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Skateboarders hit Pikes Peak Personally, my interest in skateboarding ended some time in 1988, when I decided that laying belly-down on a board while plummeting down a hill was a good idea. I'm pretty sure I left a dent in someone's parked car with my face. Be that as it may, I am no
Colorado Springs Independent | 4 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Nonstop hip-hop showcase tonight While you're waiting for Indy Music Award-winning emcees Stoney Bertz, Che Bong and Mad Trees to play this Thursday's IMA Festival, you can get a maintenance dose of local and national rap tonight at Speak Easy Vape Lounge. In addition to Denver's M
Colorado Springs Independent | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
UPDATE: EcoCabins: Some like it tiny One more show of support for the tiny-home trend: EcoCabins earned the People's Choice Award at the 2014 Parade of Homes in the under $300,000 category. The Parade Model will now remain on display through October's end at the Western Museum of Mining and
Colorado Springs Independent | 10 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Lathen declares for mayor El Paso County Commissioner Amy Lathen, who represents District 2, will run for mayor of Colorado Springs.Lathen is known for her conservative stances. As a commissioner, she's been a strong proponent of gun rights and a frequent critic of the federal g
Colorado Springs Independent | Sep 1, 2014 7:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
John Rocker: Train Wreck Survivor I was halfway through writing a post about the difficulty I was having with intellectually reconciling the notion of the ALS ice-bucket challenge as both silly Internet fad and light-hearted fundraiser. Phew!¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments o
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 31, 2014 2:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
My boyhood as a girl Transgender: a term for people whose gender identity, expression or behavior is different from those typically associated with their assigned sex at birth. -National Center for Transgender Equality-As I was growing up in the '70s, the boys department at S
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 30, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Cyclist appreciation from a non-cyclist Full disclosure: I am NOT a cyclist. I'm pretty sure the title may have clued you in, but just in case you're one of these, “Oh maybe she's going somewhere witty with this” kind of people, let me just stop you and repeat: I do not ride bicycles.
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 30, 2014 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
More Incline alternatives, and a few kid-friendly trail suggestions First, some more alternatives to satisfy your Incline withdrawal:Heizer Trail, Cascade: This trail winds it's way up steep switchbacks to an unnamed peak, with 2000' of elevation gain from the trailhead to the summit. There are great views down Highwa
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 30, 2014 1:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Panel on infill development to be appointed Mayor Steve Bach has long held that the city should encourage development on vacant land throughout the city before spreading its wings on the fringes. It makes sense, he says, because it's easier and less costly to deliver services to concentrated areas
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 29, 2014 10:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Elephant Revival added to Nickel Creek show Nederland indie-folk band Elephant Revival still can't match the track record of Nickel Creek, a California acoustic trio that has a Grammy Award plus a Top 10 comeback album under its belt. But over the past seven years, during which Nickel Creek went
Colorado Springs Independent | Aug 29, 2014 6:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado