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  • Jan 20-26, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 3
  • Health & Wellness 2000

News

  • The Real Personal Trainer
  • The Real Personal Trainer

    Muscles are very important. The stronger you are, the easier it is to overpower other women at the vending machine and wrestle away their Reese's Sticks. But women have muscles you won't see them working on in the gym.
  • Smelling Good but Feeling Bad

    Have you ever wondered which personal fragrance or perfume will make you the most attractive? If the person you're trying to attract happens to be a member of the Sierra Club, then the answer is probably none.
  • Top 100 Human Body Parts
  • Top 100 Human Body Parts

    All right. This is it. The last of those stupid top 100 lists you'll see. And when you get right down to it: the most important the Top 100 human body parts of the second millennium.
  • Scar Blasting Plan Draws Disbelief
  • Scar Blasting Plan Draws Disbelief

    A plan to dynamite up to 18 acres of Forest Service land to fix a gaping scar on Colorado Springs mountain backdrop has received preliminary support from the City Council and county lawmakers. But at least one critic believes that the proposal is plain bizarre.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Growth-pained West sows fields of Columbines

    In a high school with 2,000 kids, you can trip a nerd and chances are none of his buddies are even around. But do it once too often, and he may get a gun and kill you and a dozen of your closest friends. You are not of his tribe, and he is not of yours.
  • Domestic Bliss

    A For Sale sign has gone up in my next-door neighbor's front yard, beside the carefully edged flower beds that flank the freshly painted front porch.
  • Outsider

    Last week, The New York Times contained a long obituary of Ella Goldberg Wolfe, who died on January 9 at age 103. Wolfe's life spanned three centuries, and what a life it was!
  • Public Eye

    Bar signs are seized at Leonards Bar II; and King Soopers stores across Colorado bow down to Morality in the Media.

Food & Drink

Music

Film

  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Movie Times

    What's playing, where, and when, on the silver screen in Colorado Springs.
  • The 20-year Round
  • The 20-year Round

    Veteran filmmaker Norman Jewison ("In the Heat of the Night," "And Justice For All") tells Rubin "Hurricane" Carter's story powerfully and with a steady gaze in "The Hurricane."
  • Borderline Sane
  • Borderline Sane

    "Girl, Interrupted" is a fine, quiet film that examines the lines between madness and sanity, and how the causes and definitions of insanity may change with the times.

Visual Arts

Books

  • Walk on the Wild Side
  • Walk on the Wild Side

    If you want to read about nice, polite, mentally stable people, look elsewhere. Thom Jones, with his third story collection, Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine, proves to be a master at talking about life's seamy side.
  • Still Waters
  • Still Waters

    Stacey D'Erasmo's charming first novel, "Tea," has garnered more attention than most literary debuts in its short time on the shelves.

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