Position: Special to the Herald
Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College.
GLENWOOD SPRINGS - Of all the gamblers and outlaws who rode the Old West, only one was a dentist. He died oftuberculosis in Glenwood Springs, one of the fastest, meanest card sharks of his day. ...
DATE: Jan. 10, 2010 |
ROCKWOOD - More than 125 years ago, hardworking San Juan pioneers built a wagon road from the struggling mining camp of Silverton to the Animas Valley. Now, under a proposed U.S. Forest Service...
DATE: Sept. 11, 2009 |
CATEGORY: Southwest Life
LAKE CITY - This month, 135 years ago, began the six-week ordeal in which starving and disoriented Alferd E. Packer stopped eating wild rose petals. Instead, trapped in the deep snows of the San...
DATE: Feb. 8, 2009 |
LEES FERRY, Ariz. - You had to struggle to make a living out here. You had to have real backbone," says Clela Johnson, whose grandfather worked at the Lonely Dell Ranch on the Paria River just...
DATE: Jan. 11, 2009 |
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Durango High School football defeats Bayfield High School on Friday night at DHS.
Fort Lewis College football opens their season on the Durango High School football field filling the stands.
Preservationists have nominated this rural church in southeastern La Plata County for a state endangered places program.
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