The Indy's cover story in the second week of November 1994 looked into the voter apathy that had reigned in midterm elections.
From "The New Deal":
Denver pollster Floyd Ciruli believes that this year's election was a vote against rather than for candidates and ballot questions. Few of the candidates running, including the high-profile politicians running for governor, generated much interest among people who aren't political junkies.
Local television stations declined to accept television ads from most political candidates, and devoted little news time to politicians running for local and statewide seats. ...
This election season, people have been talking about O.J., Susan Smith and the right or wrong of carrying concealed weapons.
Locals were trying to give a boost to one new construction project in the southern part of town.
From "Fund raising to finally begin":
Five months after optimistically promising the city council and El Paso County residents a Colorado Springs World Arena that would be up and running in 1996, its sponsors have announced a campaign to raise money to actually build the $40 million project. ...
So far, organizers have raised a little more than $20 million ... The El Pomar Foundation has donated $16.1 million, the Gates Land Company $1.5 million worth of land, the county another $291,000 and the Broadmoor $1 million.
And music writer Eric Bosse gave out a rare five-star album review — and explained why he was struggling to embrace the same album.
MTV Unplugged in New York is 53 minutes of genius at work. The songs are either indelibly brilliant Cobain originals or well chosen covers. ...
The real challenge in listening to MTV Unplugged in New York is loving these songs. Cobain and his music plead for admittance into the heart — but he's dead. He killed himself. How do you embrace this intensely passionate and beautiful musician when you know he'll break your heart?