Kenneth Lankford, 46, was once the fourth most wanted man in the state of Utah, evading capture by disappearing into the woods. This weekend, authorities believe he was back in a forest -- the Black Forest, near Colorado Springs -- when he shot and killed two people, including his wife, and injured ... More >>
Denver's Tiffany Hearty is currently keeping most of the information she's posted on her Facebook page private. But she made an exception when it came to expressing her appreciation for the condolences she's received in the wake of a horrific tragedy -- the accidental shooting death of her son, Eth ... More >>
Mrs. Fields Famous Brands, which owns both the Mrs. Fields cookie chain and TCBY Yogurt, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Salt Lake City to Broomfield. Mrs. Fields -- and yes, there really is a Mrs. (Debbie) Fields, who opened her first chocolate chip cookie store in 1977 -- has a five- ... More >>
John Paton.In late August, we noted that the search for a new MediaNews Group CEO to succeed Dean Singleton had stretched out for seven months, with no end in sight. At last, the situation has changed. John Paton, a director of the Journal Register Company, has been named the firm's CEO as p ... More >>
Dean Singleton.Dean Singleton is stepping down as CEO of MediaNews Group -- a position he's held for more than a quarter-century. But he's not retiring. He'll serve as MediaNews' executive chairman, as well as publisher for both the Denver Post and the Salt Lake Tribune. Speculation is rife t ... More >>
The jury is out on Denver's courts, while airline fees are a Mile High and rising.
Didja think the flow of editorial employees leaving the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News would slow after the end of the most recent buyout cycle? Think again. Scribes have been splitting at a rapid clip, with three new names joining the roster of those exiting: Post basketball writer Marc Sp ... More >>
Things always seem to work out for Dean Singleton, whose MediaNews Group owns the Denver Post and well over a hundred daily newspapers across the country. Take the case of the Salt Lake Tribune, which he bought in 2001 and has been fighting to keep ever since. As noted in this August 9 Tribune artic ... More >>
In a November 25 Rocky Mountain News column, media writer Jason Salzman wrote about the process by which the Denver dailies arrive at their list of political endorsements. However, the piece's most intriguing bit of information pertained to a specific plug -- the Denver Post's 2004 decision to back ... More >>
A Man Out of Time
Labor strife looms in a western outpost of Dean Singleton's media empire.
A media column about secondhand smoke stirs up a cloud of controversy.
Post columnist Woody Paige's big shtick shrinks in chilly Utah.
Dueling articles about police shootings spur plenty of newsroom fireworks.
At fifty, William Dean Singleton has dozens of newspapers and all the money he needs. But what about respect?
Shopping-center execs love getting attention in the media -- as long as they call the shots.
The Post's Dean Singleton joins a newspaper marriage even more strained than Denver's.