Craig The Craig Daily Press won six Colorado Associated Press awards for the 2007 year, including three first-place finishes by photographer John Henry.
The Associated Press awards were announced as part of the Colorado Press Association banquet Friday night.
Henry took first place in continuing photo coverage in the series "Fighting for Family;" first in picture story/photo essay for "Broken on the Inside;" and first for series writing for "Fighting for Family."
Henry, who now works at the Lawrence Journal World, also earned honorable mention in portrait/personality photography for the photo title "Willie."
Michelle Perry, who now is working in Ohio, earned second in the spot news photography for "Smoke in the Sky."
The Daily Press staff was given honorable mention for public service journalism for its coverage for Relay For Life.
The Daily Press competed against all newspapers with a circulation of 10,000 and less.
The Colorado Press Association banquet continues tonight, when it hands out its awards. For the past two years, the Daily Press has set and reset the state record for most CPA awards by a newspaper in any division.