• Issue of
  • Sep 14-20, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 37
  • The State of the Stage


  • Local News
  • Alleged assault rattles metaphysical group

    A misdemeanor sexual assault charge against a man who practices New Age energy healing has thrown a small, local metaphysical church into turmoil as the victim of the alleged assault accuses the groups leaders of trying to cover up the incident.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Garden Daze

    Now that I garden in a mountain desert, I nurture my tropical roots by cramming all manner of bold, brassy heat and sunworshipping plants into an area called the Sun Garden.
  • I Spy
  • Book Review

    For years Japanese writer Haruki Murakami has been hugely popular with American critics, but until now his enigmatic and playful novel Norwegian Wood has been unavailable.
  • Outsider

    In the interest of making the city government more efficient, the argument for paving the Pikes Peak Highway remains rational and compelling.
  • Public Eye

    Trouble in the Sumatran province of Aceh as three U.N. workers were killed by West Timorese militias; Roman Catholic activists protest the U.S.s militant posture against Iraq and toward outer space at Peterson Air Force Base; and a few quotable quotes from our favorite foreign policy expert, George W. Bush.

Food & Drink

  • The DOG father
  • Dining Reviews
  • The DOG father

    Contrary to popular opinion, all hot dogs are not the same. The folks at Hot Dogs & Other Goodies prove they understand the subtleties which make up a great dog.
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  • Playing Around: Earth Crisis
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Earth Crisis

    This week we highlight Earth Crisis, leaders of the modern metal genre, who will be performing at the Colorado Music Hall on Sunday, September 17 at 7 p.m.


  • Genre Bender Deluxe
  • Film
  • Genre Bender Deluxe

    Long live the Hollywood genre movie or, in the case of Nurse Betty, the Hollywood genre bender movie.
  • Film
  • Bad Act

    Keanu Reeves is about as menacing as a sleeper sofa in the not so impressive Watcher.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Olympians Among Us
    Colorado Springs cheers its athletes on to Sydney

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