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.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Glenwood Canyon hydroelectric power plant with a controlling historic water right on the … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A Carbondale restaurant owner pleaded guilty Friday morning in the shooting death of his … more
A 19-year-old teen with a history of mental issues was taken into custody Thursday after allegedly stabbing Rio … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A judge in Garfield County on Friday declared a mistrial in the case of a man suspected of … more
A Carbondale restaurant owner this morning pleaded guilty in the shooting death of his stepdaughter’s … more
Rio Blanco County Sheriff Si Woodruff is expected to fully recover after being stabbed on duty Thursday. The … more
Just in time for hunting season, the Bureau of Land Management on Thursday reopened the nearly 14,000 acres burned … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Colorado River Basin residents told lawmakers Thursday that a state water plan now under … more
A man accused of first-degree murder apparently is again planning to accept a plea deal in connection with the … more
The Bureau of Land Management today reopened the nearly 14,000 acres burned by the 2012 Pine Ridge Fire west of De … more
ASPEN — A hip-crushing crash ended pro cyclist Omer Kem’s racing career in 2009. But as he accelerated … more
A Denver man also suspected of bank robberies in Clifton and Colorado Springs went on trial this week in connection … more
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A man accused of killing his stepdaughter’s boyfriend indicated twice to prosecutors … more
ASPEN — Two years after catching Lance Armstrong’s eye by beating him in a mountain bike race, teenager … more
A man accused of killing his stepdaughter’s boyfriend twice indicated to prosecutors he would accept a plea … more
Most Colorado use of diesel and kerosene for hydraulic fracturing as documented in a new study was for one Garfield … more
Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Thursday said conservationist, public lands advocate and Republican Theodore … more
A federal decision not to list the wolverine as a threatened species promises to change the dialogue regarding … more
ASPEN — A billionaire climate-change activist throwing $50 million into political races, including efforts to … more
ASPEN — Climate change was hardly on Jimmy Carter’s radar when he served as president in the late … more