• Issue of
  • Oct 26 - Nov 1, 2000
  • Vol. 8, No. 43
  • Who are these people?


  • Local News
  • Bruce would make out like a bandit

    Douglas Bruce recently told the Independent that his Amendment 21 proposal would be a boon to "poor people and working-class families." But his claims of being a modern-day Robin Hood ring hollow for an economist who has analyzed the riches that Bruce himself would accumulate if voters approve his plan on Nov. 7.


  • Letters

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

    This story is nauseating, vile and despite the claims by gun proponents that the Independent and other media do not accurately cover gun issues true.
  • Outsider

    Like formerly unrepentant sinners diagnosed with a terminal disease, our peerless elected leaders seem to have suddenly gotten that old-time religion and are casting off their merry ways of yore.
  • Garden Daze

    Last night while crawling into bed I suddenly remembered what Id been meaning to tell Tim all day.
  • IQ: The witching hour
  • IQ
  • IQ: The witching hour

    One dark and stormy night my friend John and I went trick-or-treating and I took an extra bag telling all of the nice people with buckets of candy that my little brother was sick and that he wanted some candy too. Needless to say, I don't really have a little brother, but by the end of the night I had more candy than I knew what to do with.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Erika Luckett
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Erika Luckett

    This week we highlight Erika Luckett, winner of the Best Song award at the Northern California's Songwriters' Convention, who will be performing at the Acoustic Coffee Lounge on Saturday.


  • Artful Innocence
  • Film
  • Artful Innocence

    Two Family House, the Audience Awardwinner at this years Sundance Film Festival, is a heartwarming glance at America in the 1950s through the eyes of someone who clearly loves the films and music of that era.
  • Be Tickled
  • Film
  • Be Tickled

    The legend of Dr. Faustus has been around since the Middle Ages, and like all good legends, it just doesn't die. The latest incarnation is Bedazzled, a funny comedy starring Brendan Fraser.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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