• Issue Archive for
  • May 13-19, 2004
  • Vol. 12, No. 20
  • End of a chapter



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • <b>The end </b>
  • The end

    After exactly 45 years serving as a literary, community, social and political focal point for downtown Colorado Springs, founders and owners Dick and Judy Noyes are closing The Chinook Bookshop. Its departure will leave a hole in our community life, but it will remain an indelible part of Colorado Springs history.
  • Outsider

    Leaving the tribe
  • Looking for a good time

    Let's get this straight: Three months ago, El Paso County intergovernmental Government Affairs Coordinator Shyla Tulley formally complained that she was the target of harassment and retaliation after she rejected the romantic advances of elected County Commissioner Jim Bensberg, as well as a senior manager in the county's planning department.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around
  • Playing Around

    The America the Beautiful Barbershop Chorus will be joined by the award-winning, Denver-based barbershop quartet Storm Front.


  • 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.


  • Power play
  • Power play

    Local authors memoir explores life in a fundamentalist Christian commune


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