New sustainable venture partners with CMC and Garfield County’s Garco Sewing Works to bring new apparel business to Rifle. This article was printed in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Bob Ward. The founders of The Whole Works aim to bring apparel manufacturing to the Western Slope. They are, from left, Julia Marshall,...

 Five renowned artists are your neighbors  By Carrie Click “Boneyard,” by Andy Taylor, is one of the landscapes that will be on display in the exhibit “Close to Home” at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle through Jan. 10. Usually, it goes something like this: You arrive at an art exhibit and look around. If...

The Colorado Climate Summit moves past the conversation about climate change and toward solving the problem The following article on the Colorado Climate Summit was published in the Boulder Weekly. CMC Rifle instructor Chris Ellis, who teaches in the college’s solar energy program, is featured at the end of the...

Colorado Mountain College in Rifle is hosting a free Parent Information Day for residents living anywhere from Aspen to Parachute from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 1. The event is designed to give parents information they need to support their children’s current educational needs and their future higher education...

CMC expands science education program, nearly doubles enrollment Teachers at the Chevron Summer Science Institute at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle, June 2014. Photo Ed Kosmicki While many of their students were enjoying summer break this past June, more than 40 regional elementary and middle school teachers were...

This article first appeared in the Post Independent. By Heidi Rice Former Garfield County Commissioner Trési Houpt, left, and keynote speaker Dr. Patty Limerick chat during a break at CMC’s Community Conversations seminar at the Western Garfield County Campus on Saturday afternoon. Photo: Heidi Rice. RIFLE — Health,...

By Carrie Click It’s not easy to pigeonhole Patty Limerick. She’s a tough Western woman and a Yale graduate. She’s known as being energetically funny, and she’s highly educated too, proving that the two aren’t mutually exclusive. Best of all, Dr. Limerick takes a balanced, academic look at tough issues,...

Colorado Mountain College in Rifle, in partnership with the El Pomar Foundation, held a summer camp for middle school students last week to help spark their interest in future careers. Students at the Rifle camp, titled “Crazy Scientist Week,” explored biofuels and natural gas, green chemistry, social equity and health...

CMC in Rifle offers instruction for staying safe on the job Robin Haney is the energy industry training coordinator at Colorado Mountain College in Rifle. Photo Ed Kosmicki College is not just a place where newly graduated high school seniors go to earn an academic degree. Sometimes, college can offer educational...

Colorado Mountain College’s new EMS Mobile Classroom was recently the subject of a dedication ceremony at the college’s campus in Rifle, attended by members of Colorado River Fire Rescue and EMS faculty. The classroom, which Colorado River Fire Rescue had formerly used as an ambulance in western Garfield County,...