Colorado State University officials and Governor Bill Ritter announced a sweeping plan today to ensure higher education for lower and middle class students threatened with hefty student loans and skyrocketing tuition. The tuition break plan, dubbed "Commitment to Colorado," promises to cut t ... More >>
"Hey, my hands are clean!"Last year, ethics in Colorado improved by 50 percent -- at least judging by Colorado Ethics Watch's list of the year's top ethical standards. After all, the 2008 edition was ten items long, but the 2009 sports just five. "We realized it had been a slow year," says ne ... More >>
New Chamber head Kelly BroughThe Denver Department of Excise and License has received an application to transfer ownership of a liquor license at 1445 Market Street in LoDo. That's the old home of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse -- but it's also the building that houses the Metro Denver Chamber of Co ... More >>
In a blog last Thursday, I reported that the Fort Collins Coloradoan was advertising for a new photojournalist mere days after having laid off nine people. Moreover, the Gannett-owned paper's item about the latest downsizing move pointed out that the current staff is roughly half the size it ... More >>
The cover of the new Colorado Ethics Watch report. No need for Mike Coffman to thumb through "Ethics Roundup: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 2009," a new report by Colorado Ethics Watch, in order to look for his name. Even though CEW brought a complaint against the congressman for actions he took w ... More >>
Joe Blake, as seen in a photo from the Fort Collins Coloradoan. In a May 26 blog, Bob Moore, editor of the Fort Collins Coloradoan, complained that the Denver Post had offered no substantial, self-generated coverage of a lawsuit filed by the Coloradoan, the Pueblo Chieftain and the Colorado Indepen ... More >>
Joe Blake, as seen in an image from the Fort Collins Coloradoan. Today at 2 p.m., Colorado State University's board of governors will hold a meeting at which it will discuss "the resignation of Mr. Joe Blake from the CSU System Board of Governors," the "appointment of a replacement to fill the vaca ... More >>
Forget about the upcoming Democratic National Convention. Breakfast at Racines this morning was the real DPC -- Denver Power Convention. Chew on this! Over a single hour, our spy spotted the following lineup (not necessarily together): Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce honcho Joe Blake; Dem power- ... More >>
When I wrote about I-70 a year ago, the story started in 1988, when the state first began planning how it was going to tackle congestion in the mountain corridor. Twenty years and at least $30 million in studies later, a decision on a solution that everybody can live with may finally be at hand.
Since the institution of a joint-operating agreement linking business operations at the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post, the papers have repeatedly emphasized that their editorial departments operate independently. This point was reinforced in the Saturday, November 17 Rocky, albeit in an em ... More >>
Twenty-year-old Highlands Ranch has grown into a mega-planned community of mythic proportions.
Bandits holds out for a hero and gets two: Willis and Thornton.
Harmsen Western Art Collection, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce