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  • Mar 30 - Apr 5, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 13
  • Compassionate Conservative

News

  • Old North End welcomes shelter
  • Old North End welcomes shelter

    Saddened by the potential loss of a low-income neighborhood in south downtown, residents of the prestigious and historic Old North End have petitioned the city to have a new mega-homeless shelter placed in their neighborhood.
  • Skorman abducted by aliens!
  • Skorman abducted by aliens!

    Liberal activist turned councilman Richard Skorman is still missing after being abducted by aliens. In this exclusive report, the Indy reveals how the being filling the pizza-baron's seat at City Council is in fact a replicant from the planet Mars.
  • City to flood downtown
  • City to flood downtown

    Taking its water-sports theme for Confluence Park a step further, the city has decided to flood the city's entire downtown. Said City officials, "No one's using it anyway."
  • D-11 board accused of stonewalling union bid
  • D-11 board accused of stonewalling union bid

    Attempts by District 11 bus drivers to form a union are being stonewalled by the D-11 school board, but the drivers may soon force the issue to a head possibly through a sick-out or a walk-out in protest of their treatment.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Domestic Bliss

    My neighbor May Markley was a queen among neighbors who died too soon and left us wondering if the world was not a lesser place for her loss.
  • IQ: How Did That Happen?
  • IQ: How Did That Happen?

    It's amazing what you see on the news every day; murders, earthquakes, politicians being indicted for various schemes.
  • Outsider

    As a public-spirited effort to level the playing field, I offer the following advice to all of you would-be council members out there.
  • Public Eye

    Gov. Owens crows over the passage of his so-called education reform bill; socialites of all sorts rub elbows at a childrens charity; and Time, Inc. wants you to live RealSimple.
  • Why I Went Off-line

    At 10:35, Dec. 31, 1999, I went off-line. This vow has held for three months, and they have felt like a lifetime.

Food & Drink

Music

  • Playing Around: Shakedown Street
  • Playing Around: Shakedown Street

    This week we highlight Shakedown Street, Colorado Springs' beloved Grateful Dead cover band who will be performing an all-ages show at the Colorado Music Hall on March 31.

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.
  • Sweet and Swinging
  • Sweet and Swinging

    Woody Allens new faux-documentary film, Sweet and Lowdown, boasts fine performances and a thoroughly enjoyable take on the jazz world.
  • Serendipity Rules
  • Serendipity Rules

    Despite a silly premise, Return to Me really is a perfectly fine romantic comedy.

Visual Arts

  • ArtBits
  • ArtBits

    Colorado Council on the Arts announces the winners of the 2000 Artist Fellowships and four of the 31 recipients are from the Colorado Springs area.

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