Monthly Archives: November 2014

Beauprez Pins State's Success To Local Control, Hands-Off Government

Beauprez Pins State's Success To Local Control, Hands-Off Government
The erstwhile congressman represented Colorado's seventh U.S. House district for two terms last decade before bidding for the governor's seat in 2006. He lost handily to Bill Ritter and faded from politics somewhat before launching a campaign this year.
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7NEWS filters through the junk in the political mailers bombarding voters

7NEWS filters through the junk in the political mailers bombarding voters
Bill Ritter and Gov. John Hickenlooper. There are funds Planned Parenthood receives from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment for breast and cervical cancer screenings. The Governor could reduce that money, but it would need …
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Unopposed sheriff candidate reflects on past term; six towns and one village

Unopposed sheriff candidate reflects on past term; six towns and one village
1, 2011, after defeating incumbent Bill Tompkins. He noted that during his first … In Friendship, Russell Hall, a Republican, and Stephen G. Ritter, running on an independent party line, are vying a town board seat left vacant by Susan Myers, who …
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CT-StSen-Contested

CT-StSen-Contested
Sean Kelly, GOP 0 – 0 percent. District 4. 0 of 19 precincts – 0 percent. Steve Cassano, Dem (i) 0 – 0 percent. Whit Osgood, GOP 0 – 0 percent. District 5. 0 of 17 precincts – 0 percent. Beth Bye, Dem (i) 0 – 0 percent. Bill Wadsworth, GOP 0 – 0 …
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Colorado and Moffat County Elections Guide 2014

Colorado and Moffat County Elections Guide 2014
"I think we're in much better shape than people have given us credit for," Hickenlooper said. Beauprez was elected to the Colorado District 7 Representative seat in 2002 and re-elected again in 2004. He ran for governor in 2006 but lost to Democrat …
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In Crisis: Idaho mental health panel agrees that fixing system starts with funding

In Crisis: Idaho mental health panel agrees that fixing system starts with funding
Bill Roscoe, who works with homeless as president and CEO of Boise Rescue Mission. The panel was an offshoot of the ongoing “In Crisis” series of articles, radio stories and videos produced by the Idaho Statesman's Audrey Dutton and Boise State Public …
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Jeannie Ritter win award for mental illness advocate

Exactly what Jeannie Ritter did to bring a voice to mental disease by simply because the psychologically sick in Colorado get the level of care and compassion as do individuals with an actual disease, is nothing in short supply of remarkable, as well as for that she was handed the 2014 Hildegard Messenbaugh Award at Third Method Center’s trademark fundraiser, True Grit.

Messenbaugh, a psychiatrist, founded Third Method Center in 1970 as a protection for runaway teenagers. These days it offers a continuum of attention to boys and girls age 14 to 19 who possess experienced real, mental and sexual abuse, neglect and abandonment.

“Jeannie Ritter might be most well-known as our state’s former first lady,” noted singer William Matthews, president associated with Third Way Center board. “but we think the woman best influence is by her continuing attempts to carry a voice to psychological state and act as a champion for all those with psychological infection, including residents of Third Way Center.

“As first lady,” Matthews added, “in her present role as ambassador when it comes to psychological state Center of Denver, through her utilize severely emotionally disturbed kids within the Denver Public institutes so that as a family group recommend, Jeannie has seen firsthand the necessity for greater understanding and knowledge of psychological illness and better accessibility solutions for anyone in need.”

Pete and Marilyn Coors were the honorary chairmen for real Grit, which brought 400 people to the Seawell Ballroom on Saturday-night for a chuckwagon dinner, auction and party.

Matthews joined up with the next Way Center board in 2001 and has now been its president since 2004. “as soon as you’re in and committed, it’s hard not to be,” he said of their longstanding solution. Matthews also recalled he went to their first real Grit 24 years back when it happened “in a horse barn in Littleton with dust floors. Pete and Marilyn were the chairmen that year, too.”

How to Build a Better Boston Sitcom (ie, Not 'The McCarthys')

How to Build a Better Boston Sitcom (ie, Not 'The McCarthys')
The pilot clunkily lays out the concept; Ronnie McCarthy (Tyler Ritter) is a 29-year-old guidance counselor, a sports-clueless outlier in his Celtics-loving, stereotypical Southie family. He's gay and erudite, a splash of color on the gray palette laid …
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