• Issue of
  • Oct 5-11, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 40
  • Urban Sprawl


  • Size Matters, Sprawl Happens
  • Size Matters, Sprawl Happens

    Developers say Amendment 24 will knock the economy on its ass. Backers of the growth-control measure say developer-controlled politicians can't be trusted to manage suburban sprawl.


  • Letters

    Readers of the CS Independent talk back to the editor.
  • IQ: Keepin' up
  • IQ: Keepin' up

    Staying on top of current events is to changing your underwear every day as being apathetic is to the creepy, smelly guy who opens packages of meat, pokes at the contents and puts them back in the freezer at the supermarket.
  • Outsider

    Theater of the absurd? Tempest in a teapot? Or just another day at the office? After hearing activists from both sides describe last Tuesday's Council hearing concerning Amendment 24, one conclusion was inevitable: them that stayed home was the lucky uns.
  • Public Eye

    City Council deliberates the growth initiative; the treatment of constituents and speakers by City Council and the citys planning commission merits a second look.

Food & Drink



  • Battlefield Stretch
  • Battlefield Stretch

    With the same swelling violins usually reserved for war films, Remember the Titans glorifies youth, manhood and the pursuit of football as the best avenue for social justice.
  • Reawakened Horror

    The newly released version of The Exorcist promises to haunt viewers with troubling images of evil.
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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

    Colorados Poet Laureate, Mary Crow, teaches poets how to soar in her series, Words on the Wing II


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