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2001 Stories by Julie Jargon

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  • New Life

    published December 20, 2001

    Tony Garcia could see the shame and anger on the faces of the men who came to the Colorado AIDS Project to ask for help. They were men who spoke... More >>

  • A Thought for Your Pennies

    published December 20, 2001

    While the Colorado AIDS Project faces a unique struggle because of the complex changes... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published December 13, 2001

    The only thing that's certain about the Central Registry of Child Protection is that it's not clear whether it's serving its intended purpose,... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published November 15, 2001

    The Denver Botanic Gardens announced this week that it will reorganize its operations, laying off seven employees for budgetary reasons and... More >>

  • Growing Pains

    published November 8, 2001

    The Denver Botanic Gardens has emerged from a two-month investigation into accusations of "unethical administrative practices" with a promise to... More >>

  • The Accused

    published November 1, 2001

    The 69-year-old woman shuffled into the courtroom slowly, towing an oxygen tank behind her. She'd made the trip to the Chancery building at 1120... More >>

  • A Daunted House

    published October 25, 2001

    Ocean Journey is like a ghost town these days. The aquarium just suffered the slowest month ever, and what's even spookier is that attendance... More >>

  • The Missing Lynx

    published October 11, 2001

    At the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gary Patton devoted four years to developing conservation strategies for the Canada lynx, a wild cat... More >>

  • The Plot Thickens

    published September 27, 2001

    Birgitta De Pree's garden is a mirror of her eccentric personality. The square piece of land she tends in the Emerson Street Community Garden is... More >>

  • Throw Away the Key

    published September 13, 2001

    It's 11 a.m., and two of the girls living in the treatment center in north Boulder are sleeping. The other four are still in their pajamas,... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published August 30, 2001

    Area cultural organizations can stop worrying -- for now -- about whether Colorado's Ocean Journey will detract from their sales-tax revenues by... More >>

  • Swimming With the Sharks

    published August 9, 2001

    Colorado's Ocean Journey will find out this week whether its request for taxpayer support will sink or swim when the Scientific and Cultural... More >>

  • Keeping Secrets

    published August 2, 2001

    In the days since Boulder activist John Sherwood jumped off Flagstaff Mountain to his death on July 16, his stunned friends, fellow activists and... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published July 26, 2001

    The Denver Botanic Gardens is trying to be a better neighbor to residents who have long complained about noise from summer concerts, the high... More >>

  • Enemy Mine

    published July 5, 2001

    At first, the townspeople couldn't believe it. And they didn't want to talk about it. It is, after all, the heart of their community, the only... More >>

  • This Is a Job for Superfund!

    published July 5, 2001

    About 80 percent of the time, the companies that contribute to the contamination of Superfund... More >>

  • The Secret Garden

    published June 14, 2001

    For six years, local landscaper and gardening writer John Starnes has been leading summer tours of Fairmount Cemetery, a green thumb's paradise... More >>

  • A Dying Wish

    published May 31, 2001

    The white wood house at 1795 Quince Avenue in north Boulder used to be a hive of activity. Young children came to visit their grandparents.... More >>

  • Teach Your Children Well

    published May 10, 2001

    It's a Friday afternoon at the Renaissance Children's Center in Lakewood, and six-year-old Demetrey Fulks is out of control again. First he hit a... More >>

  • Hide and Seek

    published May 10, 2001

    The members of the Denver Board of Education were so unimpressed by the superintendent candidates that a search firm produced almost two years ago... More >>

  • Culture Clash

    published April 26, 2001

    When schoolchildren visit the Museo de las Américas, one of the first pieces Jacquelynn McDaniel shows them is a contemporary painting... More >>

  • The Lions Roar

    published April 26, 2001

    In the coming years, Denver residents will see some major -- and expensive -- expansions and renovations at the city's Big Four institutions. The... More >>

  • Poetic Justice

    published April 19, 2001

    Seth Brigham fits right in at the Penny Lane coffeehouse. A longtime Boulder resident, he produces an off-color program for the city's... More >>

  • A Bad Rap

    published April 12, 2001

    Kim Benson doesn't know why Teller Elementary has such a bad reputation. She just knows that many parents who live around Congress Park won't even... More >>

  • 'Tis Better to Receive

    published March 22, 2001

    Wendy is the birthday girl for the second time in six months. On her first "birthday," in September, she got $20,000. And she's hoping to receive... More >>

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