Tag Archive | "Pikes Peak"

The city needs a weak leader

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Ours is a predictable city. Those of us who have spent a couple of decades (or more) at the foot of Pikes Peak know that: It snows in April. The hail will get your tomatoes in July. Douglas Bruce will submit lunatic initiatives during every election, and some will pass. Residents of the city core […]

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We’re number one! Sort of …

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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Let’s see – if residents of Boulder are the happiest folks in America, and residents of Colorado Springs are just a little less cheerful, coming in 37th, what does that mean? I’ll tell you: Absolutely nothing. These made-up “best place” rankings, which local boosters often point to with such pride, are utter fabrications, invented to […]

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