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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 December 11, 2008

    "Join the Club"

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

    "Reminders"

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

    "True West"

  • 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

2001 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Follow That Story

    published December 20, 2001

    On the evening of December 20, the lights will go down and the curtain will go up on the Eulipions Theater Company's twelfth presentation of... More >>

  • Give Thanks

    published November 22, 2001

    Colorado got a glimpse of hell with Columbine. It also showed Coloradans what it takes to start making your way back from the abyss: money,... More >>

  • How's It Hanging?

    published November 15, 2001

    Without all the flag-waving, nobody would have noticed the penises. After all, they'd hung in the Canyon Gallery of the Boulder Public Library... More >>

  • Cheese Wiz

    published November 8, 2001

    Shhh! No complaining in the library! Or about the library. Last November, the Denver Public Library proudly announced it had been named... More >>

  • Cash Landing

    published November 1, 2001

    In the middle of October, James Goodwin, a 34-year veteran of United Airlines who'd spent the last two years as chairman and CEO, sat down and... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published November 1, 2001

    For years, activist Adrienne Anderson has been a thorn in the side of bureaucrats who would rather bury the garbage of Colorado's past than make... More >>

  • Life in the Slow Lane

    published October 25, 2001

    Andrew Hudson, press secretary for Mayor Wellington Webb, breezed through Denver International Airport security on Tuesday morning -- but then,... More >>

  • Screen and Screen Again

    published October 18, 2001

    Touchy, touchy. Since I wrote last week about Denver International Airport's overly enthusiastic, and absolutely inexplicable, frisking of... More >>

  • Busted!

    published October 11, 2001

    War is heck. After the terrorist strikes, we all recognized that profiling was not only politically expedient, but suddenly politically... More >>

  • If I Had a Hammer...

    published September 27, 2001

    The most common job for professional handymen these days? Fixing all those home-improvement projects that amateur handymen have botched in their... More >>

  • Thinking Outside of the Box

    published August 30, 2001

    Get me rewrite! Denver loves beating dead horses -- especially dead Broncos. That's what the city's been doing all August, ever since the... More >>

  • Lofty Ambitions

    published August 16, 2001

    Once upon a time in lower downtown Denver, before anyone ever dreamed that there might one day be a hip, happening LoDo -- or, in fact, ever... More >>

  • The Platte Thickens

    published August 16, 2001

    From my back yard -- a polite term for "mess of weeds overlooking a highway interchange" -- the history of the city stretches wide. When gold was... More >>

  • Flush With Success

    published August 9, 2001

    A thousand miles of highway from where I'd left Montana that morning, the blue Qwest signs welcomed me back to Denver. From gazing at stars, I... More >>

  • What a Circus!

    published July 26, 2001

    The Boulder City Council just banned circuses, five years too late. The circus came to Boulder on December 26, 1996 -- the day that six-year-old... More >>

  • Walk on the Wild Side

    published July 12, 2001

    Crested Butte is notorious for its nude ski days, its invention of the fat-tire bicycle -- and its wildflower walks. This weekend, the old... More >>

  • Watch the Fireworks!

    published July 5, 2001

    First things first: The new Broncos stadium does not look like a diaphragm. A spaceship, maybe. A bedpan, sure. But a diaphragm? No way --... More >>

  • Shelter From the Storm

    published June 28, 2001

    Donta Page never should have been allowed to leave a Maryland prison, never should have entered a private treatment facility in Denver, never... More >>

  • The Invisible Man

    published May 24, 2001

    Picture this wildly improbable scenario: Brilliant businessman who abhors publicity and favors conservative causes slowly buys up much of the... More >>

  • Blowing Boeing

    published May 17, 2001

    Just two hours after Wellington Webb faced the cameras and confirmed that yes, Boeing had snubbed Denver in favor of Chicago, fourteenth windiest... More >>

  • Brave News World

    published May 10, 2001

    My polling place was empty at 7:20 Tuesday morning; I was the first -- and by all appearances, likely the last -- resident in the precinct to vote... More >>

  • Is Everybody Happy?

    published March 22, 2001

    Back in the days when Denver fretted over its designation as a cowtown rather than a world-class city, the great city it had already imagined it... More >>

  • True Romance

    published March 15, 2001

    Jack A. Weil surveys the street outside of Rockmount Ranch Wear. He's been doing business here for 55 years, since the days when Wazee Street was... More >>

  • Blinded by Science

    published March 8, 2001

    When Barbies are outlawed, only outlaws will have Barbies. Life in Boulder isn't all fun and games these days -- although you might think... More >>

  • A Mile High

    published March 1, 2001

    By the fourth hour of dialing, I was ready to start drinking. It was not an appropriate reaction. My young friend, a 26-year-old with a... More >>

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