Mayor notes CMC facility ‘will serve the region beautifully’ By Suzie Romig The bright, modern lobby at the new Breckenridge Center of Colorado Mountain College’s Summit Campus was at times standing room only as a diverse crowd of county residents, regional officials, college employees and area well-wishers...

Professional kitchen to support award-winning high school program, plus college’s noted Culinary Institute, community cooking classes By Suzie Romig Cooks in training and aspiring chefs are in for a treat when the new professional-grade learning kitchen opens at Battle Mountain High School in Edwards. The learning...

Colorado Mountain College teaches life-saving skills for Vail Valley and central mountain communities VAIL VALLEY, Colorado — Childhood dreams often focus on becoming a police officer, pilot, professional athlete or firefighter, so Kurt Keiser is not surprised at the number of calls he receives each week from...

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...

Southwest Field Exploration Field trip: October 13-18 Pre-trip classes: Sept. 24, Oct. 1 & Oct. 8, 6:30-8:30pm, Carbondale Post-trip class: Oct. 22, 6:30-8:30pm CMC will explore the remote Grand Gulch area this fall. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Long. Our unique, guided field course to the remote Grand Gulch area in...

Basalt center director uses college degree to further career By Mike McKibbin Adele Matthee always wanted to work in a child care facility. She realized that goal with the help of Colorado Mountain College’s Aspen Campus, where she earned her associate degree in early childhood education (ECE) in 2007. Now the...

Vail-Eagle Valley Campus part-time faculty of the year Accounting and economics adjunct professor Rich Tarmey is passionate about teaching and his subjects, but he also continues to learn from this students. Accounting and Economics adjunct professor Rich Tarmey was honored as the Vail-Eagle Valley Campus part-time...

Darfur tribesman Hari to speak at Colorado Mountain College campuses Community members from across the Colorado Mountain College district are invited to join the third annual Common Reader program to read the deeply moving book “The Translator: A Tribesman’s Memoir of Darfur.” Daoud Hari, a Zaghawa tribesman...

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...