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UPDATE: Ranch Foods Direct beef recalled for possible E. Coli

We spoke with Dave Anderson, Ranch Foods Direct manager, about the recall over the phone. Anderson stressed that the recall...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-27-2016  |  Indy Blog

The importance of local food hubs

Hobbs Family Farm's Dan Hobbs has long been a familiar face on the area's agriculture front.  The purveyor of organic...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-27-2016  |  Indy Blog

Sanders delegate sees historic nature of Clinton nomination

The Democratic Party voted Tuesday to nominate the first woman as a major party candidate for president. A historic day...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-27-2016  |  Indy Blog

Indy: Printer error delays July 27 issue

Due to a printer error, the last eight pages of the July 27, 2016 Independent are missing. The weekly edition...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-27-2016  |  Indy Blog

Independence Center celebrates ADA anniversary

Tuesday marked the 26th anniversary of the day President George H. W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act, the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-26-2016  |  Indy Blog

Caffeine Crawl returns to Springs/Denver

On Saturday, Aug. 13, the Caffeine Crawl hits 11 local drink houses. Each of four different routes visits between five...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-26-2016  |  Indy Blog

Great speeches trump discord at DNC

With shouts of "Bernie or Bust" in the background, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to 1,500 of his delegates to the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-26-2016  |  Indy Blog

Heading for the DNC in Philadelphia

What does a delegate to the Democratic National Convention read on the journey there, as I ride coach with Gov...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-24-2016  |  Indy Blog

Photo tour: Sharptail Ridge

Located adjacent to Roxborough State Park north-west of Castle Rock, the Sharptail Ridge Trail is a delightful hike among tall,...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-23-2016  |  Indy Blog

Springs shows up for racial justice, answering national call-to-action

“I never thought it’d be someone I know,” said Myecha Taylor, holding a #JusticeForJesse sign outside the Pioneers’ Museum during...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

Local DNC (and Sanders) delegate speaks out before his journey

Mike Maday, a Colorado Springs resident and prominent activist in the Democratic party, has agreed to provide the Independent with...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

Distillery 291 releases High Rye

Following its awards sweep earlier this year, nearly 5-year-old Distillery 291 has announced new, limited seasonal whiskey releases ahead on...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

One Colorado asks LGBTQ residents to prioritize needs

One Colorado, a statewide LGBTQ rights organization, is once again asking for feedback from LGBTQ Coloradans. The organization provided a...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-21-2016  |  Indy Blog

Broadmoor makes move on city reservoir

News of secret dealings between the city's Colorado Springs Utilities and The Broadmoor to sell the Rosemont Reservoir to the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-21-2016  |  Indy Blog

Urban Peak breakfast hosts 900 people

Urban Peak's Off the Street Community Breakfast drew approximately 900 people Wednesday morning. The crowd gathered to support the nonprofit's...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-20-2016  |  Indy Blog

City produces Acker settlement document

Wednesady morning, the city responded to the Independent's records request by producing the agreement with Alexis Acker that it cited...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-20-2016  |  Indy Blog

City unveils plan to prevent flooding

Facing possible sanctions from the Environmental Protection Agency, the city has compiled a draft Stormwater Program Improvement Plan that's "designed to dramatically...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-20-2016  |  Indy Blog

6 bonus quotes from Mormon punk band Tartar Control

The two human members of hardcore Mormon band Tartar Control have a lot to say. So much so, in fact,...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-20-2016  |  Indy Blog

Commentary: CSPD operates under a veil of mystery

Many have said that sunshine is the best disinfectant. If that's true, then the Colorado Springs Police Department must be...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-20-2016  |  Indy Blog

UPDATE: Recount of District 4 race completed. Results unchanged.

The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office has completed the recount paid for by the campaign of El Paso County...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-19-2016  |  Indy Blog

Noam Chomsky endorses ColoradoCare

Noam Chomsky, famous political activist, author, and linguistics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has endorsed ColoradoCare. Voters will...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-19-2016  |  Indy Blog

Waller is new District 2 county commissioner

The fight is over for Mark Waller. The District 2 El Paso County Commissioner candidate won the primary for his...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-19-2016  |  Indy Blog

Sallie Clark to address national groups in Cleveland

Darryl Glenn isn't the only local making an appearance at a national event this week. He is speaking Monday night...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-18-2016  |  Indy Blog

Glenn to address RNC, and more on that criminal charge

As Darryl Glenn prepares to speak at the Republican National Convention at 7:30 p.m. Mountain Time Monday, here are a few...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-18-2016  |  Indy Blog

Photo tour: Hike Cheesman Canyon

Winding its way on along the Jefferson County side of the South Platte River, the Gill Trail through Cheesman Canyon...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-16-2016  |  Indy Blog

UPDATE: Colorado Native gets corny

We got another surprise from AC Golden today — a bottle of Colorado Native Plum, the first sour beer under...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-15-2016  |  Indy Blog

Pending CC/FAC alliance already adjusting plans

As updated here just one week ago, from an earlier teaser of plans to "forge a future together" back in...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-14-2016  |  Indy Blog

Willamette Market lures investors successfully

I reported in this week's Side Dish on the tentative mid-August opening of the Willamette Market & Deli, which reopens the...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-14-2016  |  Indy Blog

Stop the damage, and free ride, from grazing of public lands

Unauthorized grazing is widespread and should be penalized more aggressively, the Government Accountability Office reports in a new report issued...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-14-2016  |  Indy Blog

5 things you might not know about Darryl Glenn

This week, we feature Darryl Glenn, the whiz-bang candidate for U.S. Senate who seemingly came out of nowhere to win...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-14-2016  |  Indy Blog

Public Market dangles 'exciting developments'

In today's Indy we hear from newly appointed Colorado Springs Public Market board chair, also executive director of Cottonwood Center for...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  07-13-2016  |  Indy Blog

Eat Pussy Like a Porn Star

After performing in nearly 1,500 scenes with over 1,400 women and having won three AVN Awards I am more-than-qualified to speak on this matter.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Kurt Lockwood  |  05-29-2013  |  Sex

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-up

Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind.
Austin Chronicle  |  Staff  |  04-23-2014  |  Concerts

24 Occupy Asheville protesters arrested at Vance Monument

Without incident, 24 Occupy Asheville protesters were arrested at the city's downtown Vance Monument for willfully violating the 10 p.m. curfew at the park.
Mountain Xpress  |  Bill Rhodes  |  11-03-2011  |  #OCCUPY