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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

2004 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Let's Fly, Let's Fly

    published December 23, 2004

    You may not hear "Fly Me to the Moon," but Sinatra's about the only crooner who won't be sounding off at Denver International Airport over the... More >>

  • The Bright Stuff

    published December 23, 2004

    At midnight, looking over the city from the confluence of the rivers where Denver was born, all is calm, all is bright. But not quite as... More >>

  • Snowbound

    published December 16, 2004

    SAT, 12/18 All aboard for the season's first trip on the Ski Train, "a Denver tradition for generations," as general manager... More >>

  • Paving the Way

    published December 16, 2004

    The road stretches ahead, smooth and made for speed. Getting to this point, however, was anything but fast -- or smooth. Just past the... More >>

  • Needed Needles

    published December 9, 2004

    Growing up, I spent at least twenty Decembers covered with pine needles and sticky with sap, working my family's Christmas-tree lot in Scottsdale,... More >>

  • C'mon, Get Hip-Hoppy

    published December 2, 2004

    FRI, 12/3 For the past three months, Metropolitan State College's Social Action Through Art class has been studying urban arts,... More >>

  • Fire Tribe Gets Hot

    published November 25, 2004

    FRI, 11/26 This year, I'm going to put myself in the holiday spirit. No more procrastinating. I'm going to get out and enjoy all that... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published November 11, 2004

    The gift-giving season draws nigh, so sound the battle cry and dig in: Shop early and shop often! After all, frenzy can be fun, especially when... More >>

  • Brew!

    published October 28, 2004

    At the first hint of good weather -- the mysterious thaw that warms up early February, the late October sun that spins the autumn air into gold --... More >>

  • Reading, Writing, Rock

    published October 14, 2004

    TUES, 10/19 Lollapalooza died a quick and quiet death this summer, a victim of sluggish ticket sales and growing apathy toward the... More >>

  • A Slice of History

    published October 14, 2004

    FRI, 10/15 "I once danced on that table right over there," said the executive vice president, pointing with a well-manicured finger at... More >>

  • Chile Today

    published October 14, 2004

    At this time of year, in this part of the country, heated arguments break out at the drop of a spoon. No, not over the election, but over green... More >>

  • The Bus Stopped Here

    published September 16, 2004

    "Dickie Pilager cares about Colorado...;" The political ads were all over CNN last Friday morning, as Pete Coors commercials alternated with the... More >>

  • City Haul

    published September 9, 2004

    "We come back to Denver in triumph," says Maggie Renzi, the producer of Silver City, John Sayles's new movie that premieres here on... More >>

  • Fingered Prince

    published September 9, 2004

    In Denver's crowded, competitive real estate market, getting a call from a man who says he's interested in purchasing eight prime units is nothing... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published September 2, 2004

    "Park Hill Loves Spinelli's Market. Thank you Jerry and Mary Ellen...from your customers, neighbors and friends," reads a sign on the wall near... More >>

  • Panty Raid

    published September 2, 2004

    Once again, Colorado's dirty laundry is on public display. Just think: better high-altitude detergent and this state might stay out of the... More >>

  • The Beatles Continue

    published August 26, 2004

    THURS, 8/26 It was August 26, 1964, general-admission tickets were $6.60 apiece, and parents feared the worst. They were utterly... More >>

  • Viva Latinos!

    published August 19, 2004

    WED, 8/25 Denver's El Centro Su Teatro proudly traces its roots back to the 1960s theatrical-political actions of Luis Valdez and El... More >>

  • True Lies

    published August 19, 2004

    On Tuesday evening, after the following column went to press, Jon Lipsky got a call from the FBI telling him he was not allowed to discuss the... More >>

  • Kobe or Not Kobe?

    published August 12, 2004

    If only Colorado's current Kobe connection would disappear so effectively. Twelve miles south of Leadville on Highway 24, just before the... More >>

  • Weapons of Mass Distraction

    published August 5, 2004

    Sitting in a restaurant in Cherry Creek, minding my own business -- which means, of course, everyone else's -- I spotted a table of well-groomed,... More >>

  • Touchdown!

    published July 29, 2004

    Last year, 165,000 books were published in this country, and this year's final score could come close. No respectable gambler would make book on... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published July 22, 2004

    What do 'zines, pirate radio and hacking all have in common? For one thing, they all have subversive underpinnings, and for another, the folks who... More >>

  • Load Up in LoDo

    published July 15, 2004

    Over a century ago, you could buy almost anything in that area of Denver that would later be known as LoDo -- a house, a horse, a whore. And even... More >>

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