RTA Proposal on the Fast Track to Nowhere

Originally appeared in Fort Collins Weekly 15 June 2007 Eric Fried I hate to say I told you so, but…who am I kidding? I love saying so. As predicted here, developer over-reach has killed the current prospects for a Rural Transportation Authority (RTA). Meanwhile, the Fort Collins City Council majority is being villified for doing … [Read more…]

Too Many Elk? Wolf ‘em Down!

Originally appeared in Fort Collins Weekly 1 June 2007 Eric Fried One of Estes Park’s main tourist attractions – its majestic elk herds – is too successful for its own good. Elk have overrun Rocky Mountain National Park, seriously degrading the ecosystem, especially the streamside stands of willow and aspen. They spill into the town, … [Read more…]