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Learn all about the cops The Colorado Springs Police Department invites citizens to learn more about the CSPD and how they operate. You can even ride along with an officer on patrol.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | 7 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Manitou RMJ opening goes exactly how you'd expect Right now, anyone over 21 can go to Manitou and buy weed from a clean, well-lit store.Five years ago, that would have been astonishing. In six weeks, it will be a non-event — another familiar storefront along Manitou Avenue.But yesterday was opening day
Colorado Springs Independent | 7 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Manitou Springs opened to recreational marijuana today At around 4:20 p.m., the frantic staff at Manitou Springs' first recreational-marijuana store, Maggie's Farm, sold an eighth of an ounce of bud to Manitou Springs City Councilor Kevin “Sarge” Mac Donald and officially kicked off a new era in the small
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 31, 2014 11:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Elected city attorney measure passes muster A proposed ballot measure that would make the Colorado Springs city attorney an elected official — rather than appointed by the mayor and confirmed by City Council — got the green light by the city's Title Board today, which means it could land on the
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 10:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Beer: The fundraiser of choice New Belgium Brewing Co. just released stats on July 17's Clips Beer & Film Tour that brought 1,600 folks to America the Beautiful Park. They say $12,018 was raised, up 120-percent from 2013. That money goes to Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates and UpaDowna,
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Court orders Boulder to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples While a full resolution to the larger issue is likely still months off, Attorney General John Suthers scored a victory in the fight over same-sex marriage yesterday.Suthers, who is defending Colorado's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage against myria
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 4:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jewel sings the 'Colorado Springs Song' I had no idea the singer Jewel wrote a song about Colorado Springs when she played the Pikes Peak Center in June 2010, but this morning the Waldo Waldo Facebook page posted a link and my life has never been the same.Of course, I'm sure it was a transforma
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Trailers: Opening this week Take a look at the movies opening this week. Take a look at the movies opening this week. Guardians of the Galaxy (PG-13)¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
As local retailers take a beating from online sales, the rest of us get bruised, too by Jeff Koch In 2013, Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, took in $75 billion in revenue, a figure greater than the CIA estimates the entire GDP of Cuba to be. That's obviously a lot of stuffed virtual shopping carts — and thus, a lot of empty
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Equine-assisted therapy helps clients consciously manage behavior and emotions by Anna Palmer The mare's ears flick back with the slightest movement of her penmates, a hesitant, unsure behavior that echoes my own. I tentatively stroke her coarse black hair.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Jul 30, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado