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1999 Stories by Stuart Steers

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  • Soup With a Smile

    published December 23, 1999

    It's a cold Friday evening in Denver, and 100 people have gathered at the Catholic Worker Soup Kitchen for a free meal. Steamy bowls of cream of... More >>

  • Growing Like a Weed

    published December 23, 1999

    Coloradans have watched in despair the past few years as ticky-tacky subdivisions and ugly big-box retail stores have sprung up in once-bucolic... More >>

  • Getting the Message

    published December 16, 1999

    At a hearing last week, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission invited anyone who wanted to comment on US West's pending merger with Qwest to... More >>

  • Liars on the Line

    published November 11, 1999

    For years, Coloradans have been wondering: What exactly is the problem with US West? As thousands of customers from Fort Collins to... More >>

  • Mall About Town

    published November 11, 1999

    A group of people who live near the Cherry Creek Shopping Center are holding up the construction of a Nordstrom department store because they... More >>

  • Big Boss Lady

    published November 4, 1999

    Richard "Buzz" Geller was born in a house on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Adams Street in... More >>

  • High Wire Acts

    published November 4, 1999

    When Stephen Keating picked up the cable and media beat at the The Denver Post in 1995, he didn't realize that the industry was on the... More >>

  • A Golden Future

    published October 28, 1999

    A slow-growth political insurgency that's stirred up traditionally conservative Golden will mount its biggest challenge yet in next week's... More >>

  • Delivering the Message

    published September 23, 1999

    For Angelica Harris, working for United Parcel Service seemed like the perfect job. A single mother with a two-year-old daughter, Harris was... More >>

  • That Disconnected Feeling

    published September 23, 1999

    A Mississippi company plans to offer local telephone service in Colorado soon, at a price most people would consider a ripoff: $36.50 per month.... More >>

  • A Game of Chance

    published August 26, 1999

    Downtown developer Bruce Berger is giving Denver a lesson in real estate speculation, and it will only cost the public $45.8 million. Fourteen... More >>

  • Bells Are Ringing

    published August 12, 1999

    Ray Gifford was stumped. The questions seemed so simple. Why have hundreds of US West customers had to face waits of up to five... More >>

  • Tough Operators

    published August 12, 1999

    US West may take a lot of criticism, but its customer-service shortcomings are nothing compared to the way Denver's first telephone company... More >>

  • Happy Trailers

    published July 29, 1999

    Jan Bach used to be the queen of the trailer park. She's lived in a mobile home for the better part of two decades, and for much of that... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published July 22, 1999

    Hold On for the Ride Denver District Judge Michael Mullins ruled on July 12 that Deborah Lee Benagh, who claims she was injured on Six... More >>

  • Born and Razed

    published July 8, 1999

    An urban anthropologist looking for the perfect example of the place where Denver's past and future come together couldn't do better than the... More >>

  • Twists and Shouts

    published June 17, 1999

    Jammed with a collection of rides that promise to make the traditional terrors of the old-fashioned roller coaster seem positively quaint, Six... More >>

  • Clean Dishes and Dirty Laundry

    published June 3, 1999

    What would you do with $300 million? If you were a member of the feuding Magness clan, you might decide to build a casino in Black Hawk or... More >>

  • This State for Sale: A Special Report

    published May 13, 1999

    Sid Lindauer's family has been ranching in western Colorado for three generations, fighting winter storms, brushfires and outbreaks of disease,... More >>

  • This State for Sale: A Special Report

    published May 13, 1999

    Larry Mizel, the home builder who once spent his days worrying about criminal cases being built against executives in his company, is back on... More >>

  • Worked Over

    published April 29, 1999

    For fifteen years, Dana Line has served Denver as a sheriff's deputy at the county jail. Dealing with inmates can be risky, but Line always... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published April 29, 1999

    Calling All (Inexpensive) Social Workers Parents, teachers and authorities are struggling to understand how two kids at Columbine High... More >>

  • Disconnected

    published April 8, 1999

    The bill-signing at the Library of Congress was meant for the history books. To mark the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996,... More >>

  • No Labor Lost

    published April 8, 1999

    Ellen Golombek has one of the most thankless jobs at the Colorado Legislature. The 44-year-old flight attendant serves as the main lobbyist... More >>

  • Rust in Peace

    published March 11, 1999

    Is Currigan Exhibition Hall destined to become a part of the Denver Art Museum's permanent collection? If Denver voters approve the $200... More >>

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