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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 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

2003 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Soul Food

    published December 25, 2003

    FRI, 12/26 For many holiday revelers, December 26 marks the first uneventful day after a long string of yuletide festivities. For... More >>

  • Take Your Best Shot

    published December 18, 2003

    A hundred bottles of tequila at the bar, a hundred bottles of tequila.Jesse Morreale and Chris Swank, the folks behind Nobody in Particular... More >>

  • All the Word's a Stage

    published December 11, 2003

    The interior of the old Federal Theater can be pretty chilly this time of year, but the action on stage this coming Wednesday promises to be... More >>

  • Nailed!

    published December 11, 2003

    The windows by the entry are still painted with evergreen and holly, but this building hasn't seen a very merry Christmas for many, many years.... More >>

  • The Sounds of Silence

    published December 4, 2003

    The bad news came not in a front-page story or on a TV broadcast. It arrived in a letter from the principal of Denver's Fairview Elementary... More >>

  • Ted Alert!

    published November 20, 2003

    Welcome to Ver, Colorado. That's the economical, creative side of the Mile High City. While Den is all about Cherry Creek and fur coats and... More >>

  • Lights, Camera, Reaction

    published November 13, 2003

    THURS, 11/13 When Denver resident Jason Bosch first attended the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival in July 2001, he... More >>

  • Rise and Shine

    published November 13, 2003

    There's no place like homeless for the holidays. At the initial meeting of the city's new task force on homelessness, more than two dozen... More >>

  • Pleased to Greet You

    published November 6, 2003

    Pleased to Greet You While marketeers float puffy, potential slogans... More >>

  • The Bare Necessities

    published November 6, 2003

    On Monday evening, there wasn't a city booster in sight at the Diamond Cabaret & Steakhouse, the strip club that had just landed Denver all over... More >>

  • Mall in the Family

    published October 23, 2003

    Hey, whined the city booster who'd just read my cheap shot at "Downtown Denver: A Great Place to Live, Work and Visit, or Dangerous Urban... More >>

  • Roll 'Em

    published October 16, 2003

    "Meeting in fifteen minutes, people," shouted the newspaper editor before slamming the door of his office. "That means everybody." The... More >>

  • Om, Om on the Range

    published October 9, 2003

    "Shall the voters for the City and County of Denver adopt an Initiated Ordinance to require the city to help ensure public safety by increasing... More >>

  • Read Alert

    published September 25, 2003

    "I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," said Jorge Luis Borges. And standing at the gates to that paradise will be... More >>

  • Lights, Camera, Action

    published September 18, 2003

    I'm waiting for the phone to ring. Shooting starts next week on Silver City, the political potboiler that renowned writer/director... More >>

  • Barton's Goodbye

    published September 11, 2003

    "For us believing physicists, the distinction between past, present, and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion." Albert Einstein... More >>

  • Reality Bites

    published September 11, 2003

    Come and listen to my story about a man named Bill A poor mountain guv barely filling his state's till And then one day... More >>

  • Open Season

    published August 28, 2003

    "Denver is open for business," Mayor John Hickenlooper announced at his inauguration, between hugs and feather blessings. Open for business... More >>

  • Statue Jam

    published August 7, 2003

    FRI, 8/8 Loveland: the vortex of internationally acclaimed sculpture. Who knew that the unassuming town happens to be a hotbed of... More >>

  • Rhyme Time

    published July 31, 2003

    FRI, 8/1 The lowly limerick is "the Rodney Dangerfield of poetry," according to the Limerick o' the Day Web page. "Limericks proudly... More >>

  • All Together, Now

    published July 24, 2003

    Next month, Boulder will try to break the Guinness World Record for the largest group hug -- as if that town wasn't locked in an eternal clinch.... More >>

  • Game On

    published July 17, 2003

    MON, 7/21 Hold on to your helmets, because tonight Mr. Pacman, those intergalactic video-game playboys and local Atari rockers,... More >>

  • A Tale of Two Cities

    published July 17, 2003

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it... More >>

  • Room to Glow

    published June 26, 2003

    Those who forget the past are condemned to repeat it. Or eat it. A hundred years ago, radium was a miracle cure, a wonder drug, the... More >>

  • Bug Love

    published June 19, 2003

    SAT, 6/21 The recent news that the last of the old-style Volkswagen Beetles will trundle off the assembly line this summer at... More >>

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