• Issue of
  • Mar 14-20, 2002
  • Vol. 10, No. 11
  • Medical Alert

News

Columns

  • Letters

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

    Kathryn Eastburn on the stories backyards tell
  • IQ: To Your Health!
  • IQ: To Your Health!

    The El Paso County Health Department monitors air quality, enforces sanitary and safety regulations for food and child-care facilities, provides immunizations, tests for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV -- in short, stuff we rely on every single day.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

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

    John Hazlehurst on the ins and outs of patriotism
  • He's My Brother
  • He's My Brother

    Independent photographer Sean Cayton won first place in the prestigious 59th Picture of the Year International photo competition for this photograph of siblings who shared a tent at a homeless camp along Highway 24 just outside the Colorado Springs city limits.

Food & Drink

  • Veggies in Small Spaces
  • Veggies in Small Spaces

    Container gardening simply means growing things, in this case edibles, in pots or other containers instead of directly in the ground.
  • Vegetable Gourmet
  • Vegetable Gourmet

    Plenty of us can grow vegetables, but few of us know how to prepare them well. Here are some cookbooks that can help you become a "Vegetable Gourmet."

Music

  • Playing Around: Sub Standard
  • Playing Around: Sub Standard

    Unless you've been living in a box for the past year or so, you're probably already hip to the fact that Genghis Kahn has become the premier jazz club for at least a 65-mile radius.

Culture

  • Future Imperfect
  • Future Imperfect

    There was no collective yawn at this screening, but they probably left a little disappointed.
  • Movie Picks
  • Movie Picks

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

Special Issues

  • Green Dreams
  • Green Dreams

    Say it together: We're sick and tired of winter and we can't take it any more! It's not so much the cold but the absence of green that saps our souls when it's March and we yearn for hints of spring -- the season that eludes Colorado with a vengeance.

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