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Want to build community? Kemmis says party on, dudes!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

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Daniel Kemmis, the former Mayor of Missoula, Mont., held forth yesterday evening at the Penrose House in an event entitled “A Vision for Thriving Colorado Towns.” As Mayor, Kemmis supported and/or initiated many projects to improve civic life in Missoula, including a kayak run, a trail along the river, a prairie grass park,a farmer’s market,  and […]

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Leader luncheons and the 6035 plan

Wednesday, November 18, 2009


“Community Leader Lunches” follow a familiar script. They take place in one of four venues: the Antlers, The Broadmoor, Cheyenne Mountain Resort or Penrose House. You arrive, park, get your name tag and table assignment, spend a few minutes schmoozing and sit down. You eat your salad. You eat your bread. You make polite conversation with […]

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USOC/LandCo/City circus ending?

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


This morning’s joint press release from the USOC and LandCo, announcing that they have “resolved all disputes relating to the USOC and LandCo’s relationship as part of the project to retain the USOC in Colorado Springs” almost certainly signals that a similar resolution between the city and LandCo is in the offing. So here’s the question: […]

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Let the games end!

Friday, March 13, 2009


The U.S. Olympic Committee/city/LandCo drama continues, with no end in sight – or if there is, the principal players aren’t talking.  We don’t know whether the Mayor Lionel Rivera’s clandestine fundraising campaign to prop up the deal continues (to read the letter in its entirety, click here), or whether the USA Boxing still wants a $3 […]

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