Tag Archive | "Jerry Forte"

Utilities employee wins World Series of Poker

Thursday, August 26, 2010

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Suppose you’re at the final table in the World Series of Poker. Play has gone on for hours, and it’s just you and another guy at the table. The pots aren’t six figures, or seven figures – they’re eight figures. You’re holding your own, and you see that your opponent is tired and distracted. His […]

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An alpha dog for the city?

Friday, March 19, 2010


On February 10, our 15 year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever, Bucky, left this mortal plane. I was heartbroken. Bucky had been with me since he was a puppy. He was constant, loving, irascible and untrainable. Our friends learned to put up with Bucky, the quintessential Alpha dog. Somehow, he never quite understood that I was the […]

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My very own reservoir site – and it’s free!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

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Colorado Springs Utilities CEO Jerry Forte may have been born on a Wednesday – but it wasn’t yesterday. In a polite but devastating takedown of Mark Morley’s offer to sell Utilities a reservoir site near Pueblo for $36 million, and pass along $12 million of the sales price to the USOC, Forte said thanks-but no […]

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