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Bronco Billy’s

Enjoy old-fashioned hospitality along with the best food, lodging, and events in the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains with a stay-and-play giveaway!

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Featured Letter

Ebola example

Michael Schlierf writes ("Rely on DIY," Letters, Oct. 15): "I believe that people can solve their own problems. Government's job is to protect our rights and provide basic services so we may do so. When government gets confused and thinks it can solve our problems, it tinkers with our lives; tries to protect us from ourselves; and flies down the path of unintended consequences."

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Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

@ Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202
Join Global Down Syndrome Foundation for the star-studded Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The night starts off with a cocktail reception and silent auction, then proceeds to dinner and the one of a kind fashion show-featuring the very special ambassadors of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. This fashion show is the largest fundraiser for Down syndrome in the nation boasting over 1,100 guests, and raising more than $1,000,000 annually for Down syndrome research, medical care, advocacy and education.
Sat., Oct. 25, 5 p.m.

Best Of Colorado Springs 2014 Vol. 2: Welcome and Winners Index

You voted for the Best Of the local shopping & services locations, Daylife activities, and personalities in Colorado Springs. Here are your winners.

Cheat sheet

The Independent’s 2014 endorsements

Flood assessment

Without a 'Plan B' on the table, voters asked to weigh 1B

Back home on the range

The black-footed ferret, once thought extinct, is again eating prairie dogs

Colorado breakdown

Chauncy Crandall on self-reliance, culture clashes and used-up Singalodeons

 Stage

Show-stopper

Decades into the biz, the legendary Charles Busch reflects on his latest era

 Film

Mechanical parts

Bill Murray gets bogged down by St. Vincent’s predictable plot
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  • The Peoples' mixing bowl The Peoples' mixing bowl
    Local chef Tyler Peoples (The Warehouse Restaurant and Gallery, 2South Food + Wine Bar, Springs Rescue Mission) has added a second title to his…
  • Fire! Fire! But don't panic. Fire! Fire! But don't panic.
    After witnessing the Waldo and Black Forest Fires, I get it. You see a billow of smoke and you're overcome with panic. That's why…
  • Another look at Utilities governance Another look at Utilities governance
    It looks like there will finally be a formal discussion of changing how Colorado Springs Utilities is governed. John Cassiani, with civic group Colorado…
  • Evenings in good taste Evenings in good taste
    Looking ahead just a bit, here's three food and drink events worthy of your consideration: • Yobel International will be the beneficiary of An…
  • The sexier side of CineFiles ... The sexier side of CineFiles ...
    Sure, it’s Halloween and I should be writing about the latest spooky small-screen offerings or haunted home-video releases, but it just gets so ……
  • Marijuana 'incidents' on the rise at Manitou Springs High School Marijuana 'incidents' on the rise at Manitou Springs High School
    As first reported by KKTV-TV, officials at Manitou Springs High School say they've encountered 14 instances of students relating something about marijuana on school…
  • An interesting twist in the GMO debate An interesting twist in the GMO debate
    People are already casting their ballots for the November election in which, among other things, voters will decide whether to require labeling on some…
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Recent Comments

Re: Marijuana 'incidents' on the rise at Manitou Springs High School (Special Section- 10/22/2014)

Manitou00 – I attended Manitou in the 90's. Not a day went by without students, good and...

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Re: Another look at Utilities governance (Special Section- 10/23/2014)

Solar Sam – I've regularly attend CSU Board meetings since 2009 and the current board is a little...

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Re: Another look at Utilities governance (Special Section- 10/23/2014)

OldCrank – CSU rates are well lower than Pueblo or Denver which validates CSU governance is fine,...

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ADOPT PANDA AND GOTCHO
2-year-old black and white Pekinese brothers looking for a new home! These clowns love to play and will keep you on your toes. Adoption is $130 for both. To adopt Panda #1134034 and Gotcho #1134035 from Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, visit hsppr.org or 610 Abbot Lane

QUARTER HORSE GELDING
Ready For New Home Height - 15 hh Age - 5 yo 5yo QH, approx. 15hh. Very talented horse will do anything asked. Suit an intimidate rider ready to step up in any discipline. Easy going, no buck, bite or kick. Easy to C/S/F. Selling due to moving.

WILD WOMAN LULU!
Hi, I'm Lulu, your next Best Feline Friend! I'm a spunky little party animal, the one who runs to meet you at the door and always wants to play and be petted. 635-5000 or HappyCatsHaven.org for more info

Reader Reviews

  • Re: The Famous

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    • The best place for a steak in southern Colorado. Don't have a friend to go…

    • on October 23, 2014
  • Re: Trichome Health Consultants

    • Without a doubt the best in town, this transplanted X Hoosier solidly believes you guys…

    • on October 21, 2014
  • Re: American Wellness Center

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    • Stopped in the other day to pick up some meds. WOW, what a great place…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Cinemark Tinseltown - Pueblo

    • I am very disturbed that the movie "Left Behind" is showing only once a day…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Fat Daddy's Louisiana BBQ

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    • I would expect way more from a local business owner. This place is repeatedly bouncing…

    • on October 16, 2014
  • Re: Heuberger Motors

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    • Something very unexplainable is going on with this Company. First, we were able to select…

    • on October 16, 2014
  • Re: JP Wellness

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    • A1 something for everybody Knowledgable staff good bud and prices check em out first time…

    • on October 12, 2014
  • Re: Red Rock Lounge

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    • I've just started going there and I didn't have that experience at all.

    • on October 10, 2014

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