Best Open Door Policy

Friday Mornings With the Mayor

Used to be, back in the Bruce Todd Stone Age, the climate surrounding the mayor's office in City Hall was chilly at best. The mayor often kept the double doors to his office frozen shut to reporters and fellow councilmembers, and actually getting a sit-down interview with Todd meant an even colder reception. Now, our new mayor, Kirk Watson, is not only ready and willing to hold court, he hosts a weekly Friday morning press kaffeklatch, and even buys the pastry! Sure, he's just trying to butter us up, but we're still glad the mayor understands how to communicate with the press: bear claws and a cup of joe. Now if we could just get him to talk on the record...

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