• Issue of
  • Jan 17-23, 2002
  • Vol. 10, No. 3
  • The Face of Alzheimer's


  • Facing Alzheimer's
  • Facing Alzheimer's

    Adults with Down Syndrome get it earlier and more often, and a caring community must recognize their special needs


  • Letters

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

    Though we all watched out for her, there was not a kid in the neighborhood, I?d wager, who thought of my sister Kim as disabled. She was one of us ? one of the best of us.
  • IQ: What cost, health?
  • IQ: What cost, health?

    When we were kids, we ran and jumped and jived and wiggled and ate things like grilled cheese sandwiches and lots of fruit. In our grown-up, work-ridden bodies, so many of us accumulate a multitude of little fetishes, phobias, potions and diet schemes. What cost, health?
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happenin' this week in the big city - highlights from our listings
  • Outsider

    So Dave Schultheis and the Chamber of Commerce want to put Pikes Peak on Colorado?s commemorative quarter ... Excellent idea!! But not for the reasons put forth by its promoters.
  • Public Eye

    In that plain-speaking style we just couldn?t get enough of for 12 years, Former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer came on home last week to deliver his first speech in Colorado since he left office three years ago.

Food & Drink

  • The Maté Way
  • The Maté Way

    When you first walk into The Maté Factor in Manitou Springs, it seems your average, unassuming café. Then you start to look around.



  • Sweet Sorrow
  • Sweet Sorrow

    Director Todd Field's debut feature film, In the Bedroom, quietly takes your heart and squeezes it with an iron fist.
  • Faking It

    It would be wrong to say that Impostor isn't worth seeing because the story alone will keep you squirming. But then again, why not save your eight bucks and buy the book?
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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


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