• Issue of
  • Dec 18-24, 2003
  • Vol. 11, No. 51
  • Falling through the cracks



  • Your Turn

    Tobacco cash grab unwise
  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Outsider

    Floating along down the river
  • Livelong Days
  • Livelong Days

    What's happening this week in the big city-- highlights from our listings.
  • Frayed and gnarled'
  • IQ
  • Frayed and gnarled'

    We woke up Sunday to the news that Saddam Hussein, the Butcher of Baghdad, had been found hiding in a 6-foot-deep "spider hole." Described as "frayed and gnarled" and "very disoriented," Hussein was hiding just across the river from opulent palaces that he'd built on the backs of his countrymen -- an irony not lost on U.S. officials.

Food & Drink


  • Playing Around
  • Concerts
  • Playing Around

    Fans of the Indigo Girls and Melissa Etheridge will definitely like the singer-songwriter musings of Kim Char Meredith


  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

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


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