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  1. A good day for government transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    OK. OK. I realize not everyone gets excited about government disclosure . But I do, and most journalists do, so we just feel compelled to tell that it appears the city Audit Committee is on a path toward more openness.

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  2. Who should govern Springs Utilities?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    Last month, we reported a push by a few folk to revisit the issue of who oversees Colorado Springs Utilities . Back in September, John Cassiani , a former developer who's now leading a civic organization called Colorado Springs Forward , and Nor'wood Development Group executive Ralph Braden asked the Utilities Board to reopen debate about changing CSU's governance.

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  3. Have your say about helicopter trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

    A Chinook takes off from Camp Marmal in Afghanistan, at the foot of the Hindu Kush mountains. High altitude pilot traning is proposed for land southwest of Colorado Springs.

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  4. New king-maker group formedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    A group of Republicans in Colorado Springs has formed a for-profit organization to evaluate, develop and train candidates to "run and win with integrity," says one of its members, and the mayoral candidates in Colorado Springs are among those that will be evaluated. It's sort of odd that Republicans think they need to shape winners, when most office holders from El Paso County are Republicans.

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  5. The decorum of leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Twenty-five years ago, local artist Don Green addressed a group of wannabe local leaders at a "Citizens Goals" seminar. To one whose romantic notions of leadership had been shaped by wartime propaganda movies, it was a revelation.

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  6. 2008: Obama anger looks ugly in D-49Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    In the third issue of November 2008, J. Adrian Stanley reported on post-election shenanigans at Falcon School District 49's Stetson Hills Elementary. Shortly after the Nov. 4 election, a parent at the school began picking up and dropping off his child in a vehicle with the words "Fuck Obama" scrawled in large letters on the back.

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  7. GOP's post-election challenges, what's wrong with the Indy, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  8. Which way do we grow?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    More people need more homes, more businesses and more things to do. But can we get too much of a good thing? Who do you think is the most powerful person in Colorado Springs? I'm not sure, but I see the El Pomar Foundation everywhere.

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  9. Casino joins arena, police test cameras, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Broadmoor World Arena, which has shown losses in recent years, has inked a deal with the Double Eagle Hotel and Casino, announced Nov. 10. Double Eagle runs a casino and hotel in Cripple Creek. For an undisclosed sum, it becomes an "official sponsor through 2017," the World Arena said in a news release, and also gets to "rebrand" the arena's Wigand Room as "Double Eagle Casino Lounge."

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  10. City auditor takes on a dicey slate: IT, fleet, lawyers, Utilities, C4CRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Colorado Springs Independent

    Next year will bring an ambitious and controversial slate of work for the City Auditor's Office. But taxpayers might not be privy to detailed findings, unless a City Council committee changes its policy for how Auditor Denny Nester reports his investigations.

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  11. Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates build trails through building relationshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Crashing off a shiny, carbon-frame Borealis Bikes loaner, in front of a bunch of guys you first met about an hour earlier, hurts and is embarrassing. Luckily for this first-time mountain biker, these guys, who run Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates, are some of the nicest and most encouraging folks I've met recently.

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  12. From City for Champions to Banning-Lewis Ranch, David Jenkins has his hands in everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Colorado Springs Independent

    David Jenkins started out in a Tejon Street clothing store; today, he and son Chris rub elbows with policymakers like Councilor Jill Gaebler. Weekdays around noon, David Jenkins gets on his bicycle and pedals all over the city.

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  13. El Paso County will likely ban marijuana social clubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Today, the El Paso County Planning Commission voted 7 to 2 in favor of a measure that would essentially ban marijuana social clubs in unincorporated areas of the county. The full Board of County Commissioners will consider the ordinance at its next meeting and, considering previous votes on the subject, is likely to vote for the ban.

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  14. Business Alliance chief resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Like city managers, heads of chambers of commerce or economic development agencies apparently don't last long. Joe Raso , who came here less than three years ago , is heading out.

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  15. Incentivizing InfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Colorado Springs is finally taking the leap into really digesting and figuring out infill - at least we can all hope it is, as a committee has been appointed and they're off and running. The definition of infill can be pretty watered-down, just think back to the Springs' 2011 mayoral race when ALL the candidates spoke about the importance of infill.

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  16. News from the arts inboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Here's a variety of news, including something you can do tomorrow: GOCA will screen two episodes from the seventh season of Art21 , a Peabody Award -winning show on PBS , tomorrow at 3 p.m. GOCA is the only southern Colorado site to hold an Art21 screening. Season seven, which debuted in October, profiles 12 artists; Wolfgang Laib and Katharina Grosse are the subjects of the episodes to be screened at UCCS.

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  17. K9s get vestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Anything that makes our brave K9 officers safer is worthy of note, especially if you're a dog lover, and I am. So, we're happy to share a news release that came in this morning from Lt.

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  18. Makepeace kicks off mayoral campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Mary Lou Makepeace , nonprofit advocate and first female mayor of Colorado Springs, today outlined her platform for her new mayoral campaign before a crowd of about 120 supporters. Makepeace, who was introduced by City Councilor Jan Martin , framed her campaign based on three verbs: inspire , innovate and ignite .

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  19. Parking lots have got to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Colorado Springs Independent

    Soon after the El Paso County Courthouse opened in 1903, the building's lofty clock tower became a favorite perch for local photographers. Multiple images in Penrose Library's digital photographs show the central business district, as well as early aerial photos.

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  20. November 1994: Voter apathy, arena dreams and the Nirvana nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Colorado Springs Independent

    The Indy 's cover story in the second week of November 1994 looked into the voter apathy that had reigned in midterm elections. Denver pollster Floyd Ciruli believes that this year's election was a vote against rather than for candidates and ballot questions.

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