The mountains served as the backdrop for a weekend of conservative interaction and thought-provoking discussions as the first Weekly Standard Broadmoor Symposium came to the resort May 3-5, drawing participants from across the country.

Kicking it off was a shotgun-start golf tournament on the resort’s West Course and a barbecue dinner at Cheyenne Lodge atop Cheyenne Mountain where the Flying W Wranglers entertained.

Among the top names participating was columnist Charles Krauthammer. (See Gazette Editorial Page Editor Wayne Laugesen’s Q&A with him:
Others included Bill Kristol, Fred Barnes and Michael Barone.