City’s Holiday Task Force Gets It Right – Government Must be Neutral on Religion

Originally appeared in Fort Collins Now 14 November 2007 Eric Fried Here’s something you don’t hear much right now: the Fort Collins Holiday Display Task Force got it basically right. A diverse group of thoughtful volunteers labored countless hours to come up with an inclusive solution to the city’s dilemma of what to display on … [Read more…]

City’s Water Conservation Goals Are Too Diluted

Originally appeared in Fort Collins Now 7 November 2007 Eric Fried The cheapest place to drill for water is right in our own homes. Most of us waste so much water, we are flushing money down the drain. Fort Collins Utilities is currently updating the city’s water conservation plan, and is taking suggestions through December … [Read more…]

God May Not Be a Rockies’ Fan After All

Originally appeared in Fort Collins Now 3 November 2007 Eric Fried Apparently God is not a Rockies’ fan after all. As we celebrated the Rockies’ magic carpet ride – winning an unbelievable 21 of 22 games to make the playoffs, sweep the National League championship and get to the World Series – it was all … [Read more…]