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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 - 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"

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

    "Double Trouble"

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

    "Boxed In"

  • 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"

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

    "Join the Club"

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

    "The Nigerian Scam Strikes Again"

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

    "Ladies Plight"

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

    "Exhibitionists"

  • 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

2002 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Time's Up

    published December 19, 2002

    Merry Christmas, Mayor Webb. In the mail you'll find a check for $40 to cover the two parking tickets I picked up last week -- my gift from... More >>

  • That's the Ticket

    published December 12, 2002

    Last January, Denver considered itself such a "world-class" city that John Oglesby, director of the parking management division, announced an... More >>

  • Embracing the Future

    published November 14, 2002

    I am not a hugger. In fact, I am hugging-impaired. I come from a long line of women who, in photographs, stand identically, crossing our arms in a... More >>

  • Calamity Jane

    published November 7, 2002

    The last time the big guns of the National Rifle Association came to town, the blood spilled at Columbine was barely dry. Mayor Wellington Webb... More >>

  • Mr. Stanley, We Presume

    published October 17, 2002

    You don't need to listen to Congress's only veterinarian to realize that all of the muck being thrown around in Colorado's race for the U.S.... More >>

  • No-Tell Hotel

    published October 3, 2002

    First Denver introduced Johns TV, the Channel 8 show featuring the least attractive supporting cast ever seen on television. Now it's gone... More >>

  • A Hard Cell

    published September 26, 2002

    On Sunday, Qwest Communications International announced that it will erase close to a billion bucks in alleged revenue from its books in an... More >>

  • Last But Not Yeast

    published September 19, 2002

    The Denver Police Department is the gang that couldn't file straight. Its intelligence bureau should be renamed The Stupidity Bureau. Six... More >>

  • Why Spy?

    published September 5, 2002

    When I moved to Denver, some of the town's top cops were tooling around in Caddys provided by Elvis Presley, the about-to-burn-out star to whom... More >>

  • Smart Bombs

    published August 22, 2002

    On September 3, you can learn whether you're on the city's most exclusive list: a roster of people and organizations in the Denver Police... More >>

  • Take a Memo

    published August 15, 2002

    Last month, State Farm sent a memo to its Colorado agents and employees. The subject was Alan Prendergast's June 27 Westword story, " More >>

  • Dude!

    published July 25, 2002

    "You're from Denver," the white-hatted cowboy said as he started searching our bags. "You're used to this." Well, not this: "You got a... More >>

  • Minor Irritants

    published July 18, 2002

    Around the Fourth of July, Alison "Sunny" Maynard opened a letter from the Independence Institute. "Congratulations on your candidacy!" think tank... More >>

  • Conspiracy Nuts

    published July 4, 2002

    The biggest danger we face this July Fourth is not illegal fireworks, not the terrorist threat, but a menace even now confronting us at picnics... More >>

  • Steaking a Claim

    published June 27, 2002

    Barry Fey has braved the LoDo crowds still celebrating Colorado's victory over the Yankees -- "I hate Coors Field because of what the scores have... More >>

  • Our Fair City

    published June 27, 2002

    "In the name of Allah," begins the handwritten pleading filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on April 26, "I, slave... More >>

  • The Bite

    published June 13, 2002

    Telluride may have more publications per capita than any other place on Earth. It may also have more tender egos. And when the magazine... More >>

  • The Big Cheese

    published June 6, 2002

    Last year, Rick Ashton, the director of the Denver Public Library, strongly suggested that all 500 DPL employees read Who Moved My Cheese?,... More >>

  • Photo Finish

    published May 30, 2002

    As you waited in supermarket checkout lines with your hotdogs and chips this past Memorial Day weekend, you could have picked up the Globe... More >>

  • The Bite

    published May 23, 2002

    By the end of an evening of margarita-testing, our teeth tasted like SweeTarts. Gritty, sour and vaguely fruity -- a sad reminder of the apple,... More >>

  • Deliverance

    published May 23, 2002

    Plutonium lasts forever...or close enough. Certainly the stories surrounding Rocky Flats, the now-defunct nuclear-weapons plant sixteen miles... More >>

  • The Bite

    published May 16, 2002

    Impressive as its thirty-year run may be, the Bull & Bush (see story above) isn't Glendale's oldest saloon. That honor would have to go to... More >>

  • Last Writes

    published May 16, 2002

    They speak from the bookshelves. "What's going on?" murmurs Greg Lopez, the Rocky Mountain News columnist killed in a hit-and-run six... More >>

  • The Bite

    published May 9, 2002

    All decks on hand: Now that spring is here, patios and decks are springing up at eateries all over town. Pearl Street... More >>

  • The Usual Suspects

    published May 2, 2002

    Denver remains the Sally Field of cities. "You like us, you really like us!" we cry out in gratitude whenever anyone pays us the slightest bit of... More >>

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