Saturday race a benefit for Nanci Limbach’s Schneegas Foundation This story first appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Jeff Caspersen. Most injured wildlife creatures at Nanci Limbach’s sanctuary are released once they have been rehabilitated. Some can never return to the wild, such as this mountain lion....

This article first appeared in the Glenwood Post Independent. By Emily Hisel. Colorado Mountain College students and instructors show off the 10 kilowatt solar array they installed atop the remodeled New Castle Branch Library. When the Garfield Public Library District began construction projects in 2009, having...

Colorado Mountain College is working out the final details to buy 25 acres of land adjacent to the school’s Rifle campus, near the Garfield County Regional Airport.The college’s board of trustees, at its May 14 meeting in Glenwood Springs, authorized the administration to move ahead with a plan to pay $500,000 for the...

This article first ran in the Denver Post. By Laurie Marano and Debra Crawford. We know from recent news reports that close to 200,000 children in Colorado are living below the poverty line: That’s less than $20,650 for a family of four. Time and again evidence has shown that access to education and job training can...

CMC teacher, outdoorsman killed in mountain biking accident This article was originally printed in The Citizen Telegram.  By John Gardner. An avid outdoorsman, Steve Chesley enjoys fishing at a lake in Big Sky, Montana this past summer. Chesley was in Montana visiting his daughter, Tara Preston, and his son Brett...

CMC Rifle and Steamboat Pilot Waste Minimization The Rifle and Steamboat Springs campuses have volunteered this winter to pilot a waste minimization program called RecycleMania. Don’t be fooled by the title. RecycleMania is a friendly benchmarking competition that promotes solid waste reduction and emphasizes the...

Benefit for Rifle Animal Shelter March 18 at CMC Rifle Next Friday, March 18, “Linda Jenks & Company” will present their 2nd annual “Cat’s Meow” Variety Show, at the CMC Auditorium in Rifle. The event will feature many of your favorite local talents and friends. Support adoption of your four-legged friends from the Rifle...

What to do with the red snapper, shrimp, cilantro, grapefruit, and purple potatoes in your fridge? This article first appeared in the Vail Daily on March 7, 2011. By Wren Wertin. In a world where talented, experienced and media-savvy chefs are consistently in the mainstream television rotation, it’s easy to forget it...