• Issue of
  • Jan 13-19, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 2
  • The buzz at the statehouse


  • Our Gang
  • Cover Story
  • Our Gang

    El Paso County's legislative delegation is a baker's dozen of wacky Republicans
  • Local News
  • Group pushes for halt to new prisons

    Standing next to a stark, black-and-white chart showing the number of prisoners behind bars in Colorado, activist Christie Donner rattles off statistics that she says support her call for a moratorium on new prison construction in the state.


  • Letters

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

    I live down the alley from an elementary school, and on the rare days when I'm at home and school is in session, I can sometimes hear the sing-song rhythm of little girls playing hand-slapping games.
  • IQ: Legislature 2000
  • IQ
  • IQ: Legislature 2000

    Every week, the Independent takes to the streets, in search of your opinion on the latest, breaking news.
  • Outsider
  • Open House

    The Legislature is in session. Five simple words, and what terrors they evoke!
  • Public Eye

    JonBenet has become a cottage industry all its own, as witnessed in the February issue of "Brills Content"; and the Associated Press reported this week on a legislative bill being introduced that would change the way Colorados Lt. Governor is chosen.

Food & Drink


  • The Playlist
  • Bang und Strum
  • The Playlist

    CD reviews of Tom Taylors "The Crossing," Stephen Scotts "New Music for Bowed Piano," Dave Matthews Bands "Listener Supported," and The Deads "So Many Roads."


  • Under a Spell
  • Film
  • Under a Spell

    Reviews of "Snow falling on Cedars", "Cider House Rules", and "Magnolia"
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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