• Issue of
  • Apr 19-25, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 16
  • Bye Bye Birdie


  • Local News
  • Public-private cooperation may be recycling's future

    The likely future of recycling can be glimpsed in the intentions of City Council members Sallie Clark and Richard Skorman to explore ways for city government to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of recycling efforts in Colorado Springs.


  • Letters

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

    Phew am I relieved. All these years, I've been worried about the effect of sprawl on Colorado Springs. But according to the Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation, Colorado Springs isn't sprawling at all.
  • IQ: Respecting the Big Momma
  • IQ
  • IQ: Respecting the Big Momma

    Every week, the Independent takes to the streets, in search of your opinion on the latest, breaking news.
  • Outsider

    In an era when a Republican governor and a Republican president are cutting taxes, whatever led Mary Lou Makepeace and the Lords of the Universe to think that the single most Republican city in the country would vote to raise em?
  • I Spy
  • I Spy

    By Any Other Name
    The Plants of Shakespeare

Food & Drink

  • Crock and Wok
  • Food News
  • Crock and Wok

    Its no secret that food is the hub around which much of human social interaction revolves. But food can be a worthy nonsocial tonic as well. And with a Crock-Pot or a wok, there's nothing to it.
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  • Playing Around: Robin and Linda Williams
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Robin and Linda Williams

    One day I was listening to Prairie Home Companion and heard such a wonderful song that I actually turned to look at the radio. Of course, it was Robin and Linda Williams & Their Fine Group.


  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Tea Time
  • Literature
  • Tea Time

    An interview with culinary mystery writer Diane Mott Davidson


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