• Issue of
  • Jun 26 - Jul 2, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 26
  • 'Almost like they massacred them again'



  • Your Turn
  • 'Let it rain, let it snow'

    From the mothers in my family I learned what poverty and drought were like during the 1930s. To them, these were experiences so profound they became proper nouns: the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl.
  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • IQ: State of the union
  • IQ
  • IQ: State of the union

    Unions can be thanked for the 40-hour workweek, for laws against workplace discrimination, for workplace safety laws and for the minimum wage.
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happening this week in the big city-- highlights from our listings.
  • Well Heeled
  • Personal Space
  • Well Heeled

    Tuffy and Muffy are well heeled. But not just in the post-obedience school sense of the term. This 5-year-old brother and sister tag team are pure pedigree, tenth generation English Wire-Haired Terriers.
  • Public Eye
  • Attack of the angry e-mail army

    Ordinarily Public Eye has better things to do than to evaluate insulting comments that are hurled through the Internet by anonymous cranks on computers.

Food & Drink


  • In search of our own reality TV show
  • Culture Vulture
  • In search of our own reality TV show

    Pondering the recent lineup of reality TV shows this past week, I couldn't help but wonder: If it's so cheap and easy to produce these voyeuristic peep shows that have captured the imagination of the mass culture's lowest common denominator, shouldn't network producers be flocking to Colorado Springs, the realest of real realities!?


  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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