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Dusty Saunders

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Susie Wargin joins Dave Logan at KOA, Dave Krieger fired

    Back in April, we told you about longtime 9News sportscaster Susie Wargin's plan to leave the station after her contract expires in August in order to devote herself to real estate. Now, however, her career has taken another turn. Beginning this afternoon, she'll begin co-hosting the rebranded Color ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Tom Tancredo announces he's running for governor...again

    Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again. "I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Steve Saunders: Former TV newsman says he'll run for City Council

    denverchannel.comSteve Saunders​Note: This story has been updated with comments from Steve Saunders. Former 7News correspondent Steve Saunders announced on Facebook on Saturday that he plans to run for the Denver City Council seat being vacated by Marcia Johnson. Saunders, whose father is lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Ed McCaffrey's color commentary monochromatic

    Ed McCaffrey.​Veteran radio-and-TV writer Dusty Saunders showered praise on the KOA broadcast team calling the Broncos 12-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals (achieved thanks to a big assist from Jesus Christ) -- particularly retired receiver Ed McCaffrey, who joined longtimer Dave Logan in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Dusty Saunders debuts for the paper he spent more than a half-century competing against

    This morning's blog about the new LakewoodEdge.com website notes that its founder, Charley Able, took a buyout from the Rocky Mountain News in 2007. So, too, did Dusty Saunders, who spent over 53 years on the staff, most of them as a broadcasting critic -- and even after signing off, he continued to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Major behind-the-scenes shuffling at the Denver Post

    Photo courtesy of Flickr. The just-published blog "Former Enemies Penny Parker and Bill Husted Finding Ways to Co-Exist at the Denver Post" describes the intriguing repercussions of changes at the broadsheet since the closure of the Rocky Mountain News -- and plenty more are on the way. Earlier tod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2008

    Looking at and listening to staff attempts to save the Rocky Mountain News

    The staffers at the Rocky Mountain News may not be in power positions when it comes to saving the paper, which was recently put up for sale by its parent company, E.W. Scripps. (Read our coverage in the feature article "The Rocky Mountain News is Going Down" and two sidebars, "Five Rocky Stars Who C ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2008
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    November 11, 2008

    Outgoing 9News anchor Bob Kendrick unloads on Rocky Mountain News article during college appearance

    Bob Kendrick. Last week, I was invited to take part in a panel discussion at Thorton's Everest College about the impact of the media on crime victims. In front of a criminal justice class, I joined the Denver Post's Miles Moffeit, 9News anchor Bob Kendrick and June Menger, whose son’s execution- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2008

    Channels 2 and 31 merge -- and that's bad news for the former

    The KWGN news team -- for now... Since late spring-early summer, I've been hearing rumblings about negotiations to combine operations at two rival TV organizations: Channel 2, a Tribune outlet and CW affiliate, and Channel 31, part of the Fox system. Indeed, I mentioned this very prospect in a Jul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2008

    Tornados, the Bolder Boulder and Local TV Realities

    Local television tends to shine when covering actual breaking news, as opposed to the sort that's overhyped in an attempt to get folks to tune in to evening updates even when nothing out of the ordinary is happening -- and that was certainly the case on May 22 in the wake of a tornado that cut a wid ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007
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    June 19, 2007

    Making the Post List

    As noted in this June 11 blog, Denver Post editor Greg Moore announced to his staff that sixteen people had decided to accept a buyout package offered to workers age fifty and older -- but he also conceded that these individuals had the right to change their mind prior to a June 15 deadline. In the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2007
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    June 4, 2007

    Spotlight on Spotlight

    The edition of the Message slated to appear in the June 7 edition of Westword deals in large part with the ways attrition and a buyout package aimed at ridding the staff of expensive older employees is impacting Spotlight, the arts-and-entertainment section of the Rocky Mountain News. Executives at ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Stalk Market

    If journalists condemn Bill O'Reilly, he'll strike back anytime and anywhere -- even in the parking lot of a local Wild Oats.

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    More O'Reilly Love

    Bill O'Reilly once worked for Channel 7 in Denver -- and even though he's been gone a long, long time, he still keeps a close eye on media in these parts (or, more likely, he has his minions do it for him). As a result, several local scribes have been pilloried on The O'Reilly Factor, his nationally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2007

    Of Age

    As pointed out in this blog, the Rocky Mountain News recently offered what was described as a "voluntary separation package" to fifty Rocky employees age 55 and older who have worked at the tabloid for at least ten years. This plan, which is intended to shrink the staff by twenty workers, or about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    More Messages: Returned Bill

    This week marks the return to KHOW's airwaves of The Radio Factor, hosted by Fox News personality Bill O'Reilly. However, the evening slot he's been handed says more about the weakness of KHOW's schedule than it does about the strength of O'Reilly's appeal. O'Reilly's disappearance from the outlet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006

    More Messages: Calling All Creeps

    The cancellation of a book and companion TV event that was to feature O.J. Simpson talking about how he would have killed his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a friend of hers, Ron Goldman, had he actually done the deed (wink, wink), has been a bigger bummer for the folks at the Fox network than t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006
  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    More Messages: Slugout Over the Dugout

    Rocky Mountain News sportswriter Tracy Ringolsby's July 30 induction into the writer's wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame was a big deal -- and the Rocky made damn sure everyone knew it. The July 29 edition included an appreciation of the Colorado Rockies beat reporter by editor/publisher/president J ... More >>

  • Film

    June 22, 2006

    Breaking News

    Starz FilmCenter

  • News

    June 22, 2006

    Shticky Situation

    Sports anchors aim to entertain.

  • News

    June 30, 2005

    The Message

    Big Feat

  • News

    June 17, 2004

    The Message

    Vanishing Act

  • News

    September 4, 2003

    The Message

    The Old Guard

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of July 3, 2003

  • News

    July 3, 2003

    The Flag-Bearer

    Tom Tancredo is on a crusade to save America -- and he's looking for recruits.

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    The Message

    Public Row

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Eye of the Beholder

    Two CU groups feel burned by a fiery sports column.

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Old at Heart

    Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.

  • News

    August 22, 2002

    Minor Threat

    Libertarian candidates would rather not use stunts to get media attention -- but they will if they have to.

  • News

    August 23, 2001

    Taking on the Empire

    A local lawsuit against the world's largest radio/concert firm threatens to expose the dark side of the entertainment business.

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    As the Web Turns

    Denver radio's favorite Internet site is sold to a talk-show host who's regularly attacked on it.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 19, 2000

  • News

    December 30, 1999

    Hall of Shame 1999

    Although Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold were an impossibly horrific act to follow, others gave it a shot.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Revenge of the Monkey Boy

    Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncos—and his wild image—all the way to the bank.

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    The Eyes in the Sky

    Local TV news stations have a 'copter clash.

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    The Man You Hate to Love

    The toughest executive in Denver radio pleads his case.

  • Music

    May 6, 1999
  • Music

    April 29, 1999
  • Music

    December 31, 1998
  • Music

    September 17, 1998
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    October 3, 1996
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    September 12, 1996
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    November 1, 1995
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    January 25, 1995
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