• Issue of
  • May 4-10, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 18
  • Spring into Reading


  • Daughter's Dance
  • Daughter's Dance

    Reviews of MotherKind by Jayne Anna Philips and The Cabal and Other Stories by Ellen Gilchrist


  • Letters

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

    I used to think Mother's Day was sort of a trophy day. Truth be told, it felt like amends.
  • Outsider

    If you want to know how government really works, go take a look at the city's new Comprehensive Plan on the city Web site. This document, which will replace our old, tired, outdated, and presumably thoroughly unfashionable Comprehensive Plan, is supposed to make everything all better in our fair city.
  • Public Eye

    Guns are driving the big old Cadillac of El Paso County GOP, Doug Bruce and Ron May to duke it out for the District 10 Republican vote, SAFE moves ahead with collecting signatures to close the gun-show loop hole, and Gary Bauer gets air time on Letterman.

Food & Drink



  • Time Tripping
  • Time Tripping

    Sci-fi thriller Frequency opens with a bang, follows up with a prolonged seat-gripping session and ends with Garth Brooks howling about life and love. Go figure.
  • Viva Variety
  • Viva Variety

    Chinese films and students films at upcoming local film fests
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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


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