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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

2008 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Who Should Be the Keepers of Columbine's Remaining Secrets?

    published Mar 18, 2008

    The long-running battle over sealed documents stemming from the 1999 Columbine massacre spilled into a federal appeals court yesterday. But the dispute has become more fractious and complex than mos... More >>

  • Who Should Be the Keepers of Columbine's Remaining Secrets?

    published Mar 18, 2008

    The long-running battle over sealed documents stemming from the 1999 Columbine massacre spilled into a federal appeals court yesterday. But the dispute has become more fractious and complex than mos... More >>

  • Cry Fowl

    published Mar 18, 2008

    "Curses are like young chickens, they always come home to roost." That's a line from an 1810 potem by Robert Southey, and the first cited reference of the roosting-chicken term, although the story d... More >>

  • Nichols' Worth

    published Mar 16, 2008

    John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation, came to Denver last week and gave just a taste of what this city will be like this August, when the whole world will be watching, Nichols, who s... More >>

  • The Straight-Talk Express Goes to Utah. And Europe.

    published Mar 13, 2008

    The Salt Lake City Tribune is reporting that John McCain will stop in Utah on March 27 to raise funds for his upcoming GOP presidential run. He was trounced there by Mitt Romney 90-5 percent in the st... More >>

  • More Pieces of the Matthew Murray Puzzle

    published Mar 13, 2008

    "The entire unfolding of these events was a shock for us. Matthew had never expressed a desire for violence toward anybody. We had no idea he had ownership of weapons or any plan." That's Ronald Mu... More >>

  • More Pieces of the Matthew Murray Puzzle

    published Mar 13, 2008

    "The entire unfolding of these events was a shock for us. Matthew had never expressed a desire for violence toward anybody. We had no idea he had ownership of weapons or any plan." That's Ronald Mu... More >>

  • More Pieces of the Matthew Murray Puzzle

    published Mar 13, 2008

    "The entire unfolding of these events was a shock for us. Matthew had never expressed a desire for violence toward anybody. We had no idea he had ownership of weapons or any plan." That's Ronald Mu... More >>

  • Looking for Larry

    published Mar 13, 2008

    Ever since news broke last fall that Senator Larry Craig had not limited his wide-stance activities to the Minneapolis airport, but had also tried his luck at Denver International Airport, an intrepi... More >>

  • Dinger on Ice

    published Mar 13, 2008

    Despite my repeated pleas, a people's poll and the work of the good folks at nodinger.org, Dinger, the Colorado Rockies' insipid dinosaur mascot, somehow survived the last season, and is once again ... More >>

  • Dinger on Ice

    published Mar 13, 2008

    Despite my repeated pleas, a people's poll and the work of the good folks at nodinger.org, Dinger, the Colorado Rockies' insipid dinosaur mascot, somehow survived the last season, and is once again ... More >>

  • Dinger on Ice

    published Mar 13, 2008

    Despite my repeated pleas, a people's poll and the work of the good folks at nodinger.org, Dinger, the Colorado Rockies' insipid dinosaur mascot, somehow survived the last season, and is once again ... More >>

  • Jonesin'

    published March 13, 2008

    I have a date with Mike Jones. Actually, it's a threesome -- with Paula Woodward. Tomorrow night, Jones, the gay escort/masseuse who made... More >>

  • Me and Mr. Jones

    published Mar 12, 2008

    I have a date with Mike Jones. Actually, it’s a threesome – with Paula Woodward. Tomorrow night, Jones, the gay escort/masseuse who made headlines in November 2006 when he revealed the identity... More >>

  • Me and Mr. Jones

    published Mar 12, 2008

    I have a date with Mike Jones. Actually, it’s a threesome – with Paula Woodward. Tomorrow night, Jones, the gay escort/masseuse who made headlines in November 2006 when he revealed the identity... More >>

  • Me and Mr. Jones

    published Mar 12, 2008

    I have a date with Mike Jones. Actually, it’s a threesome – with Paula Woodward. Tomorrow night, Jones, the gay escort/masseuse who made headlines in November 2006 when he revealed the identity... More >>

  • In Memory: Imagining a Great City

    published Mar 12, 2008

    Back in 1982, Sandy Widener, one of Westword’s co-founders who by then had gone on to far more respectable employment with Rocky Mountain Magazine, was charged with coming up with a campaign sloga... More >>

  • In Memory: Imagining a Great City

    published Mar 12, 2008

    Back in 1982, Sandy Widener, one of Westword’s co-founders who by then had gone on to far more respectable employment with Rocky Mountain Magazine, was charged with coming up with a campaign sloga... More >>

  • In Memory: Imagining a Great City

    published Mar 12, 2008

    Back in 1982, Sandy Widener, one of Westword’s co-founders who by then had gone on to far more respectable employment with Rocky Mountain Magazine, was charged with coming up with a campaign sloga... More >>

  • Cops in MySpace

    published Mar 11, 2008

    It’s no secret that police are logging onto MySpace to dig up incriminating information for criminal investigations. But who would’ve thought that cops are actually getting ON MySpace? Check out t... More >>

  • Cops in MySpace

    published Mar 11, 2008

    It’s no secret that police are logging onto MySpace to dig up incriminating information for criminal investigations. But who would’ve thought that cops are actually getting ON MySpace? Check out t... More >>

  • Cops in MySpace

    published Mar 11, 2008

    It’s no secret that police are logging onto MySpace to dig up incriminating information for criminal investigations. But who would’ve thought that cops are actually getting ON MySpace? Check out t... More >>

  • French Kiss

    published Mar 11, 2008

    "Is this your first time dining with us?” she asks, smiling. In response, I just bob my head like a moron—completely gone on whatever weird cocktail of hormones and brain chemicals it is that m... More >>

  • Masters of Disguise

    published Mar 05, 2008

    Originally, my review of Agave Grill was supposed to be a two-fer — a kind of culinary Entebbe Raid whereby Laura and I would roll in fast on slow nights to the King Soopers plaza at Orchard and H... More >>

  • Charity Began at Home

    published Mar 05, 2008

    In December, I boarded an airplane bound for Haiti with Dan Jeune, a man who’d just worn a dashiki through Denver International Airport. Since back in my days at j-school, before I was ever paid t... More >>

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