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Lisa Czeladtko makes a canny move … maybe

Friday, January 7, 2011

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There’s nothing quite as fun as watching the transparent maneuvering of our local would-be politicos. Consider Lisa Czeladtko’s apparently bizarre decision to abandon her at-large bid for city council, and run instead for the District 3 seat. At first glance, it makes no sense. Czeladtko is a hard-working woman who has worked diligently to engage […]

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The mayoral candidates and their homes

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

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How much is your house worth? According to the County Assessor, my rickety 1898 Westside Victorian is worth $341,000 which, given its many problems, may be wildly optimistic. Most of us have skin in the local real estate game – so how about our leading mayoral candidates? Where do they live? And how much are […]

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High-profile job openings but few applicants

Monday, January 3, 2011

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There are a few job openings in town. We’re talking about positions that include your very own private office with an actual window and the opportunity to sit in meetings and make decisions that effect every one of your fellow residents – or at least those with minor land-use issues. C’mon, step right up, don’t […]

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Strong-mayor race: Old politics vs. new politics

Monday, December 20, 2010

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Old politics: You decide to run for something; you line up a few supporters; you announce your candidacy, and you run. New politics: You coyly suggest that you might run; you huddle with potential supporters; you commission a poll; you tell some people you’re in the race; you tell others you’re not, you feed the […]

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Can Skorman win?

Thursday, December 16, 2010

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Richard Skorman’s formal entry into the mayoral race makes an already interesting contest absolutely fascinating. Like Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper, Skorman is a doer, not a fighter. He started his first business, Poor Richard’s Feed & Read, immediately after graduating from Colorado College more than thirty years ago. A third of a century later, it’s still […]

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Strong mayor, strong magic and America’s Hogwarts

Thursday, November 11, 2010

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I know, I know – the election’s over. You’re sick of politics, and the preening prattlers who pounce upon piles of corporate cash to get elected. Too bad for you – it’s strong mayor time! So here’s the latest mix of fact, rumor, speculation, and what-ifs? Declared: Buddy Gilmore, Brian Bahr, Dave Munger. Probable: Sean […]

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