CMC's Sandy Jackson will help advise the Town of Snowmass Village in the promotion of its Ice Age fossil finds. On Jan. 18, Colorado Mountain College anthropology instructor Sandy Jackson was appointed by the Snowmass Village town council to the Ice Age Discovery Committee. The new team is charged with advising the...

Roaring Fork Cultural Council hosts a dialogue with the Calaway boys Jan. 29 Jim Calaway, along with his twin sons James and John, are the featured speakers at the next Roaring Fork Cultural Council event Jan. 29 in Carbondale. They plan to address the future of energy. The Roaring Fork Cultural Council, in...

CMC Instructional Chair Adrian Fielder. An abridged version of this full-length article appeared in the Jan. 17 edition of the Post Independent. By Adrian Fielder What good are the humanities? Why read literature, discuss ideas or write anything? What return do you get by spending time and money on classes about these...

Taught by nationally-recognized green building expert Ashley Muse, foreground, stands in front of the LEED Platinum Rated Eielson Visitor Center, located in Denali National Park. Muse was the primary sustainable design consultant for this project. She teaches a new LEED course this month at CMC's Lappala Center in...

Dr. Steven Holen, curator of archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, allows students a rare glance at a female mammoth's fossils. Colorado Mountain College students from Sandy Jackson’s archaeology class were granted a tour of the fossil excavation site in Snowmass Village on Friday. Just one month ago,...

Local shelter critters will be thankful for your donation to this month's Pet Pantry Food Drive organized by CMC Vet Tech students. Colorado Mountain College’s Veterinary Technology Club is holding a Pet Pantry Food Drive throughout November to collect canned or bagged dog or cat food of any kind. Local veterinary...

  Photo of Kate and Sylvia Kate (China Kwan), left, and Sylvia (Sophie Sakson) are pitted against one another in the A.R. Gurney play, “Sylvia,” which opens at the Colorado Mountain College New Space Theatre at Spring Valley Thursday and continues Oct. 8-9 and 14-17. Photo courtesy Scot Gerdes/CMC.   GLENWOOD...

Physics students set up, measure tiny tremors By Joe Reining Seismic waves are commonly associated with earthquakes resulting in deaths of people and destruction of structures. But the study of seismic waves and their properties can have much more common and beneficial aspects, too. On Sept. 22, students in Joe...

Colorado Mountain College field course participants examine the rock art in Grand Gulch. Some sites contain over 2000 years’ worth of rock art, in which representations of crops and animals can be found. Photo: Jennifer Long. For most people, the name Grand Gulch won’t ring a bell. However, its Four Corners...