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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

2004 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Bush Bash

    published July 8, 2004

    WED, 7/14 More often than not, we Americans get our news in increasingly attention-deficit- disorder-friendly ways. Sound bites,... More >>

  • Down to Earth Music

    published July 8, 2004

    FRI, 7/9 The Mars Hill Cafe is not really a cafe, and it doesn't have much to do with the Red Planet -- although the Highland... More >>

  • What's My Line?

    published July 1, 2004

    This was better than sending out a cheery Christmas letter: So you believe in mandatory sentencing. By Saturday evening, my voice... More >>

  • Where's the Rest of Him?

    published June 17, 2004

    Denver's dailies and newscasts love to localize any story they can -- if a plane crashes in India, a victim's second cousin is found grieving in... More >>

  • Pole Cats

    published June 3, 2004

    "A miserable yellow melancholy stream" was how Mark Twain described the South Platte River. Fortunately, the Greenway Foundation -- established... More >>

  • Greatest Hits

    published May 27, 2004

    Colorado has taken a serious beating in public print recently, with the Columbine High School massacre, the football rapes in Boulder, the... More >>

  • Tome, Tome on the Range

    published May 20, 2004

    This past Christmas, I cleaned the LoDo Tattered Cover out of every last paperback copy of Plainsong, Kent Haruf's lyrical novel... More >>

  • The Kitsch Is All Right

    published May 6, 2004

    FRI, 5/7 Hot rods, tattoos, nudie flicks and cartoons -- such are the sources of inspiration for lowbrow art, a movement on display at... More >>

  • The Joke's on Us

    published May 6, 2004

    So, did you hear the one about how the commission investigating the University of Colorado recruiting program hung on every word of... More >>

  • You Must Remember This

    published April 22, 2004

    The Columbine collection at the Colorado Historical Society stretches across fifteen linear feet. And this is just the paper collection. The... More >>

  • Sing, You Sinners!

    published April 15, 2004

    Gary Barnett, the still-on-paid-leave-for-two-more-weeks coach of the University of Colorado football team, finally got to sing Tuesday before the... More >>

  • High Noon

    published April 1, 2004

    All of Denver's panhandlers must be over at the State Capitol, lobbying to make marriage legal only when the two participants are not of the same... More >>

  • Hair Ball

    published March 18, 2004

    WED, 3/24 Tracy Turnblad has big ambition and a bigger bouffant. It's 1962, and the tubby Turnblad dreams of dancing on TV's Corny... More >>

  • Toxic Shocker!

    published March 11, 2004

    "Democracy is not a spectator sport," says Wes McKinley. The rancher/math teacher/trail-ride wrangler/cowboy poet has been an active... More >>

  • Talking Shop

    published February 19, 2004

    Simple, modern aesthetics shine at Composition, a tiny haven of creative paper products on the ground floor of LoDo's Annex at the... More >>

  • Sex Marks the Spot

    published February 12, 2004

    Welcome to Colorado, the sex-assault capital of the world, where our governor goes on national TV to talk not about snow falling over the Rockies,... More >>

  • Boob Tube

    published February 5, 2004

    Like 89 million other people, Daniel Weiss was watching the Super Bowl, sitting at home in Colorado Springs and minding his own business -- which,... More >>

  • Hot and Bothered

    published January 29, 2004

    "Get your ass in here." It's another day at the Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder's Office -- January 23, 2002, if you want to get picky --... More >>

  • Devilish Adventure

    published January 22, 2004

    SAT, 1/24 Head to the land Down Under at today's screening of In Search of the Tasmanian Devil, with John Nelson, shown as part... More >>

  • F-Bombed

    published January 22, 2004

    Today, Castle Rock. Tomorrow, the world. Watch out, Michael Powell. This past June, Daniel Lewis, a twenty-year-old singer with the band... More >>

  • Just the 'Fax, man

    published January 22, 2004

    Amid the nourishing chaos of city life, we urban dwellers find ourselves brain-deep in startling juxtapositions. Mid-morning one Tuesday, a... More >>

  • Living a Legacy

    published January 15, 2004

    FRI, 1/16 They say blood is thicker than water, and when it comes to The Duke Ellington Orchestra, the family lines are still... More >>

  • The Apes of Wrath

    published January 15, 2004

    One hot day this past summer, an owner of King's Land Seafood, the dim sum mecca at Alameda Square, called in a panic after she spotted a utility... More >>

  • Behind the Scenes

    published January 8, 2004

    MON, 1/12 Who really knows, other than a sculptor, what goes on in a sculpture studio? It's actually a loud, messy business -- with... More >>

  • Stop, Look, and Listen

    published January 1, 2004

    MON, 1/5 We've all heard the term "the fabric of life," but Santa Fe fiber artist Lauren Camp puts a new twist on the old metaphor by... More >>

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