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Council says no to parks ballot issue Supporters of a proposed ballot question to provide $8 million a year for Colorado Springs parks suffered a bitter defeat Tuesday, as the City Council voted 6-3 against sending the issue to the city attorney to prepare wording for a ballot issue.The vote
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 11, 2017 03:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Glenn chosen as El Paso County Commission president For the first time since he was first elected six years ago, El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn has been chosen by his fellow commissioners to chair the board. Of course, now the position is called president, not chair, so it's President Glenn for t
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 11, 2017 12:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Modbo and SPQR plan to go in different directions Big changes are in store for The Modbo and SPQR, two well-loved local art galleries that, historically, have functioned almost as one. Modbo/SPQR co-owner Lauren Ciborowski announced this morning that, moving forward, the businesses are going to go in sep
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 10, 2017 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UPDATE: Parks benefit Colorado Springs economically, study shows UPDATE:Regarding the question of who's funding the use of The Broadmoor for this event, the city communications office offers this: El Pomar's Pikes Peak Recreation and Tourism Heritage Series is hosting the release event for the TPL economic benefit st
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 10, 2017 6:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Save Cheyenne raises money to challenge Strawberry Fields land deal On Sunday, backers of an effort to overturn the city's deal to trade Strawberry Fields open space to The Broadmoor got together at Rico's downtown to raise money to fund their legal challenge. Save Cheyenne, a nonprofit that sprang amid debate last year o
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 9, 2017 10:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Alt-right' agitator Milo Yiannopoulos named LGBTQ Nation's 'Person of the Year' LGBTQ Nation, an online news magazine that claims to be a leading news source for LGBTQ people (and runs other LGBTQ-focused websites such as Queerty and GayCities), has named Milo Yiannopoulos its “Person of the Year.” Yes, we're talking about the
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 9, 2017 10:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UPDATE: Colorado Springs wind storm wreaks havoc UPDATE: This just in: Due to extreme high winds in the area, Colorado Department of Transportation is restricting travel of high profile vehicles in El Paso County.¦
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 9, 2017 5:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will voters be allowed to decide on parks funding? It's no secret to city parks users that our city parks are in need of repairs, maintenance and development. After taking huge budget cuts during the last recession, the parks department was forced to stop watering grass and picking up trash, and forced to
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 9, 2017 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will Colorado Springs' mayor be tapped for federal judgeship? News over the past two months has focused on who Donald Trump is choosing to fill various cabinet and other posts. Now, we hear that our own Mayor John Suthers might be in line for a presidential appointment, and he's not denying that he might be interest
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 6, 2017 5:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Excitment over Coachella reminds the world of Anschutz's ties to anti-LGBTQ organizations Ah, Coachella. Whatever your personal feelings about writhing around outdoors with thousands of drunk people while watching “the greats” on a stage too far away to see, there's no denying it's one of the most anticipated music festivals of the yea
Colorado Springs Independent | Jan 5, 2017 11:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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