Disappearing Ink And Gumshoe

Whatever you call them – layoffs, buyouts, loss of jobs – the slashing continues inside the brand new downtown headquarters of the Denver Newspaper Agency.

Five more Denver Post casualties were announced just today, including the departures of high profile names like columnist Jim Spencer and longtime reporter and editor Todd Engdahl. (Others to go include Regina Avila, Kay Jarvis and Carla Kimbrough-Robinson.)

They join a growing legion of disappearing reporters –  the victims of budget cuts – and many are taking with them decades of institutional memory and who have shaped news coverage in Colorado for decades. In all, the Post recently announced plans to slash 37 positions –

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