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...

This article was published in the Rifle Citizen Telegram. By Theresa Hamilton. Whitney Vance received her associate degree from Colorado Mountain College May 2, nearly a month before she’ll walk as part of Rifle High School’s graduation. Rifle High School senior Whitney Vance isn’t one for order. For Vance and...

This article was published in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Randy Essex. In at least one way, Honolulu’s got nothing on Rifle. Honolulu, coping with Hawaii’s high costs to import petroleum products, leads major American cities in solar power generated per person, at 265 watts. It’s far ahead of No. 2 San...

Popular performer to appear in free concerts at CMC. By Mike McKibbin The Hazel MIller Band, with Miller and Rich Lamb, bass, Dana Marsh, piano, Dave Camp, sax and flute, and Brian Mikulich, drums will perform free concerts at CMC in Rifle and Leadville April 24 and 25, respectively. Mom’s advice paid off for Hazel...