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Tour historic Colorado Springs homes with this new book Before I bought a house of my own, my parents' weekend hobby of visiting open houses as a family was staggeringly boring. Houses that didn't look identical were creepy and weird.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 26, 2015 02:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Andrea Modica show, inspired by Colorado mass grave, opens in Aurora In 1993, construction for a new wing of the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo led to the startling discovery of a mass grave. Nearly 100 bodies from a century ago were buried there, deceased patients unclaimed by family or friends.¦ [ Read more
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 26, 2015 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
More birth control = Fewer unintended pregnancies. Simple math until the leg gets involved. Back in 2008, the Colorado Department of Public Health and the Environment received a private, multi-year $23 million grant that allowed it to provide long-acting reversible contraception, including implants and intrauterine devices (IUDs), to low-income
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 7:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
The city didn't kill these. Now they're flourishing. Five years ago, in the midst of a crippling economic recession, Colorado Springs City Council considered closing the city's community centers. I wrote extensively about the proposal and about the contributions community centers make to the city (you can r
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Pale, male and stale If the Helen Collins recall succeeds, Jill Gaebler could be the lone elected woman in city government. by John Hazlehurst Apparently acting in coordination, the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs and Colorado Springs Forward announced th
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Hemp store to open, Jamaican alliance made CannaBiz by Griffin Swartzell Hemp from Granny A pair of Park County paramedics are bringing hemp back.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mike Clark: Bound to break form Reverb by Bill Forman If there were an ongoing award for Colorado Springs' Most Chameleonic Recording Artist, there's a really good chance Mike Clark would be giving more than a few acceptance speeches. In the decade since he first picked up an acoustic g
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
PJ's Bistro to reopen in old La Petite Maison spot; closings and upcoming events Side Dish by Matthew Schniper A new PJ's The longtime La Petite Maison spot at 1015 W. Colorado Ave., which most recently housed Le Bistro, won't be sitting vacant.¦ [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Doing the minimum Last week, Wal-Mart announced it would raise the pay of half a million workers, above the federal minimum wage. Should others follow suit? by Kendall Kullman Last week, Wal-Mart announced it would raise the pay of half a million workers, above the federal
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado
Girl with guitar Samantha Fish grapples with genre and gender issues by Chris Parker Early in Samantha Fish's career, the Kansas City blues phenom was presented with an opportunity that challenged her youthful idealism. Her friendship with artist/producer Mike Zito presen
Colorado Springs Independent | Feb 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Colorado Springs, Colorado