Nicole Loschke – Colorado Mountain College Dual Credit Student Nicole Loschke graduated from Grand Valley High School in Parachute with 36 dual-enrollment credits from Colorado Mountain College. She was also a student leader in the First Ascent Leadership program run by the College each summer for District high...

View and buy student and faculty work at West Garfield Campus Julie Gavigo of New Castle, Leo Braun of Parachute and Cindy McCain of Silt, left to right, work on their pottery bowls during their ceramics class at Colorado Mountain College's West Garfield Campus in Rifle. Photo Mike McKibbin The annual West Garfield...

Grand Valley grad continues long family tradition of teaching By Mike McKibbin Colorado Mountain College students Malcolm King and Jazmine Vogel listen to and learn from ceramics instructor Gabe Brubacher at the college's West Garfield Campus in Rifle. Photo Mike McKibbin RIFLE – Gabe Brubacher held an unfinished clay...

By Nancy Genova, acting CEO of Colorado Mountain College’s West Garfield Campus Nancy Genova, acting CEO of the West Garfield Campus. Photo Ed Kosmicki. I’m often asked what sets a community college apart from other educational options. Aside from the obvious affordability, flexibility, and responsiveness to...

New certificate programs can help electricians land jobs By Mike McKibbin Solar energy is a hot occupation these days, and Colorado Mountain College’s West Garfield Campus in Rifle is the place to get qualified to land a job in the rapidly growing field. Solar certificates at the West Garfield campus offer...

Alpine Bank Latino/Hispanic Scholarship winner Karen Barraza enjoyed working up to 30 hours a week at the E. Dene Moore Care Center during her junior year at Rifle High School so much so that, now she has graduated, she’s considering a career in nursing. Karen Barraza, 2009 Alpine Bank Hispanic/Latino...