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Commissioners to backtrack on term-limit issue?

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

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It looks as if County Commissioner Amy Lathen is having second thoughts about commissioner term limits. She was part of the 4-1 commission majority to refer to voters on Nov. 2 a controversial measure about extending commissioner term limits from two to three. An e-mail yesterday from the ubiquitous Jeff Crank of Americans for Prosperity […]

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Election eve “red tsunami” spares Colorado

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

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The red tsunami that swept the midwest apparently dissipated when it hit Colorado. Despite knocking off a couple of Congressional incumbents, Republican gains in our fair state were nothing like those the Gopsters expected, and the Democrats feared. Some observations: -A lot of folks wondered whether Michael Bennet had the moxie to fight off an […]

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Tim Leigh quits race – who’s next?

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

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Tim Leigh’s six – month candidacy for mayor seemed to reaffirm much of what is best about Colorado Springs. Here was a guy who came to the Springs from Grand Forks a quarter of a century ago. He fell in love with the city, raised a family, built a successful business, made many friends and […]

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Commissioners get the job done

Friday, June 11, 2010

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For connoisseurs of political posturing, there was no better place to be than the June 8 meeting of the Board of County Commissioners. Item 6 on the agenda, titled “Comments by Elected Officials” drew a crowd of eager elected officials. One by one they took their turn at the mike, ready to bloviate, pontificate and listen […]

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Tim Leigh: vision trumps experience

Monday, May 24, 2010

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Tim Leigh is mad, mad, mad at me!! Why? Because I suggested that Sallie Clark would be a better fit as a “strong mayor” come 2011. Here’s what Tim wrote in his defense. “I have been asked about my vision for Colorado Springs. It’s simple. My vision includes resetting Colorado Springs as “a world class […]

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Good news, bad news from the caucuses

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Last night’s caucuses held a few surprises, to the delight of some. Good news for Republicans: it looks as if Scott McInnis made at least two good decisions, as his race for the Governor’s mansion gathers steam. After shelling out $467 to an “image consultant,” he shaved his 1980′s mustache and changed his hair color […]

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