It was well after midnight in November 1983 when a band of students committed their first infraction of the day – breaking and entering. Known as the Leadville Powder Guild, the group crept into the ski area operations shop at Colorado Mountain College Leadville. Their goal? To temporarily redecorate the yard of...

Over 200 scholarships awarded since Alpine Bank Scholars program began in 1996

Steamboat Springs, Spring Valley educators receive top teaching honors

By Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser Note: This editorial was submitted to newspapers throughout the CMC service area. The story of Colorado Mountain College is inspiring and unique. Fifty years ago the citizens of Garfield, Lake, Eagle, Summit and Pitkin counties bucked the conventional thinking in Denver and voted to...

At their June 23 meeting in Glenwood Springs, the Colorado Mountain College Board of Trustees voted to approve a 2017-18 general operating fund budget of $65.5 million. This balanced budget reflects an increase over 2016-17 of 1.2 percent, which is well below inflation. Projected revenues reflect a $79,000 decline in...

Photo contest features amateurs and pros alike

Opening reception for past and current students’ show June 20 “Artifact,” slip casted porcelain, by Amanda Ramsay, is among the works of art from 44 current and former Colorado Mountain College students now on display at the college’s Aspen campus in the exhibit “Contemporary Visionaries.” A free public...

New and improved website better connects listeners with student-run station

Chaffee County graduates tout college's benefits

Son graduates from CMC law enforcement academy, just like his parents