• Issue of
  • Oct 4-10, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 40
  • Black Forest Battle



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • IQ: Losing the Drug War
  • IQ
  • IQ: Losing the Drug War

    A full-on 83 percent of Colorado voters believe the government's "war on drugs" has done absolutely nothing to reduce drug availability, drug use or drug-related crime, according to a poll conducted by Ridder/Braden, Inc. on behalf of the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.
  • Public Eye

    The idea police, it seems, are out in force.
  • Outsider

    Like it or not, our national crisis has created a new political order.

Food & Drink



  • What the World Needs Now
  • Film
  • What the World Needs Now

    With the withdrawal from release of special effects driven disaster films, macho revenge dramas and anything remotely political, Hollywood must now decide what flavor of candy to feed an escape-hungry public at the movies. In the case of Serendipity, the product is sweet but ultimately flavorless.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.
  • Unflinching Eye
  • Visual Arts
  • Unflinching Eye

    Denver Art Museum hosts Alice Neel collection a taste of the best of 20th-century American art


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