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Mighty Diamonds and Pato Banton battle it out tonight — Posted By Bill Forman on Thu, Jan 29, 2015 at 6:52 PM click to enlarge Je suis irie! In what can only be described as a random act of Jah, two internationally famous reggae acts are simultaneously performing across town from each other in Colorado Springs tonight.
Jan 29, 2015

Two of reggae's best-known acts are playing competing gigs in Colorado Springs tonight. How is that even possible?

Colorado top state for theater, music, museum visits — Posted By Edie Adelstein on Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 3:58 PM click to enlarge Monday, Ray Mark Rinaldi of the Denver Post wrote an expansive article on more detailed findings from the National Endowment for the Arts' recent arts engagement studies (which we discussed here).

Coloradans love a man in and out of uniform — click to enlarge It must be a weird time to be a police officer in America. As a cop, you've never been safer on your job than right now, but there's never been a more lethal time to be on the other end of your gun.
Jan 28, 2015

I did the important work of finding people who want to have sex with cops.

Eye in the sky? | Cover Story | Colorado Springs Independent — Some guy brandishing a weapon. A high-speed chase. Missing children in the vicinity of rising waters. Site security for a presidential visit to Peterson Air Force Base. All are situations in which the Colorado Springs Police Department used its air unit, before it was shut down in 2009 due to a budget crunch.
Jan 28, 2015

#CSPD wants a helicopter. Take a virtual demonstration flight. @csindependent

Lofty proposal | Cover Side | Colorado Springs Independent — The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is heading a coalition that seeks to bring a potentially revolutionary firefighting program to the city. The Center of...

Hole-y land | Local News | Colorado Springs Independent — A couple of weeks ago, Ricky Morris says, his wife was driving his "baby," a Chevy Silverado, down Centennial Boulevard in the snow when it came to an abrupt stop. She wasn't sure what was going on at first, he says.