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Can you say conflict? Gazette doesn't disclose ties to Glenn



On Sunday and Tuesday, July 17 and 19, the Gazette again editorialized in support of Darryl Glenn, county commissioner and GOP nominee for U.S. Senate. The editorial was signed by the Gazette editorial board, of which Wayne Laugesen, the editorial page editor, is a member. But it failed to disclose Laugesen's wife, Dede Laugesen, owns Windhover Media, which was paid $3,147 in consulting fees and expenses by Glenn's campaign in January 2015.

We asked Wayne Laugesen to comment but didn't hear back by our press time.

The non-disclosure comes after the daily editorialized several times this spring in favor of a city land swap with The Broadmoor, owned by Philip Anschutz who also owns the Gazette, without always disclosing the connection.

Besides Laugesen, the editorial board includes Ryan McKibben, chairman;Christian Anschutz, vice chairman and son of Philip Anschutz;Dan Steever, publisher, andPula Davis, newsroom operations director.

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