Molly Merkling and Jesse O'Brien, both of Denver, have announced their engagement. Merkling is the daughter of Carl and Mary Merkling of Eagle. She is a graduate of Eagle Valley High School and Regis University and she is currently employed as a third grade teacher at Red Hawk Ridge Elementary School in Denver.
O'Brien is the son of Tim O'Brien of Eagle and Renee O'Brien of Eagle. He is a graduate of EVHS and of Full Sail University. He is employed as a sound recording engineer at Colorado Sound Recording Studios in Denver.
The couple plans a November wedding.