Hugh Fowler

FOWLER: ALL ABOARD!

Let’s get back on the track with the Southwest Chief and economic development

GUEST COLUMNIST

AMTRAK has operated two trains through Colorado since Congress excused the national railroads from hauling people and assigned the job to that ongressionally chartered corporation. Most Denver folks are aware of the famous California Zephyr, making two stops a day at the soon to be re-opened Union Station on the way to San Francisco from Chicago.

Ted Strickland was tough on governmental policy, but gentle in his caring for all members

GUEST COLUMNIST

Senator Ted Strickland was one of the few (mercifully) guys in the Senate who called me “Hughie.” (Others: Plock, Williams, Schieffelin, Garnsey, Kinney.) Ted and I were elected on the same day in1968 along with three others: Les Fowler, Don McManus and Carl Williams. Carl and I survive at this moment.