• Issue of
  • Aug 23-29, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 34
  • Hey Senate Democrats, Wake Up!


  • Keep Trying
  • Keep Trying

    Sudanese refugee Daniel Aruai wants to help the people at home from his new home in Colorado Springs


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • The Large Mammal in Your Flower Bed

    More and more people entering Colorados promised land by invitation from developers and crooked politicians are discovering something not covered in the brochures large animals in the flower bed.
  • IQ: Presidential example
  • IQ: Presidential example

    The Washington Post figured out that if you combine the 38 days that George W. Bush has spent at his Camp David retreat since he was sworn in last January with his current month-long vacation, Dubya's spent a whopping 42 percent of his presidency vacationing.
  • Outsider

    After a summer of travelling to my favorite parts of our fair state, its clear that an invasion started a long time ago.
  • Public Eye
  • Public Eye

    The wild Quaker parrots are now facing down the most threatening predator of all the Colorado Springs Utilities company; Kendell Kretzschmar, the erstwhile Colorado Springs City Council candidate, poses a question in Parade Magazine; and former State Sen. MaryAnne Tebedo resurfaces as well.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: OM Trio
  • Playing Around: OM Trio

    San Francisco's OM Trios got the recipe for a good show: Take two parts jazz, one part funk and fuse them between one drummer, one keyboardist and one bass player. Let stew all night serve hot after jam has risen to the top.


  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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

    Director John Madden has plenty of good material to work with here, but hes managed to goof it all up by using all those goods in service of a trite romance. A review of Captain Corelli's Mandolin
  • Woody Returns to Comic Roots

    With The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Woody Allen digs back into his early days as a comedy gag writer to make a vivid 40s-era comedy packed with laugh inducing one-liners and gorgeous bygone New York atmospheres.

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