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1995 Stories by Arthur Hodges

Archives: 1995 | 1994
  • BED AND BREAKFAST AND LAWSUITS

    published July 26, 1995

    When schoolteachers Walter and Maureen Keller bought a dilapidated mansion in a dicey northwest Denver neighborhood two years ago and then... More >>

  • REVELATIONS

    published July 19, 1995

    Terrified by the wave of child sex-abuse scandals that has American religious institutions awash in lawsuits, Denver's churches are doing... More >>

  • GETTING A READ ON THE MAYOR

    published July 12, 1995

    When a book about Wellington Webb's 1991 campaign for mayor of Denver hit local bookstores in April, a number of Webb's political foes were... More >>

  • EDUCATING RITA

    published June 7, 1995

    When Rita Montero was conducting her campaign for the Denver Public Schools board this spring, voters in northwest Denver heard all about her... More >>

  • POLITICAL SEANCE

    published May 31, 1995

    It cost Denver taxpayers $700 to have Lance Allrunner arrange a secret ghost-busting ceremony at Denver International Airport last month. But the... More >>

  • MINORITY VIEW

    published May 24, 1995

    A Hispanic-owned firm that won millions of dollars' worth of contracts as an electrical supplier at Denver International Airport actually is... More >>

  • THE KING AND HIS COURT CASE

    published May 3, 1995

    Just nine months ago, it seemed, King Harris could do no wrong. After the politically connected businessman had already won almost $20 million... More >>

  • CHECK, PLEASE

    published April 26, 1995

    With the city's attention riveted on this year's high-profile race for mayor, few are paying any heed to the five candidates vying for the... More >>

  • BUGGING THE POLICE

    published April 19, 1995

    David Triska has been fooling around with radios for more than four decades, ever since he got an old-fashioned crystal set when he was nine years... More >>

  • BEDSIDE MANNERS

    published April 12, 1995

    A renowned physician wooed to University Hospital at great public expense three and a half years ago was barred from practicing medicine at the... More >>

  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

    published March 29, 1995

    A man hired by the City of Denver to help coordinate the Neighborhood Watch anti-crime program has been arrested three times in the past twelve... More >>

  • MAMMOTH PROBLEMS

    published March 29, 1995

    Mammoth Events Center, the well-known auditorium and concert hall on Denver's East Colfax Avenue, is floundering in a tar pit of debt and may well... More >>

  • LOST WEEKEND

    published March 22, 1995

    When his brother's body got back to Los Angeles last summer, Carlos Yarbrough examined it carefully, counting the bullet holes one by one. There... More >>

  • CANDIDATE BY DEFAULT

    published March 22, 1995

    Denver school-board candidate Wazir-Ali Muhammad, who told the Denver Post last week that the school district's $14 million budget deficit "almost... More >>

  • THE DIA PIPELINE

    published March 1, 1995

    Over the past few years, M&N Electrical Supply Corp. has been a big beneficiary of Denver's program to promote the use of "minority business... More >>

  • DOWN BY LAW

    published February 22, 1995

    With Denver's city elections less than three months away, Mayor Wellington Webb may be unhappy to find Dan Muse, the man he named city attorney... More >>

  • OUT OF JOINT

    published February 8, 1995

    Eight years ago, after he won a low-interest, $50,000 loan from the City of Denver to build a restaurant and bar in west Denver, Don Sandoval... More >>

  • A LOAN AGAIN, NATURALLY

    published February 1, 1995

    To a taxpayer's eye, the City of Denver's decision to lend $180,000 to Manuel Fernandez and his partners five years ago might look like a mammoth... More >>

  • THE TWO-PERCENT SOLUTION

    published January 11, 1995

    Colorado's fringe political parties have been griping for years that the state makes it unfairly difficult for them to get their candidates on the... More >>

  • ANOTHER HANGUP AT DIA

    published January 11, 1995

    Denver businessman Herman Malone seemed to score a coup sixteen months ago when he won a huge chunk of the pay-phone contract at Denver... More >>

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