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Frances Koncilja

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Wynkoop Holdings buys Rocky Mountain Diner, scrambles to fill it

    Lori Midson​Just a few weeks after they joined forces, the Breckenridge and Wynkoop breweries have taken on an unexpected challenge: slapping together a new concept to fill the former Rocky Mountain Diner space at 800 18th Street, which closed last month after a twenty-year run. The two comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    The Rocky Mountain Diner shutters after twenty years

    Lori MidsonRocky Mountain Diner owners Tom Walls and Brad Anderson are smiling here, but the two aren't happy about being evicted.​At 4 p.m. yesterday, the Rocky Mountain Diner, an authentic slice of Americana that's resided in the Ghost building at 800 18th Street for the past twenty years, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Boss Max Wycisk Running for NPR Board

    The folks at the Colorado Public Radio Blog, a site that was launched following attorney Frances Koncilja's resignation from CPR's board last year (see this June 14, 2007 Message column for details), recently made an interesting discovery. CPR general manager Max Wycisk (pictured), who, despite his ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Purchases FM Signal

    Colorado Public Radio has finally landed a second FM signal in the Denver area. On January 16, the network announced that it had agreed to acquire KFDN, at 88.1 FM, from California-based Educational Media Foundation for $8.2 million. Once the Federal Communications Commission approves the transactio ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2007

    Republicans Say DNC Will Be a Grand Ol' Party

    Colorado Republican leader Dick Wadhams thinks the 2008 Democratic National Convention will help his party, too.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    HD Radio: The Original Vail Plan

    As noted in this July 24 More Messages blog, former Colorado Public Radio board member Frances Koncilja, who resigned from the organization over her objections to a series of planned moves, is part of a new website that largely focuses on CPR. For proof, check out a recent entry revealing inside inf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    A Former Colorado Public Radio Board Member Takes Her Concerns Online

    The June 14 edition of the Message focused upon Frances Koncilja, a local attorney and public-radio booster who resigned from her position on the board of Colorado Public Radio due to her concern over several controversial initiatives being pushed by supporters of CPR head Max Wycisk. Proposals incl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    Defining HD

    It's a truism in journalism: Writers often learn as much from readers as from research. An example of this phenomenon took place after the publication of "Going Public," a June 14 column about Colorado Public Radio, and complaints by former board member Frances Koncilja about the direction in which ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2007

    Going Public

    The fight is on at Colorado Public Radio, where one high-powered boardmember has resigned, and at the Denver Post, where the bloodletting has begun in earnest.

  • News

    May 30, 1996

    The Senator's Son Was Indiscreet

    Once upon a time, Hank Brown's appointee for a federal judgeship bailed out young Harry Brown.

  • News

    November 30, 1994

    A FIRM NO

    A BLOODY BATTLE IS HINTED AT IN A LAW FIRM'S COUNTERSUIT AGAINST AN EX-RTC BIGWIG.

  • News

    July 20, 1994

    FALLING DOWN

    WHEN A POWERFUL GOVERNMENT ATTORNEY SIGNED ON WITH A DENVER LAW FIRM, THEY BOTH EXPECTED TO CASH IN. THEN THE BOTTOM DROPPED OUT.

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