Dr. Kirk Johnson reveals the latest news from the Ice Age fossil dig near Snowmass Village Tyler Kerr (intern) and Cyrus Green (volunteer) excavate a mastodon tusk. Discoveries from the Snowmass Village fossil dig site will be highlighted by the excavation team leader Dr. Kirk Johnson at Colorado Mountain...

“Wilderness Cooking” workshop fires up on Monday, June 6 Colorado Mountain College in Carbondale offers a new series workshops aimed at enhancing the experience of outdoor enthusiasts of all levels. The workshops are instructed by Sarah Johnson, a wilderness trip leader and educator, who is currently the education...

Maureen Nuckols receives first RFC Legacy Award Professor Maureen Nuckols (center) is presented with the first RFC Legacy Award by campus CEO Carla Malmquist (left) at the recent graduation pinning ceremony for nursing students. Colorado Mountain College’s Roaring Fork Campus has established the new Legacy Award and...

‘Old Masters / New Light’ course combines traditional technique with new vision. Artist Christian Van Minnen offers 'Old Masters / New Light' at Colorado Mountain College in Carbondale this summer. Class begins June 22. Early registration is highly advised as the class is limited to just 12 participants. By Beth...

Nick Garay first to earn CMC’s new theater degree Nick Garay plays Swift the monkey in a recent Colorado Mountain College Theatre production. Garay will be the first graduate to earn the college’s new Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in theater. Photo: Scot Gerdes. By Beth Zukowski Nick Garay fell in love...

David Ives comedies rely on timing, rhythm to pull off the punch Katie Starry, Cody Hill and Nick Garay play monkeys who are trying to write Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” in “Words, Words, Words,” one of the five acts from “All in the Timing.” The play will be presented by Colorado Mountain College Theatre Apr....

NYC photographer’s documentary work takes stand against death penalty From the project “Juveniles of Death Row: A Documentary Exploration,” this is Kazama’s portrait of death row inmate Michael Shawn Barnes, © Toshi Kazama. Acclaimed photographer Toshi Kazama, best known for his project, “Juveniles of...

Jessica Lorah shares her expertise in business plans and financial management in two upcoming seminars at Colorado Mountain College in Carbondale. Lorah coaches participants to develop an effective business plan in her Feb. 24 seminar, Writing and Following a Business Plan. The hands-on seminar analyzes the elements...

Roaring Fork Campus’s Ron Leach earns collegewide adjunct faculty of the year honors; Sara Smith is campus full-time faculty of the year By Mike McKibbin & Beth Zukowski Ron Leach doesn’t like surprises, according to his wife. You might think he’s gotten used to them, since as Carbondale’s fire chief he’s...

Ashton Taufer on stage at the 2009 Summer of Jazz Festival in Glenwood Springs. Photo: Walter Gallacher. Experienced bass player displays skills during beginner’s class Local musician and Berklee College of Music graduate Ashton Taufer will teach beginners to play electric bass at Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood...