Dr. Peter Jeschofnig and his wife Linda turned their passion for teaching at Colorado Mountain College into a successful business. The couple both taught at various CMC campuses, Peter in the sciences and Linda in business. That combination was golden when they began Hands On Labs, now based in Englewood.

RIFLE – During today’s meeting of the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees, the trustees and college administrators learned that the Colorado House of Representatives voted 55-9 (with one absence) to pass Senate Bill 10-101. The bill would permit the comprehensive community college to offer up to five...

A fundraiser begins tonight for William Meriwether, a former Colorado Mountain College photography instructor whose museum-quality platinum prints richly document the natural and human history of the American West. William has been battling cancer for several years, incurring large medical expenses. His long battle...

From the Colorado Dept. of Transportation: Open: I-70 1 lane each direction, 14-foot width restriction, Glenwood Canyon, call 511 or go to cotrip.org

From the Denver Post: A 17-mile stretch of Interstate 70 has been closed in western Colorado after a rock slide punched gaping holes in a bridge and left huge boulders on the highway. The slide struck around midnight Sunday near the Hanging Lake Tunnel in Glenwood Canyon, a deep and narrow chasm about 110 miles west...

The following is reprinted from the Steamboat Pilot: Whistler, British Columbia — The sun peeked through the clouds Thursday just in time to see the best Nordic combined skiers in the world take their place on the podium in Whistler, British Columbia. Two of those skiers were Americans. Thursday’s cross-country...

Ed. Note: The US Nordic Combined Team won its first-ever Olympic medal on Tuesday. Two of the four team members have taken classes at Colorado Mountain College: Johnny Spillane and Bill Demong. The following is reprinted from Steamboat Today: Whistler, British Columbia — The U.S. Nordic Combined Ski Team, led by...

It seems improbable that a primarily hands-on subject like solar electric systems installation could be offered online. But this March,Colorado Mountain College’s Virtual Campus is doing just that. The course, Solar Photovoltaic Components, starts March 8. Students will learn basic safety principles and detailed...

At least nine athletes competing at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver have taken classes at Colorado Mountain College. Eight of them are competing for the US, while another is competing for Team Canada, though he lives in Vail. Because of its location, the Colorado Mountain College region draws world-class athletes...

Pamela K. Rice, former CMC faculty member. VAIL, Colorado — Pamela K. Rice passed away peacefully on Friday at the Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. Pamela was born April 17, 1949, in Seattle, Washington to Richard and Dorothy Rice and grew up in Champaign-Urbana, Ill. She obtained her undergraduate degree...