It’s fascinating to watch Colorado Springs City Councilors lurch slowly forward with a public process to determine whether they should ask the voters to fire them from the utility board of directors. Should an appointed board of “experts” take over? And if so, who should appoint the board? The mayor,...
On June 2, Mayor Steve Bach will perform his last official function, introducing John Suthers to be sworn in as Colorado Springs’ next mayor. For Bach, and the city, it has been a long, strange trip. Elected in 2011 by a 57-43 margin over Richard Skorman, Bach led the city through four singularly tumultuous years. […]
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Douglas Bruce is our own Don Quixote, brandishing a rusty sword, and still spoiling for a fight. Good for him — but bad for our city. 
Last week’s media brouhaha over a nonexistent Steve Bach meltdown concerning Memorial Health System was mercifully short-lived. It endures only in the embarrassment of the perpetrators (a certain daily newspaper, unnamed to protect the guilty) and the greater embarrassment of those who were gulled by the scam (that would...
Say you’re a pilot. You’re not flying the plane — you’re sitting in the back of the bus, row 27, seat E, squeezed between oversized fliers. You’re mad at the airline, at the airline industry and at the overpaid incompetents who have run the company into the ground. You’re mad...