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Inmates riot over food

Bad food and short rations have inmates in an uproar, literally, with nine men charged on Thursday with crimes in...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-02-2016  |  Indy Blog

The Indy celebrates Best Of in style

It’s only appropriate to celebrate the Indy’s annual Best Of awards with the best party in the Springs, so that’s...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-02-2016  |  Indy Blog

AFA football coach uses tweets to evangelize

Back in 2004, then-Falcons coach Fisher DeBerry was officially reprimanded for hanging a banner in the football team's locker room...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-02-2016  |  Indy Blog

New hospital is like "a nice hotel"

The newest hospital in Colorado Springs has only 18 rooms, but is likened to "a nice hotel" by an official...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-01-2016  |  Indy Blog

UPATE: Did dinosaurs and humans co-exist? Flier at USAFA says yes.

UPDATE: This just in from the Air Force Academy: We have not received any complaints regarding the publication you reference.…...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-01-2016  |  Indy Blog

UPDATE: AFA cadet wears uniform for Christian testimonial

UPDATE: The YouTube recording was taken down sometime after 9:45 a.m. today. But it wasn't because the academy demanded that...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-30-2016  |  Indy Blog

A second look at Colorado Springs Forward's IRS report

Questions have arisen as to the accuracy of an IRS Form 990 filed by Colorado Springs Forward, a business nonprofit...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-30-2016  |  Indy Blog

Bee Vradenburg Foundation gifts $5,000 in surprise grants

It's always nice when hard work gets recognized. And last Wednesday, the Bee Vradenburg Foundation gave out five surprise $1,000...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-30-2016  |  Indy Blog

Utilities set to meet new clean-air standards, official says

There's been a lot of allegations tossed around regarding Colorado Springs Utilities' coal-fired power plants and whether they meet federal...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-29-2016  |  Indy Blog

Many local police officers honored for bravery

What's probably a record number of Colorado Springs Police officers were honored earlier this month with various medals for their...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-29-2016  |  Indy Blog

Appreciating the volunteers this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is now a couple days behind us. Turkey was consumed in mass quantities, and "Black Friday" was spent either...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-26-2016  |  Indy Blog

Marine Stewardship Council clarifies business model

Last week, we reported on UCCS's recent certification by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), affirming its commitment to serving sustainable seafood on...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-23-2016  |  Indy Blog

City releases PSA to help residents cope with tragic anniversaries

For many Colorado Springs residents, this is a hard season to weather. Two major shootings took place in our city...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-22-2016  |  Indy Blog

UPDATE: Trans Day of Remembrance on Sunday

At Sunday's Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil, local law enforcement agencies showed unexpected support, sending a police officer and sheriff’s...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-21-2016  |  Indy Blog

Club Q hosts Thanksgiving day community dinner

Nobody should have to eat Thanksgiving dinner alone. But that's the reality a lot of LGBTQ people — especially LGBTQ...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-21-2016  |  Indy Blog

New trail to connect Barr Trail and Jones Park

After 20 years of planning, local cycling group Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates, has begun work on what will be a...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  11-19-2016  |  Indy Blog

How I Put My Back into Chiropractic

A chiropractor? I'd never been to one, but I thought, I guess they're the docs to help with back trouble, right?
Seven Days  |  Meghan Dewald  |  01-18-2008  |  Science

Fueled Differently

The California startup Abundant Biofuels uses special shrub, strategy to produce green energy.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Mark C. Anderson  |  01-17-2008  |  Environment

God is Dead

Just kidding. He's fine. But in a predictably spineless move, all direct references to religion have been dropped from The Golden Compass.
The Portland Mercury  |  Allison Hallett  |  12-06-2007  |  Reviews