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Featured Letter

'Why I don't vote'

First, I want to thank you for doing the legwork on your endorsements. It's refreshing to see where the candidates actually stand on issues rather than how they feel about their opponents.

I get many raised eyebrows when I tell folks that I don't vote on candidates anymore. I have been increasingly disgusted, as many are, with the slander and smears. I don't have television anymore and I rarely listen to the radio because of it. My mailbox is crammed with it, and the roadsides are a study in who-can-post-the-most-signage. Who wants to wade through all that crap? It's not about the greater good, it's about agendas.

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Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show

@ Sheraton Downtown Denver Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202
Join Global Down Syndrome Foundation for the star-studded Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The night starts off with a cocktail reception and silent auction, then proceeds to dinner and the one of a kind fashion show-featuring the very special ambassadors of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. This fashion show is the largest fundraiser for Down syndrome in the nation boasting over 1,100 guests, and raising more than $1,000,000 annually for Down syndrome research, medical care, advocacy and education.
Sat., Oct. 25, 5 p.m.

Best Of Colorado Springs 2014 Vol. 2: Welcome and Winners Index

You voted for the Best Of the local shopping & services locations, Daylife activities, and personalities in Colorado Springs. Here are your winners.

Cheat sheet

The Independent’s 2014 endorsements

Flood assessment

Without a 'Plan B' on the table, voters asked to weigh 1B

Back home on the range

The black-footed ferret, once thought extinct, is again eating prairie dogs

Colorado breakdown

Chauncy Crandall on self-reliance, culture clashes and used-up Singalodeons



Decades into the biz, the legendary Charles Busch reflects on his latest era


Mechanical parts

Bill Murray gets bogged down by St. Vincent’s predictable plot
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Reader Reviews

  • Re: Trichome Health Consultants

    • Without a doubt the best in town, this transplanted X Hoosier solidly believes you guys…

    • on October 21, 2014
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    • Stopped in the other day to pick up some meds. WOW, what a great place…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Cinemark Tinseltown - Pueblo

    • I am very disturbed that the movie "Left Behind" is showing only once a day…

    • on October 18, 2014
  • Re: Fat Daddy's Louisiana BBQ

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    • I would expect way more from a local business owner. This place is repeatedly bouncing…

    • on October 16, 2014
  • Re: Heuberger Motors

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    • Something very unexplainable is going on with this Company. First, we were able to select…

    • on October 16, 2014
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    • A1 something for everybody Knowledgable staff good bud and prices check em out first time…

    • on October 12, 2014
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    • I've just started going there and I didn't have that experience at all.

    • on October 10, 2014
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    • The food is great; the atmosphere is mellow/friendly. "Soon come' in Jamaica means you may…

    • on October 10, 2014

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