• Issue of
  • Mar 1-7, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 9
  • Life at the Edge of the Frame


  • Police State
  • Cover Story
  • Police State

    Judges' findings of cops' reckless and untrue statements raise questions of credibility
  • Cops Thrash Men After Hot Tub Party Gets Noisy
  • Local News
  • Cops Thrash Men After Hot Tub Party Gets Noisy

    What started as a night of hot-tubbing with a few friends ended in a humiliating arrest for a Colorado Springs man who sustained abrasions and bruises over much of his body after police dragged him naked down an icy sidewalk and driveway.


  • Your Turn
  • Economic chivalry is not dead

    Last week, a group of capitalist heavy-hitters decided to put their conscience above their self-interest by coming out against the repeal of the estate tax. Economic chivalry seems to be alive and kicking.
  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • IQ: Colorado Springs' finest
  • IQ
  • IQ: Colorado Springs' finest

    We've all had mixed experiences with the constabulatory. Some time or other the police have come to our aid or saved our heinies, and most of us have been given at least one youthful break by a cop who probably could have had us hung from the yardarm.
  • Outsider

    Heres a simple, even idiotic, little truism: News is only news when something happens.
  • Public Eye

    Halliday is a former Assistant Secretary General with the United Nations and former coordinator of the UNs humanitarian program in Iraq. This week hes in Colorado Springs talking about U.S. policy in Iraq.
  • Steppin Up
  • Web Extra
  • Steppin Up

    Denver Center Theater Company swings for the fences with 1933

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Lunasa
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Lunasa

    This week we highlight the Irish quintet Lunasa, called the "hottest acoustic group on the planet" by the Irish Voice, who will be performing at the Fine Arts Center on Thursday, March 1.


  • Return to Sender
  • Film
  • Return to Sender

    Do not be deceived. 3000 Miles to Graceland is a despicable film that has about as much to do with Elvis or Elvis impersonators as Memphis has with maple syrup.
  • Film
  • Comic Book Overkill

    I suspect that director Harry Selick's major problem with Monkeybone is that he tried to do way too much.
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Serious About Stanley
    The Avalanche are setting the tableand leaving room for the Cup

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