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...

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...

Finnders & Youngberg will perform three free concerts at Colorado Mountain College in Leadville on Feb. 25, Rifle on Feb. 26 and Steamboat Springs on Feb. 27. Fort Collins-based FY5 plays three free CMC concerts It probably helps to write a song about plowing snow off Red Mountain Pass in southwestern Colorado if...

“Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” Wednesday’s sunrise, captured by CMC Rifle’s Gethze Hammond.  Happy Friday. Enjoy the weekend!

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...

CMC expands program to improve job prospects By Carrie Click From left, Luis Pena and Brady Hart, applied engineering technician students at Colorado Mountain College’s campus in Rifle, demonstrate some of the equipment they are learning to use, with faculty member Stewart Clark. Luis Pena was just 3 years old when...

  La Catrina String Quartet, from left: Simón Gollo, violin; Jorge Espinoza, cello; Daniel Vega-Albela, violin; and Jorge Martínez-Ríos, viola, will perform a free concert at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle Friday, Nov. 6, and at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge Saturday, Nov. 7. Music is a part of...

Colorado Mountain College faculty member Dr. David Ruffley speaks to graduating students prior to the graduation ceremony at the CMC Rifle Campus on Friday evening, May 1, 2015. At the ceremony Ruffley was named full-time Faculty of the Year for the campus. Photo Emily Chaplin Every year employees and students at each...

CMC Rifle to host workshop on controlling costs with solar A new 435-kilowatt solar array is powering the water treatment plant for the Battlement Mesa Metro District. The array was built with no up-front cost to the metro district by using a solar energy financing mechanism. Libraries, schools, water plants and town...