- Colorado Springs’ Sixty35 Media, a relatively new entity that includes the Colorado Springs Independent, Colorado Springs Business Journal, the Pikes Peak Bulletin and several other publications, laid off half its staff – 15 positions – after it discovered $300,000 in unaccounted for debt that carried over from its formation.
- If you have ever (allegedly) created a subsidiary company to quietly pay girlfriends, well, you could have a friend in the diamond business.
- The Colorado Times Recorder is punching back on the Denver Gazette’s attacks on The Denver Post.
- Colorado’s Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) lost $18 million when the value of its stake in Silicon Valley Bank plummeted last week amid its meltdown.
- Tattered Cover CEO Kwame Spearman dropped out of the 17-candidate-strong field for Denver mayor and threw his 1% support to Kelly Brough.
- The son of the Philadelphia Flyers GM apologized for throwing a woman’s wheelchair down a flight of stairs.
- Independent monitoring of air quality around the Suncor Energy refinery in Commerce City found previously unknown radioactive particles.
- New York Mets pitcher Edwin Diaz injured his knee celebrating a win in the World Baseball Classic and will miss the 2023 season.
- Five years ago, The Denver Post’s hedge fund overlords laid off one-third of the staff. That was a terrible, terrible day, but it did serve as a the catalyst for the Colorado Sun.
- If you see a 9News reporter today, give them a hug. The deal by hedge fund Standard General to acquire 9News parent company TEGNA for $24/share is falling apart due to concerns from regulators. As a result, TEGNA stock is currently fighting to stay above $15/share.
- Hardcore gym bros are eating dog food to get the protein that is apparently lacking from people food.
- Filippo Bernardini is accused of stealing more than 1,000 manuscripts from publishing houses not for money but because he just loved to read.
- A surprising number of upsets in the men’s NCAA tournament meant that only 0.12% of brackets were still perfect six hours into the first day.
- Friends and family of Denver Urban Spectrum editor and Metropolitan State University of Denver journalism professor Alfonzo Porter are mourning his passing. He was 60.
So, who won the week?
- Longmont data scientist Stephen Webb is on a seven-episode “Jeopardy” win streak.
- Denverites are among the biggest tippers in the nation.
- H&R Block’s campaign championing equity for women’s college athletics won Campaign of the Year at the PR Week U.S. Awards 2023.
- The Denver Nuggets won last night, clinching a playoff spot.
One thought on “Who Had the Worst Week?”
“Threw his 1% support behind Kelly Brough.” 😂😂😂😂😂