Despite her youth, Madeline Pierce’s passion and dedication for snowmaking helped the 22-year-old Copper Mountain Resort snowmaker win the 2021 Colorado Ski Country Double Diamond Snowmaker of the Year award. “I’m honored, and I’m really excited, and I think it’s very special because as snowmakers, being...

Colorado Mountain College grads get free breakfast at Boom Days Aug. 4

Bill Brady finally walks to ‘Pomp and Circumstance’

Editor’s note: This article on CMC alumnus William Mundo was originally published in the University of Colorado Denver’s newsletter “The Connection,” by CU Denver student Nathan Fox. Graduating with undergraduate degrees in both Public Health and Ethnic Studies, William Mundo was one of more than 1500 students who...

Says ‘I’d just be finishing up my bachelor’s degree’ without concurrent enrollment By Mike McKibbin LEADVILLE – Conor Laing doesn’t think he would be where he is today without Colorado Mountain College and the concurrent enrollment classes he took six years ago. Laing will soon receive his master’s...

This article on CMC Aspen graduate Wissal Kahhak was published in The Aspen Times. By Jeanne McGovern. Originally from Morocco, Colorado Mountain College graduate Wissal Kahhak plans to continue her education in America. Photo: Jeremy Wallace/The Aspen Times. When Wissal Kahhak first came to Aspen from Morocco, she...

This article was published in the Steamboat Pilot and Today. By Scott Franz.  Cameron Poole still remembers when Colorado Mountain College’s cafeteria was more, well, college-like. “It had a good salad bar, but we were always having french fries, grilled cheese and chicken nuggets,” Poole says. Those days are long...

By Carrie Click CMC Ski Area Operations graduate Chris Sutton with his dog Hank near his home in Eagle. Chris is now a battalion chief for the Eagle River Fire Protection District. Photo: Kate Lapides. Chris Sutton was lying flat on his back, apparently in a lot of pain. Hannah Gould was carefully assessing his...

This article on Wednesday’s upcoming Adventure Showcase event was published in the Steamboat Pilot March 17. CMC alumni and adjunct outdoor faculty Luke Kimmes will be among the many inspiring Steamboat locals sharing recent adventures at the event. Kimmes will share tales from a 5200-mile canoe expedition across North...

Keystone chefs and CMC Culinary Apprenticeship program graduates Steve Nguyen and Mitch Robinson, accompanied by adjunct faculty Stefan Smith, did a little ice carving in honor of Colorado’s home team last week on the top of Keystone. Click the video below to check out how it’s done. Go Broncos! Many of us will be...