natural gas prices that drive local drilling … more
RIFLE — Western Slope and Front Range studies being released this summer and a state assessment that will be … more
RIFLE — Companies have contracted for about three-quarters of the capacity for the pipeline that would serve … more
RIFLE — Citizen input is important in decision-making regarding oil and gas development in Colorado, speakers … more