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Adele Arakawa

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    July 28, 2014

    Five things you didn't know about the art at Denver International Airport

    There are secrets behind the public art pieces at Denver International Airport -- and it's not what conspiracy theorists would have you believe. We checked in with DIA Exhibitions Coordinator Tim Vacca and Public Art Program Coordinator Mandy Renaud, and discovered there's a method to all the madnes ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Videos: Ten most memorable Denver commercials online

    Over the years, Denver has generated a wide variety of memorable television commercials. But until recent years, spots tended to live on only in memory -- like the Tree Farm jingle ("Take I-25 to exit 235, and five miles west to the Tree Farm") that was impossible to forget no matter how hard viewer ... More >>

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    March 13, 2012

    Michael Hancock welcomes flying sports fans to Denver International Airport

    While First Lady Mary Louise Lee was touting culture yesterday, announcing the new Bringing Back the Arts program, Mayor Michael Hancock was urging visitors to the city to catch one of Denver's seven professional sports teams in a new recording of his welcome that plays on the Denver International A ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Denver TV personalities' goofiest Facebook photos

    Big photos below.​Even though Facebook is great for sharing oddball photos, many Denver TV personalities aren't interested in playing. Either they don't have a page, or they maintain one that's purposefully dull. But here are some sample shots from folks in the spotlight who aren't afraid to ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    9News technical meltdown forces newscast to go back to the future -- the pre-voiceover era

    ​Like all modern TV stations, 9News is extremely dependent on up-to-date technology. What to do if it fails? That's what happened during the 10 p.m. newscast on Monday night, when the crew was forced to move from a 21st century broadcasting approach to one more akin to the early days of telev ... More >>

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    November 18, 2010
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    November 18, 2010

    John Hickenlooper: Denver mayor turned governor-elect no longer name-checked at DIA

    All aboard for Denver.​You know you're back in Denver when you hear that bossy voice admonish you for "delaying the departure of this train" at DIA. It belongs to 9News' Adele Arakawa, who replaced original admonisher Reynelda Muse. Likewise, the cheery "hold on" now comes from Alan Roach rath ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010

    Kenny Be's Worst-Case Scenario: Welcome to Snow-Wearsville

    To create a festive ski-resort atmosphere for the huge Snow Sport Industry Association Convention happening in Denver this week, downtowners are being asked to join these city celebrities on January 29, 2010, for Snow Wear Friday... ​ More wintery fun below!

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    June 12, 2009

    Jimmy Fallon on Boulder and meeting Adele Arakawa at Burning Man

    Jimmy Fallon dressed like a typical Boulder resident. Yes, I, too, assumed that Late Night with Jimmy Fallon would be a disaster. But it's actually pretty funny on occasions, as demonstrated by a bit from yesterday's show in which the former Saturday Night Live self-chuckler pretended to do eight p ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    Denver TV anchors: Take a cue from WGN's choreographed team

    Okay, okay: The clip above has nothing to do with Denver -- but it's too hilarious not to share. (Thanks, by the way, to Andy Bosselman, the person who shared it with me. Bosselman's entertaining blog can be accessed here.) The video shows Robert Jordan and Jackie Bange, longtime anchors with WGN in ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    October 31, 2008

    Ten foods we love even though they taste wrong

    In the great Venn diagram of foods, there’s a circle of foods we love, and a circle of foods that just don’t taste right—and then there’s the wonderful, sometimes surprising, always guilt-inducing delicious area where the two cross over. Yes, some foods just don’t taste like they’re sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2008

    Why it's no surprise 9News is bidding farewell to Bob Kendrick

    Bob Kendrick. Plenty of people were surprised when 9News announced that it wouldn't be renewing the contract of primary news anchor Bob Kendrick -- probably including Kendrick (who hasn't been responding to press inquiries). After all, the station's late newscast has held the top spot in the ratin ... More >>

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    August 19, 2008

    All aboard for DIA's new recording

    John Hickenlooper finally reveals his secret identity at DIA. Finally! That mysterious, third voice on the DIA trains -- the one that doesn't belong to blustery Alan Roach (now the voice of the Broncos rather than the Rockies) or sultry Adele Arakawa -- has been officially identified. Mayor John ... More >>

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    June 9, 2008
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    April 24, 2008

    Welcome to Denver

    Speak up, John Hickenlooper!

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    April 3, 2008

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the week of 4/3/2008

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    March 20, 2008

    DIA's Voice-Over

    Denver has a lot to do to get ready for the Democratic National Convention, including fixes both large and small that could help this city put its best foot forward. First up: Going public with the fact that the anonymous voice that started sounding off on DIA trains last summer belongs to Mayor J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1996

    In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>

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    November 5, 2007
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    November 1, 2007

    Harold Squared

    The local media wielded a purple crayon during the Rockies' unlikely run, leading to an excess of everything but restraint.

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    August 1, 2007

    Bad Guy, Good Music

    Yes, on the DIA train that’s now the voice of Denver mayor John Hickenlooper welcoming you to Denver. Pete Smythe and Reynelda Muse have also left the station, replaced by Alan Roach and Adele Arakawa. And sound artist Jim Green, who installed the original recordings fifteen years ago, didn’t st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2007

    Welcome to Denver International Errorport

    By the time I squeezed through the closing doors, I was ready to punch the walls if I heard that same bossy voice telling me that I was “delaying the departure of this train.” I was delaying the departure?

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    January 26, 2007

    More Messages: Subliminal Imagery

    Here's how cool I am. Last night, I was at home with my family, watching 30 Rock, Tina Fey's amusing sitcom (Alec Baldwin rules), on Channel 9. Suddenly, in the middle of the broadcast, my son, Nick, noticed something flash in the middle of the screen. Shortly thereafter, the rest of us caught simil ... More >>

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    January 3, 2007
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    October 20, 2006

    More Messages: Spin That Wheel

    An addiction to gambling killed the television career of Scott McDonald, seen here, who resigned as managing editor of news for Channel 31 back in 2001. But all that time spent playing games of chance paid off in an unexpected way. As divulged in this article from today's Denver Post, McDonald won $ ... More >>

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Gimme Ten

    Top TV news stories often scrape bottom.

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    June 8, 2006

    Power Play

    Why is the city giving 9News more than $500,000?

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    March 31, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of March 31, 2005

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005
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    February 24, 2005
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    June 5, 2003

    The Message

    Battle Plans

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    May 8, 2003

    Off Limits

    No parking zone

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best TV Anchor

    Jim Benemann

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    June 6, 2002

    Not-So-Funny Business

    Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?

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    September 20, 2001

    As the Smoke Clears

    How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?

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    December 7, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of December 7, 2000

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    November 23, 2000

    The Story of Adele H

    There's a thing or two you don't know about Adele Arakawa.

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    October 19, 2000

    Survey Says

    The proliferation of polling is burying us in numbers. Do they mean anything?

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Off Limits

    No bang for the buck

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best local TV anchor

    Adele Arakawa, Channel 9

  • News

    November 25, 1999

    The Combatants

    A look at who's up and who's down.

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    April 29, 1999
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    March 13, 1997
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    January 9, 1997
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    September 12, 1996

    Tune In and Turn On

    Denver's news babes discuss fashion, fanatics and fetishes.

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    November 15, 1995
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    September 13, 1995
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    October 5, 1994
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    March 30, 1994
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