• Issue of
  • Jun 22-28, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 25
  • Close to the Heart


  • Republicans squirm for position
  • Republicans squirm for position

    With County Commissioner Chuck Brown fighting for his political life and a surprise reemergence of the formidable former Colorado Springs mayor Bob Isaac, the gyrations in local Republican politics have turned downright incestuous.
  • Greens coloring up the political landscape

    Al Gore and George W. Bush are stumbling along in what consumer advocate Ralph Nader terms the "ballot-shielded two-party duopoly of Tweedledum and Tweedledee." Meanwhile the national Green Party is capitalizing on the momentum borne of a year full of activism.


  • Back Tracks

    Ed.'s note: This new weekly feature is designed to provide follow-up to stories which originally appeared in the Independent's news pages. If you have tips, ideas or follow-up information we should know, please send them to: Editor, The Colorado Springs Independent, 121 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Suite 455, Colorado Springs, CO 80903; by fax: 577-4107; or by e-mail: letters@csindy.com
  • Letters

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

    Nothing to do this summer is just fine with me.
  • IQ: As the World Turns
  • IQ: As the World Turns

    Every week, the Independent takes to the streets, in search of your opinion on the latest, breaking news.
  • The Outsider

    Admittedly, it's early to be thinking of elections next April when five out of nine seats on the City Council will be up for grabs, but both incumbents and wannabes are already maneuvering for advantage.
  • Public Eye

    Il Vicino and brewer Tucker Michell makes us proud and the Denver Rocky Mountain New makes us cringe.
  • Memorial's Soap Opera Digest
  • Memorial's Soap Opera Digest

    The lawsuit filed by Joel Morris against city-owned Memorial Hospital is hinged primarily on the question of whether or not hospital administrators violated Morris' constitutional rights.

Food & Drink



  • Life in the Middle Lane
  • Life in the Middle Lane

    Now that I've reached my mid-30s, I've noticed my peers falling into roughly two groups, those with children and those without. We look at each other across the abyss, each secretly wondering if the other group has gotten the best deal. In Me Myself I, Pamela Drury gets a chance to find out.
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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


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