• Issue of
  • Apr 27 - May 3, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 17
  • Caught Red-Handed


  • Red Handed
  • Cover Story
  • Red Handed

    With top managers' fingerprints all over it, the city's "bastard child" of a project leaves developers looking like poor little things
  • Local News
  • Beedy convert drops bid; Rodriguez vanishes

    A Republican candidate who recently lambasted County Commissioner Betty Beedy for her divisiveness and irresponsible comments has pulled out of the race and thrown her support behind her one-time nemesis. Meanwhile, the Democrats have apparently lost their lone candidate running in the District 2 race.
  • Local News
  • Shooter tries to torpedo gun show loopholes law

    Sponsors of a statewide initiative to close a loophole in gun show laws were stymied, but not particularly surprised, this week after a Colorado Springs gun advocate claimed their proposal violates the states single-subject law.
  • Local News
  • Citizens groups vow to reform D-11

    Concerned about the future of Colorado Springs largest school district, no fewer than three separate citizens groups have sprung up to bore into the problems facing the district.


  • Letters

    Readers of the CS Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Public Eye

    Sallie Clark gets booted out of a press briefing by City Manager Jim Mullen; the G names Thomas Mullen as new publisher; and Happy Tax Day roll around.
  • Outsider

    One of the enduring mysteries of Colorado Springs politics is the disconnect between our elected representatives and the people that they supposedly represent.
  • Domestic Bliss

    In the spring of 1972, my best friend David and I believed the world was on the brink of change. Perhaps that's why we did what we did the afternoon George Wallace was shot.
  • IQ: Who runs this town?
  • IQ
  • IQ: Who runs this town?

    It's the classic Colorado Springs debate: Do the developers wag the government's tail?

Food & Drink



  • Ladies' Night
  • Film
  • Ladies' Night

    Director Matt Williams has a solid handle on the rough-hewn, working class sensibility of white middle America, but shows in Where the Heart Is that he knows far less about structuring a movie whose story spans almost six years.
  • Film
  • Slam Dunk

    Even though Ive had a miserable personal experience with basketball, this did not diminish my enthusiasm for Love and Basketball.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Ice, Ice, Baby:
    Colorado Gold Kings go cup crazy

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