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Awards

  • 2012 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published January 27, 2011

    "Pen Pals"

  • 2011 - Sigma Delta Chi Awards/Society of Professional Journalists, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Society of Professional Journalists/Colorado Chapter, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Golden Quill Award/International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors, published September 23, 2010

    "Crying Shame"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published March 5, 2009

    "Double Trouble"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published August 13, 2009

    "Boxed In"

  • 2010 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published August 21, 2008

    "True West"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published December 11, 2008

    "Join the Club"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published January 3, 2008

    "Reminders"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published February 15, 2007

    "Ladies Plight"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 3, 2007

    "Exhibitionists"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 31, 2007

    "The Nigerian Scam Strikes Again"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 12, 2005

    "A Piece of the Action"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 18, 2005

    "Screwed for Life"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published November 10, 2005

    "A Peace of the Action"

  • 2006 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications

    Calhoun's Columns

1998 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • The Gang's All Here

    published December 10, 1998

    Attitude is everything, these kids agree. Although they can't prevent cops from stopping them--they accept that--they know that too much... More >>

  • Crazy for You

    published December 3, 1998

    Tom Tancredo is sitting in the cigar bar at the Brown Palace, puffing on a stogie. The congressman-elect from Colorado's Sixth Congressional... More >>

  • Thank God for Small Flavors

    published November 26, 1998

    As Tuesday's sunrise spread vintage Broncos colors across downtown, it looked like a city transformed. Which, of course, it is. From... More >>

  • Let Us Pray

    published November 5, 1998

    "As with all weak people, the criticism and backbiting by reporters occurred only during office gossip. After this, they all proceeded to... More >>

  • Little Grouse on the Prairie

    published October 29, 1998

    By 9 a.m. Tuesday, several residents of Lone Tree, Colorado's brand-spanking-newest city, were already lined up at the tidy, tiny civic center,... More >>

  • The Big Bang Theory

    published October 15, 1998

    By now the nation knows that Linda Tripp was worried about her bangs, that Monica Lewinsky was worried about her lack thereof with the president,... More >>

  • An Unhealthy Situation

    published October 8, 1998

    Twenty years ago, Denver led the way in dealing with domestic violence. While other cities were just beginning to recognize the plight of... More >>

  • The Spin Crowd

    published October 1, 1998

    Listen carefully. In the 21 months since JonBenet Ramsey's body was discovered in a Boulder basement, Colorado has tried the two men... More >>

  • Speaking From Experience

    published September 17, 1998

    "I'm always on the record," Governor Roy Romer confessed as he sat down with a Washington Post reporter for a 45-minute heart-to-heart last month.... More >>

  • Private Lives

    published August 27, 1998

    My grandfather was too old to fight in World War II. He went anyway. (He lied to get into World War I, too--but was booted after recruiters... More >>

  • Suicide Mission

    published August 20, 1998

    On May 22, 1996, John Sheron put on his softball uniform and told his wife he was going to a game. He played for a while, then drove up to the... More >>

  • Not in Their Backyard

    published August 6, 1998

    While real-estate values soar across Denver, one neighborhood--Overland Park--has been left in the dust. A few miles down the river, the... More >>

  • Pressing the Flesh

    published July 16, 1998

    Poor Ken Calhoun. The former Denver Post vice president of marketing, known as "Ken4Boys" in Internet chat rooms, didn't so much as get his... More >>

  • You Can't Get There From Here

    published July 2, 1998

    The bus stops here. During last year's State of the City address, Wellington Webb urged the Broncos to give up on Stapleton and instead... More >>

  • Hitting Them Where They Live

    published June 11, 1998

    Patricia Ann Burns had finally taken all she was going to from her husband, Clarence. One day in August 1982, the 38-year-old elementary-school... More >>

  • Up From Underground

    published May 21, 1998

    Denver likes to bury its mistakes. And it's made plenty. Ninety years ago, radium was a miracle cure, the turn-of-the-century... More >>

  • The Big Cheese

    published May 14, 1998

    It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. At Maria's Bakery, on the corner of 37th Avenue and Shoshone Street, the best seat in the house... More >>

  • Civics Lessons

    published April 30, 1998

    The Boulder County courtroom was standing room only last Wednesday, as Professor Alex Hunter presented his Civics 101 lecture on the origins of... More >>

  • Pat Answers

    published April 16, 1998

    First, about that bunny-suit business. Twenty Easters ago, Pat Schroeder was touring China with fellow members of the U.S. House of... More >>

  • Ship of State

    published March 26, 1998

    "Today, there is a secret plan to deprive the American people of the man they want for their president. It consists of mass-media manipulation,... More >>

  • Grand Illusions

    published March 19, 1998

    Attorney Hal Haddon is no fan of grand juries; the courts are full of filings that attest to his irritation at their general nosiness. On... More >>

  • Private Eyeful

    published March 12, 1998

    "Get the facts about anyone--your ex-spouse's hidden assets, a new client's credit history, your lover's secret past or information about any... More >>

  • Backfield in Motion

    published March 5, 1998

    While the Broncos prepare for the second half of their big playoff game in the Colorado Legislature, why don't we just sit back and enjoy the... More >>

  • Strange Bedfellows

    published February 19, 1998

    "Bill becomes law if governor sins." --typo in the 1998 Colorado Legislature's pamphlet How a Bill Becomes a Law Does abstinence make... More >>

  • Sealed With a Kiss

    published February 12, 1998

    Governor Roy Romer lied. You can read his lips in a six-minute smooch that catches Romer in the middle of a close, personal consultation... More >>

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