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Telling Business’ Story

What do you think when you hear the word ‘business?’ Since most people reading this are members of the Chamber and are businesspeople, it’s probably something positive.

A longstanding concern, however, is: What is the public’s perception of business? In a community like Fort Collins with large public institutions it might be easy to overlook the impact of business and businesspeople on the community’s livability.

In August, the Chamber commissioned intercept polls at NewWestFest....

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Bureaucratic Bullying Kills Jobs

I love history. It entertains, it amazes, and, most of all, it informs. Regarding the latter point, as George Santayana said ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.’ (As a total aside, that’s why the current fascination with socialism is astonishing. How quickly we seem to have forgotten the lessons of the not-so-distant past.)

Sometimes, however, something is less historic than it is just plan old. So it is with the so-called ‘historic’ silos on Woodward’s...

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