• Issue of
  • Apr 6-12, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 14
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  • Local News
  • Blustery Beedy attempts to seize board majority

    As county Republican and Democratic party activists gear up for next week's caucuses, the question is not as much whether Beedy will secure a reelection stronghold. Instead, some Republicans are toying with the notion that Beedy will be able to manipulate a majority on the board on which she now serves.


  • Your Turn
  • Mickey Mouse Network Participates In Abuse

    Nearly five years after its purchase of ABC, the Disney Company made history in late March by subjecting a confused 6-year-old boy to a preposterous "interview." For ABC News superstar Diane Sawyer, it was all in a day's work. But former viewers of The Mickey Mouse Club had good reason to cringe.
  • Letters

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

    The urge toward spring cleaning is a natural phenomenon, a visceral response to being cooped up all winter with growing mounds of stuff.
  • Outsider

    Looking at agenda items for the March 27th Council meeting, you'd think that nothing much was going on; just your basic city government moving sluggishly forward. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find a few nasty surprises.
  • Public Eye

    Channel 11s airs a report by a government agency and Gov. Owens spat with Barbara Walters gets good ole Bill in the spotlight.

Food & Drink

  • Summer Year-Round
  • Dining Reviews
  • Summer Year-Round

    When I was a kid, the one place we were allowed to go was The Drive-In. The 50s-era sign, complete with a glowing hamburger that Winpy would be proud of, sent out a beckoning glow through the summer twilight.
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  • Playing Around: Dio
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Dio

    This week we highlight Dio, the heavy-metal band with a literary flair, who will be performing at the Colorado Music Hall on Fri., April 7.
  • Playlist
  • Bang und Strum
  • Playlist

    A play-by-play of the latest releases of Yonder Mountain String Band, Yo, Flaco!, and Old 97s.


  • Unearthing <i>homo musicanus</i>
  • Film
  • Unearthing homo musicanus

    High Fidelity is blessed with the great combination of subtle screenwriting and strong performances by a whole cast of characters.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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