• Issue of
  • Jul 27 - Aug 2, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 30
  • Spellbound


  • Candidate vows poisoned dogs and threats wont stop him
  • Local News
  • Candidate vows poisoned dogs and threats wont stop him

    Tom Huffman, in a heated battle to take the Republican nomination away from incumbent County Commissioner Betty Beedy, has had his dogs poisoned, his mailbox destroyed, his corporate credit card fraudulently used to secure pornographic Web sites and his campaign signs trashed.


  • Your Turn
  • Public Lands: Bigger is not better

    The $3 billion legislation, known as the Conservation and Reinvestment Act, has little to do with conservation, and will in fact perpetuate the degradation of federal lands.
  • Letters

    Readers of the CS Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Back Tracks

    Congressman Hefley maintains his support for sanctions against Iraq; Colorado Springs can boast to be home to one of the states worst examples of suburban sprawl; and in the wake of a financial crisis, District 11 must regain the trust of parents and voters.
  • Garden Daze

    Heres a tip for enriching your garden: layer materials in trenches next to your raised beds, creating a comfortable path in your garden for walking while at the same time creating compost.
  • Outsider
  • The Outsider

    Did you read about the garbage dump in Manila that collapsed, killing hundreds of people who made a living as scavengers? That's a good metaphor think the Internet and journalists.
  • Public Eye

    Mondays public candidate forum proved to be good practice for the plethora of Democrat/Republican showdowns heating up for November.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Big Jim Slade
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Big Jim Slade

    This week we highlight Big Jim Slade, hailed as "one of the best new rock bands out of Denver," who will be performing at Tres Hombres on Saturday, July 29.


  • Mommy Dearest
  • Film
  • Mommy Dearest

    Pedro Almodovars most recent film, All About My Mother, tears away traditional sexual boundaries and comments on the essence of femininity with an amazing directness.
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  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Green Party on the Black Top
    Green brothers break records at PPIR

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