Tommy Trask

About Tommy Trask

Thomas Trask is a Denver-Area Freelance Writer and Convergent Journalist.

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Badge of honor

August 9, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus—While commuting across the Auraria campus you can count on the fact that Auraria police officers are keeping an eye on you. Eric Martinez, 37, a husband and father of two, is a seasoned patrol officer for the Auraria Police Department, and during a recent swing shift ride along on Martinez wasn’t shy […]

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They are watching you

May 1, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus—Becoming a victim of theft is always a possibility no matter where you are and thieves are very observant. Historically, Auraria’s sprawling commuter campus has been an inviting target for theives due to its vast array of public access points. A mere quarter of the way through 2014, 31 thefts have already made […]

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Sunshine Week brings cloudiness: citizens unhappy

April 2, 2014

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DENVER — The Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition punctuated “Sunshine Week” on March 19, 2014 with a panel discussion inside 9-KUSA’s Studio B. hosted by 9-KUSA’s 6 p.m. News co-anchor Kyle Clark. The panel included Joel Dyer, editor of Boulder Weekly, Keli Rabon, CALL7 investigator for 7NEWS, Steve Zansberg, First Amendment lawyer and president of the Colorado […]

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Not your average golfers

April 2, 2014

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Denver–The mantra of every disc golf course peacefully emits its own personality–the professionals serenely throwing their discs into baskets while the rest of the world goes to work. Justin Leazer, owner of Colorado Disc Co., a local tournament organizer and promoter, knows that the sport has grown considerably.  His goal for the sport is for […]

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Swim Call

March 19, 2014

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GOLDEN, Colo.—Everybody is sick and tired of being inside. Even winter diehards are ready to explode like a nuclear bomb. Spring fever has come early this year, due to the fact that no springtime weather has made an appearance in Colorado yet–it seems as if winter will never leave. Each year the spring does eventually […]

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Organized Crime on the Rise in 2014

February 20, 2014

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ARVADA, Colo.­­­­—The State of Colorado has a growing problem. In fact, it is becoming such a public awareness issue, that Denver metropolitan-area residents might be surprised to learn the details and the severity of a steadily increasing crime that is plaguing neighborhoods more and more everyday. The Arvada Police Department is so concerned, that it […]

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Excellence abundant in society

February 20, 2014

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DENVER, Auraria Campus —The Auraria Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSUD,) student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ,) are not just talking the talk, they are walking the walk. This is precisely the case with Kailyn Lamb and Nikki Work. “I would like to set the foundation to help create something that’s going […]

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