“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...

This article appeared in the Glenwood Spring’s Post Independent By Will Grandbois. High school seniors Alberto Rodriguez, Lane Gwatney, and Brooke Esgar experiment with circuits in CMC’s career academy. Photo: Will Grandbois. While most Garfield County School District Re-2 teens are sleeping in Friday mornings, two...

Colorado Mountain College’s Rifle campus will soon offer class registration and a limited number of classes in downtown Rifle. This is in addition to classes it will continue to offer at the Rifle campus’s Encana Academic Center near the Garfield County Regional Airport, and in Parachute. “To continue to meet...

Colorado Mountain College is in the running for $25,000 to help put a great idea into motion. And we – and students in one of our communities – need your support by June 1! At our Rifle campus this fall we are launching an innovative Career Academy, which will allow high school students to earn a college certificate...

This article was published in the Rifle Citizen Telegram. By Teresa Hamilton. Coal Ridge High School seniors Isidro Contreras Morales, left, and Tyler Sheerin cook Salvadoran cheese and carnita pupusas for the Colorado River Fire Rescue staff as part of their final exam. Isidro Contreras Morales’ knife blade flashes...