Bill Ritter is the only the latest Colorado governor to prompt affair rumors.Yesterday, former Denver elections commissioner Jan Tyler, currently a blogger for Examiner.com, penned an item entitled "Is Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Having an Affair with Stephanie Villafuerte?" At this writin ... More >>
The January 16 announcement that former Governor Bill Owens and his wife, Frances, will be divorcing after 33 years of marriage was handled briefly and with decorum by the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. This decision echoes the approach taken by the papers around the time of the couple's 2 ... More >>
Regrets? We’ve had a few.
Welcome to the 2006 Hall of Shame.
As noted in a recent Message column, Marc Holtzman's June 22 decision to withdraw from Colorado's gubernatorial race fell so far down the top-story roster on most Denver-area newscasts that many viewers probably missed it. Yet the nickname he coined for Republican nominee Bob Beauprez -- "Both Ways ... More >>
Top TV news stories often scrape bottom.
Marc Holtzman's emotional exit from the governor's race Thursday, after the Colorado Supreme Court declined to monkey with the established process for petitioning your way onto the ballot, was the final take on a death scene that's been dragged out for weeks — or months, if you believe he neve ... More >>
Getting signatures on petitions isn't rocket science, and that's a good thing. If the people in charge of Marc Holtzman's effort to petition his way onto the Republic primary ballot were running NASA, we'd still be chasing Sputnik. After Colorado Secretary of State Gigi Dennis threw out almost half ... More >>
The wheels came off Marc Holtzman's campaign for governor late yesterday afternoon, when Colorado Secretary of State Gigi Dennis threw out almost half the signatures Holtzman had submitted in an effort to petition his way onto the GOP primary ballot. But don't rule him out yet. Holtzman, the forme ... More >>
From the week of May 25, 2006
Should journalists lose their naming rights online?
Marc Holtzman's got a feeling that something in the Grand Old Party ain't right.