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1994 Stories by Andy Van De Voorde

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  • HELICOPTER 54, WHERE ARE YOU?

    published December 7, 1994

    Looking back on her standoff with a military helicopter on the plains of eastern El Paso County this fall, Mary Blake wishes she'd had more... More >>

  • THE LITTLE RAILROAD THAT SAID IT COULD

    published November 30, 1994

    The tiny Denver Rock Island Railroad doesn't have a cowcatcher on its lone diesel locomotive, but it may need one soon. The obscure,... More >>

  • RUBBLE WITH A CAUSEARE THE CITY'S PLANS FOR ANCIENT COBBLESTONES PAVED WITH GOOD INTENTIONS?

    published November 23, 1994

    City work crews are unearthing hundreds of century-old paving stones as part of street resurfacing projects in booming lower downtown. They're... More >>

  • GREEN GROSSERS

    published November 16, 1994

    Richard Iannacito sells nothing but tomatoes at his family business on Cook Street. After years in the trade, he still answers his own phone and... More >>

  • INFLUENCE BACKPEDDLING

    published November 9, 1994

    The roller coaster and Ferris wheel for the relocated Elitch Gardens amusement park in downtown Denver are going up quickly--but the lobbying firm... More >>

  • STAPLETON'S LATEST DELAY

    published November 2, 1994

    A real estate deal touted by Denver city officials as key to the redevelopment of Stapleton International Airport suffered another blow last week... More >>

  • REACH FOR THE SKY

    published September 28, 1994

    Denver airport officials have been wooing financially troubled MarkAir with a $30 million loan guarantee backed by aviation fuel-tax money. But... More >>

  • IT'S 11 P.M. DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR FUNDING IS?

    published September 14, 1994

    Denver mayor Wellington Webb has defended his decision to locate a detention center for juvenile curfew violators in upscale Washington Park by... More >>

  • THIS LITTLE CITY WENT TO MARKET

    published September 7, 1994

    King Soopers, the grocery chain Denver city officials touted last summer as the anchor tenant for a redeveloped Stapleton International Airport,... More >>

  • BY THE SEAT OF THEIR PANTS

    published August 31, 1994

    City of Denver airport officials are continuing to woo financially troubled MarkAir--this time with a deal that could give the Anchorage-based... More >>

  • THE PLOT THICKENS

    published August 10, 1994

    On the surface, the battle for the Denver Botanic Gardens is nothing if not polite. The genteel institution on York Street has long been the pet... More >>

  • THE ALASKAN PIPELINE

    published August 10, 1994

    MarkAir, the Anchorage-based airline Denver officials hope to woo to Colorado with a $30 million incentive package, has a history of financial... More >>

  • THE $1 MILLION MAN

    published July 27, 1994

    Denver Mayor Wellington Webb's Safe City Summit began last fall with a simple goal: to keep youth violence in check during the summer of 1994 by... More >>

  • THE ART OF FACILITATION

    published May 11, 1994

    A woman on Mayor Wellington Webb's Black Advisory Council has received more than $47,000 in no-bid city contracts over the past fifteen... More >>

  • STORM OVER WINTER PARK

    published May 4, 1994

    The controversial Winter Park Recreation Association went a long way toward smoothing over its frosty relations with the City of Denver last week.... More >>

  • OFF TRACK

    published March 23, 1994

    Construction delays at Denver International Airport have grounded a key DIA side project: the "Air Train," the city's sole attempt at providing... More >>

  • MALL ABOARD!

    published February 23, 1994

    Change never has been especially welcome at Denver Union Station, the gray stone landmark at the base of 17th Street whose sunlit great hall still... More >>

  • GOING FOR BROKE

    published February 16, 1994

    Former Cherry Hills Village developer Bill Wall has never lacked for chutzpah. Last year the unflappable socialite convinced a federal judge that... More >>

  • WATCH OUT FOR THOSE MOGULS!

    published February 2, 1994

    Denver deputy mayor Bruce Alexander, the city's chief negotiator in the Winter Park deal, is the ski area's former banker--a tie that has remained... More >>

  • Elitch'S Secret Ride

    published January 12, 1994

    Elitch Gardens has done its best to keep the financial details of its star-crossed move from northwest Denver to the Central Platte Valley... More >>

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