• Issue Archive for
  • Dec 7-13, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 49
  • Dem Bones

News

  • Dem Bones
  • Dem Bones

    The Teller County coroners contentious battle with the sheriff raises questions of misconduct, falsified public documents and shoddy investigations.

Columns

  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Garden Daze

    The night before Thanksgiving, around 8 in the evening, my cat Malcolm was killed on his way across my garden, just 50 feet from my kitchen where I was cooking pies.
  • IQ: A claim to fame
  • IQ: A claim to fame

    Teller County invokes a nostalgia of old-time Colorado, when hard-rock miners toiled and fortunes were made and lost in a heartbeat.
  • Outsider

    As a few hundred power brokers and political junkies already know, our power-lunchin City Council is toying with the idea of raising the municipal sales tax from 2.1 percent to 3.1 percent, ostensibly to fund capital improvements and public safety.
  • Public Eye

    The revelation that people go to stores and buy things is once again major fodder for daily newspapers and local broadcast stations.

Food & Drink

  • Does size matter?
  • Does size matter?

    Last week a giant burger-tunity came knocking, in the form of a little restaurant called Chel's.

Music

  • Playing Around: The Holiday Blues Gala
  • Playing Around: The Holiday Blues Gala

    This week we highlight The Holiday Blues Gala, a benefit for the Colorado Actors Theater featuring members from the Tony-nominated Broadway musical It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues, who will be performing at The Warehouse restaurant on Sunday.

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.
  • A Barely Detectable Pulse
  • A Barely Detectable Pulse

    Whenever I don't enjoy a movie I expected to like, I ask a simple question: Is this a movie I would want to see again? In the case of Proof of Life, the answer is no, definitely no.
  • K2 and Nitro a Deadly Mix
  • K2 and Nitro a Deadly Mix

    While the films opening sequence, set against a stark rock mountain in Utah, promises a sophisticated thrill-ride, Vertical Limit succumbs to the same hackneyed ideas that have weighed down other mountain-climbing movies.

Visual Arts

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