From left, former culinary scholarship recipients Demitrius Landry and Marybeth Miller were among the apprentice chefs who prepared a recent dinner at the Keystone Ranch Restaurant to raise money for Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute student scholarships. Both are May graduates of the college’s renowned...

Colorado Mountain College has pulled together nearly $1 million in grants and community funds in the Mountain Futures Fund. This fund covers a $1,000 President’s Scholarship that is offered to every graduating high school senior in the college’s district, as well as training high school teachers to deliver...

Upward Bound student Sierra Jackson is a senior at Coal Ridge High School. As part of the Upward Bound college-prep program, she attends tutoring sessions in her school library every Wednesday afternoon. She said she likes the camaraderie of studying with other students who also want to go to college. Photo Kate...

Week-long First Ascent Youth Leadership enrolling students now – April 29 deadline At last summer’s First Ascent Youth Leadership program, an afternoon hailstorm sent students and counselors inside. At far right, counselor Kristen Nestor helps facilitate a trust game called Werewolf. Besides offering students...

Kathryn Regjo is the vice president of Colorado Mountain College in Edwards. This article was printed in the April 7, 2016 edition of the Vail Daily. By Dr. Kathryn Regjo Did you know that, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are more than 2,300 veterans in Eagle County? This means that 4.5...

This column was also printed in the April 4 edition of the Post Independent. By Jill Ziemann Jill Ziemann is the director of Go2Work programs at Colorado Mountain College. The connection between higher education and the community is stronger when people on both sides work to build relationships and resources so that...

Creating paintings for the upcoming Colorado Mountain College and Bookcliffs Arts Center Fine Arts Show in Rifle are, front to back, CMC art students Sue Martin and Silvia Lucatero, and art instructor Lanny Grant. Photo Laura Hardman The halls of Colorado Mountain College in Rifle will be filled with artwork this...

CMC ceramics, culinary students provide bowls, soup to benefit Meals on Wheels Following the resounding success of last year’s March for Meals “Empty Bowls” Luncheon, Colorado Mountain College ceramics students are making double the number of soup bowls for the March 2, 2016, event at Grand River Health’s...

CMC-Lake County High School partnership provides instruction, college credit – and a start on potential welding careers. By Carrie Click. Berlie Mascarenez, a Lake County High School junior, said he hopes to take what he’s learned in his CMC welding class and apply it to underwater welding in the Navy. Photo ©...

RIFLE, CO – DECEMBER 10: From left, Marisela Medrano, Mayka Maloney, center, and Rhonda Bivens work at The Whole Works in Rifle, December, 10, 2015. Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post. This article was published in the Denver Post. By Jason Blevins.  RIFLE — Kelly Alford remembers the first time she sat down in...