• Issue of
  • Jan 25-31, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 4
  • Suffer the Children


  • Suffer the Children
  • Suffer the Children

    The tragic case of Aaren Dunn's murder raises questions of responsibility, responsiveness and the need for reform in child protective services


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • The Three Horsemen of the Environmental Apocalypse

    President-elect Bush's naming of Gale Norton as Interior Secretary and Spencer Abraham as Energy Secretary suggests that Republicans haven't learned from the 104th Congress of 1995, when attempts to gut environmental protections helped undermine the short-lived Gingrich revolution.
  • Domestic Bliss

    Ive been thinking about the confusion and mixed feelings linked to the lifestyle moniker "singer mother."
  • Soul Brothers
  • Soul Brothers

    Martin Luther King Jr. meets Langston Hughes at Pikes Peak Center
  • IQ: Going back in time
  • IQ: Going back in time

    Shrub just got sworn in, and already he's giving us just what he promised. This week alone, George W. marked the anniversary of Roe v. Wade by telling a group of anti-abortion protesters that "we share a great goal."
  • Outsider

    The way we choose our leaders resembles an interminable, high-stakes Survivor, which, like the TV show, rewards the most unprincipled schemer.
  • Public Eye

    Colorado Springs proved this week that Woodland Park is not the only world-class city around here.

Food & Drink



  • Snack Food
  • Snack Food

    Chocolat is more comparable to dime-store chocolate than Lindt or Cadbury's or Perugina. Its a charming little movie that can nicely fill your moviegoing docket until you have a shot at the real stuff.
  • All Mod Cons
  • All Mod Cons

    Snatch is more of a music video crossed with TV-commercial styling than it is a well-wound feature film clock.
  • Movie Picks

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


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