Position: Special to the Herald

Email: gulliford_a@fortlewis.edu

FLC retrieves historic images from unstable negatives

Treasure comes in many forms. Husbands and wives. Children. And rare historic photographs not seen in 100 years. I paid my way through a Ph.D. by teaching photojournalism, American history and...

DATE: May 11, 2016 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

As Lake Powell recedes, Glen Canyon reveals its secrets

Drought will alter the Southwest. Climate change means longer, hotter summers. “What happens under the turquoise skies of the continent’s most celebrated landscapes will presage changes that...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Josie Bassett: As wild as the frontier

A pioneer mother accused of murdering one of her husbands isn’t a likely candidate for Women’s History Month, but then Josie Bassett wasn’t a typical pioneer, either. She lived a lonely life...

DATE: March 9, 2016 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

In southeastern Utah, the Procession Panel speaks across time

High on a red rock ridge in southeastern Utah lies a petroglyph panel that depicts a fundamental shift in the lives of prehistoric Pueblo peoples. A millennium ago, individual ceremonies and...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2016 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Miners’ secret cabin is a marvel in the snowy San Juans

It’s always winter and deep snow when I think about a hidden cabin a friend showed me in the San Juans. Up a steep, narrow gorge, on a short ridge below a major mountain, shaded by dark timber on...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2016 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

19th-century fur trapper Denis Julien traveled against the current

Above the white sand beaches in Whirlpool Canyon lies a 19th-century secret lightly etched in ancient stone. Two initials and the date 1838 tell of a lost world and one man’s singular perseverance....

DATE: Dec. 9, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

FLC students ascend Fourteeners to raise mental health awareness

I have nothing but respect for Fort Lewis College students. We take young minds and hope to inspire and prepare students for a lifetime of learning and diverse careers, yet often our students...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Couple restores mining-era boardinghouse outside Silverton

Dr. Bob Brokering always wanted a little log cabin in the woods, so when his wife was in Europe, he bought one. Only it wasn’t little. It was the historic miners’ boardinghouse adjacent to the...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

New life for a Boulevard original

For years, I’ve led downtown Durango walking tours by starting at the train depot, walking north on Main Avenue to El Rancho Tavern, then east to East Third Avenue and south to College Drive. I...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Art in the aspens

Thousands of domestic sheep once grazed in the mountains of the San Juan National Forest near Pagosa Springs. Now there are none. High country sheep grazing allotments are vacant, and the only...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

A century old, Dinosaur National Monument deserves additional protections

We launched our rafts on the Yampa River at Deer Lodge Park, lunched at Stubs Cabin, stayed at Ponderosa Camp and ran Little Joe and Big Joe rapids. On our second afternoon, we pulled into...

DATE: July 8, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Where pioneers are buried: La Plata County’s historic cemeteries

She was dying as she took her place on the wooden wagon. Wrapped in quilts and an oil cloth against the cold pelting rain, her relatives spoke urgently, encouraging the team of horses. But it was...

DATE: June 10, 2015 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

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