Rachel Pokrandt has been named interim campus vice president for Colorado Mountain College in Leadville and Chaffee County, starting Aug. 1. Her regular position – as dean of the college’s Rifle campus – will be filled on an interim basis by Richard Maestas, the college’s western regional vice president. Photo...

This electrical vehicle charging station at Colorado Mountain College’s campus in Rifle – one of six throughout the college’s district on the Western Slope – encourages eco-friendly electric car use. Drivers can plug in for up to two hours at the station in the parking lot. Colorado Mountain College will be...

“Conforming Series 2” by Sara Ransford, soda fired stoneware, 2010, will be one of over 70 works of art at “Celebrating Community We Share,” a collaborative exhibit of Anderson Ranch Arts Center and Colorado Mountain College students and faculty. The opening reception at the college’s campus is 5-7 p.m. on...

Nearly two dozen Chaffee residents receive degrees at CMC commencement By Mike McKibbin Chaffee County graduates: Back row, from left: Kayla Prosser, Dona Andrea, Nancy Stepisnik, Andrea Garcia, Susan Greiner; front row, from left: Mariah Painter and Lindsay Durant. Photo Steve Sunday BUENA VISTA – When and if she...

Rifle, Edwards educators recognized for teaching excellence By Carrie Click Dr. Jennifer Wing at Edwards campus graduation ceremony held at the Vilar Center in Beaver Creek on May 6. Wing teaches English, composition and literature, received Edwards and the collegewide full-time Faculty of the Year. Photo David...

The 2016-17 draft budget for Colorado Mountain College is available for viewing at any CMC location, or by going to the college’s website. To download the document, go to www.coloradomtn.edu, then choose the pulldown menu for “About.” Click on “Board of Trustees,” and then “Budget & Audit.” Or go directly...

The Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees met at the college’s campus in Spring Valley near Glenwood Springs on Friday, May 20, where they approved the annual Cooperation and Services Agreement between the college and the CMC Foundation, the college’s 501(c)(3) fundraising arm. During the annual joint...

Combined, Breckenridge and Spring Valley graduate nearly 50 nursing students with associate or bachelor’s degrees By Carrie Click Tim Putz was one of four students from Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in nursing this year. Putz traveled to Spring Valley near Glenwood...

Leadville couple received degrees at CMC graduation By Mike McKibbin Leadville native Cassandra Hall received an associate degree in business and a bachelor’s in business administration; her husband, Lamont Hall, is currently working in Germany though still earned a bachelor’s degree in sustainability studies...

Says ‘I’d just be finishing up my bachelor’s degree’ without concurrent enrollment By Mike McKibbin LEADVILLE – Conor Laing doesn’t think he would be where he is today without Colorado Mountain College and the concurrent enrollment classes he took six years ago. Laing will soon receive his master’s...