• Issue of
  • Dec 9-15, 1999
  • Vol. 7, No. 49


  • Local News
  • State public-art fund faces budget ax

    Colorados premier taxpayer-supported program dedicated to creating public art is once again under scrutiny from conservative state lawmakers who are considering eliminating the art fund to pay for the upkeep of state buildings.


  • Letters

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

    Knock on wood its finally winter.
  • 60 Things a Woman Should Do Before She Dies
  • I Spy
  • 60 Things a Woman Should Do Before She Dies

    The November issue of "Esquire" had a list of "175 Things a Man Should Do Before He Dies." In honor of their creative pique, I have put together a similar list for the other half of humanity.
  • Public Eye
  • Crime and punishment

    No one knows exactly what will happen when the big clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31, so the Colorado Springs cops aren't taking any chances.

Food & Drink



  • Toys in the Attic
  • Film
  • Toys in the Attic

    "Toy Story 2" is a kid's dream -- and in some ways a parent's nightmare
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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