• Issue Archive for
  • May 11-17, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 19
  • Wound Up About Fluoride

News

  • Wound Up About Fluoride
  • Wound Up About Fluoride

    Is fluoride in the drinking water a case of better living through chemistry? Or is the medical establishment forcing poison down your throat?

Columns

  • Letters

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

    Changes in lifestyle have caused many of us to hand our children over to more and more caregivers, and I think that this is one of the most liberating developments of the past 30 years.
  • IQ: Dental hygiene hi-jinx
  • IQ: Dental hygiene hi-jinx

    Do you remember hearing your mom say "don't swallow the toothpaste when you brush," when you were a kid?
  • Outsider

    Be glad that you're not a public-sector big shot. If you were, you'd be worrying about your job. Let's call the roll.
  • Public Eye

    KRDO Channel 13 suffers from the great tape switch-a-roo, City Council ruminates over their poor press, and McDonalds customers rise up against the use of genetically-altered foods.
  • Intolerance Lurks in the West

    For nearly two centuries, the American West has symbolized that place of unlimited opportunity for people of every persuasion. It is as if the spaciousness of the mountains and canyons makes room for a larger, more accepting social atmosphere. Too bad it's only a myth.

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.
  • Roman Romp
  • Roman Romp

    In Gladiator, this summers first true blockbuster, Russell Crowe (The Insider) acts up a righteous storm in his Roman get-up, proving once and for all that his versatility as an actor matches his prowess.
  • Somnolent Safari
  • Somnolent Safari

    Despite gorgeous scenery, a good soundtrack, and many exciting moments, why did I keep looking at my watch during I Dreamed of Africa?

Visual Arts

  • Art Safari
  • Art Safari

    Hunting down wild and wonderful art at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
  • Theater
  • Theater

    Unto the Hills
    The mountains and the hills break forth into singing at the Fine Arts Center

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