• Issue of
  • Nov 8-14, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 45
  • She



  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor.
  • Peak Experience
  • I Spy
  • Peak Experience

    Urban Peak shows local homeless youth the way off the streets
  • IQ: Afghanistan and anthrax
  • IQ
  • IQ: Afghanistan and anthrax

    Afghanistan and anthrax are dominating the headlines, but we are starting to refocus equally on the news of our own back yards.
  • Public Eye

    Enough is enough. Since 1998, nine inmates have died while incarcerated in El Paso County jails.
  • Outsider

    So rather than analyze the latest dreary election, let's honor a couple of wonderful old guys with close Colorado Springs ties, one recently deceased, and one still with us.
  • Domestic Bliss

    Now that we have a new government agency, dubbed with the comforting title "Office of Homeland Security," Im wondering what that term, homeland security, really means.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around: Faun Fables
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around: Faun Fables

    The ethereal duo of sylvan singer Dawn McCarthy and her guitarist-lover Nils Frykdahl places their physical home near the San Francisco Bay, but their folk melodies are wrung from somewhere ancient, heavily treed and cloaked in grey mist.


  • Power Cliché
  • Film
  • Power Cliché

    This years offering from David Mamet, Heist, is in step with his best work.
  • Film
  • Monstropolicious

    Monsters, Inc. has a lot to recommend it. There's a ton of tongue-in-cheek humor, and frame after frame is packed with pop cultural references, sight gags and just plain cool action. The writers clearly went to town.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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