• Issue Archive for
  • Jun 24-30, 2004
  • Vol. 12, No. 26
  • Falling Prices



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • <b>Bentonville behemoth </b>
  • Bentonville behemoth

    Welcome to the Wal-Mart-ization of America, where employees earn ridiculously low wages, products are priced too irresistibly to pass up, and locally owned stores and businesses are becoming rarer than vegetarian Eskimos. For more, read the cover story beginning on page 13.
  • Outsider

    The lies we tell
  • More important than learning

    A long time ago, back when I was idealistic and earnest and fresh out of J-school, I worked for a daily newspaper in the central Rockies and routinely covered the Eagle County School Board.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around
  • Playing Around

    The Nocturnal Tomatoes are one of those dogged local outfits that just keeps on rockin for the love of rock.


  • 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.



  • Ms. Bones
  • Ms. Bones

    Forensic anthropologists detective fiction a reading pleasure


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