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  1. Publisher defends Gazette's marijuana opinion dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Last night, the Columbia Journalism Review ran an interview with Gazette publisher Dan Steever , closing this fraught chapter in the publisher's tenure. The opinion series "reads like a fact-dumping, approach to proving the argument that pot legalization in Colorado was a bad idea," writes CJR reporter Corey Hutchins, who's based in Colorado Springs.

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  2. County recognizes 'Friends of the NRA Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Colorado Springs Independent

    It's that time of the year again. Flowers are blooming, snow is giving way to rain, and our El Paso County commissioners are pledging their support for a fundraising arm of the foundation side of one of the most powerful and divisive advocacy organizations in the nation .

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  3. Laura Neumann returns to the leisure bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Laura Neumann , Mayor Steve Bach 's former chief of staff, has taken on the general manager position at Garden of the Gods Club and Resort . But as she explains in an email: The new owners of Garden of the Gods Club and Resort are true pioneers in every sense of the word.

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  4. Suthers survives a 'constitutional challenge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Not all campaign events are held in big auditoriums with cameras rolling and media asking pertinent questions. Some take place in living rooms, back yards, coffee shops and bars.

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  5. Councilor targeted, Bustang delay, new undersheriff and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    "Irresponsible, despicable and unworthy of Colorado Springs" is how the Larry Bagley campaign describes a website opposing him in the race for the City Council District 2 seat. Bagley has occupied the seat, vacated by mayoral candidate Joel Miller, since having been appointed in December.

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  6. Collins criticized for K.C. buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    City Councilor Helen Collins, who's facing a recall election April 7 and an ethics complaint regarding a land deal with tax-limitation author Douglas Bruce, is now coming under scrutiny for numerous code violations at two apartment buildings she owns in Kansas City, Missouri. Citing "negative activity" at the pair of three-story buildings, Tom Ribera with the Independence Plaza Neighborhood Council, Inc., urges Collins in a March 16 letter to "effectively manage the property for the safety of the neighborhood."

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  7. Got beefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    A month ago, we detailed Colorado Springs School District 11's struggle to keep its much-lauded Good Food Project alive in the face of underfunded government mandates for free and reduced-cost meals. When a milk-price increase pinched D-11's budget, director of food and nutrition services Rick Hughes felt compelled to cancel his seven-year standing contract with Ranch Foods Direct for local, antibiotic- and hormone-free ground beef.

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  8. Seven Days to LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Colorado Craft Beer Week is dangerous. Our state's prodigious production of excellent craft beer can make seven whole days vanish.

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  9. Climate change: Deal with itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Going to forums and listening to mayoral and City Council candidates focus on transient problems can be dismaying and depressing. It's as if Colorado Springs existed in a self-directed bubble, unaffected by the problems of the larger world.

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  10. Fastest woman on the InclineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Allie McLaughlin stepped on the first railroad tie at the base of the Incline and began her ascent up the ragged old railway bed. The steep climb known for dishing out punishing workouts had become her friend - or perhaps a habit - in the summer of 2010.

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  11. Horses at Bear Creek, change at the senior center, hungry kids, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    To ensure a diversity of topics and viewpoints in print, the Independent gives priority to letters that are 300 words or fewer. We reserve the right to shorten longer letters, and to edit all letters for clarity and factual accuracy.

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  12. The word on an apothecary, chocolatier, cupcake biz and a cocktail compRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Manitou Springs' embattled Local First Grocer has closed for business at 116 Caon Ave. - visit our IndyBlog for more on that - but the storefront won't sit vacant. Anna's Apothecary , the herb-and-tincture company previously housed inside the co-op, has taken over half of the space, while chocolatier Radiantly Raw will occupy the other half by late May. Also by that time, Radiantly Raw will assume part of another retail space inside the The Cupcake Doctor , which is moving from 6455 Omaha Blvd. to 3312 Austin Bluffs Pkwy., and opening full-scale mid-April.

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  13. Collins criticized for K.C. buildings, new undersheriff and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Colorado Springs Independent

    "Irresponsible, despicable and unworthy of Colorado Springs" is how the Larry Bagley campaign describes a website opposing him in the race for the City Council District 2 seat. Bagley has occupied the seat, vacated by mayoral candidate Joel Miller, since having been appointed in December.

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  14. Gazette employees reportedly could be fired for commenting on marijuana storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Colorado Springs Independent

    According to national media reporter Jim Romenesko , employees at the Colorado Springs Gazette are being told to sit down and shut up when it comes to its recent marijuana series, "Clearing the Haze," which, as we reported , is plagued with ethical problems. " Gazette employees have been strongly discouraged from commenting on or sharing opinions about the series," Romenesko quotes a source anonymous to readers.

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  15. Planes, Trains or AutomobilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Flying , frequent flying, like taking a flight every few weeks as I tend to do for work, is a strange phenomenon for most English people. England is small - fitting into America 's largest state, Alaska , more than 10 times - and flying from one end of the country to other isn't commonplace, unless you're a top-tier professional football team.

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  16. How not to approach the produce departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    I'm guessing you're among those excited about the coming of Spring . Warmer days, shorter nights, readopting your health-related resolutions and spending more time enjoying natures' finest fruits and veggies .

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  17. Mental health and outdoor exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    We've all experienced it; those moments of clarity when you're out on the trail. Your heart is pumping a little faster, you're breathing a little heavier, and your muscles are letting you know they're working harder.

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  18. Revisiting Palmer's vision: Building heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Colorado Springs Independent

    As most Springs' residents know, General William Jackson Palmer is attributed to the design of our city today - the original, historic downtown portion anyway. He was methodical with how the city should be oriented in its design and did a great job utilizing many of the elements of historical planning, especially with capturing the important views.

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  19. Final SDS pipe arrives for installationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Dignitaries and others were on hand Wednesday to mark the arrival of the final piece of pipe in the 50-mile water pipeline from Pueblo Reservoir to a water treatment plant, under construction, on the city's east side. Despite overpaying for homes that didn't wind up in the path of the project, despite making a lot of enemies in Pueblo County by cutting through backyards, despite court challenges over questions of discharged water through Fountain Creek, despite all that, the Southern Delivery System is finally almost done.

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  20. So, how many potholes could have been filled ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    OK, OK. Maybe too much has been made of Mayor Steve Bach 's so-called book about how wonderful his term as mayor was, or wasn't.

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