Andrew Gulliford

Position: Special to the Herald

Email: gulliford_a@fortlewis.edu

About: Andrew Gulliford is a professor of Southwest Studies and History at Fort Lewis College.

Outsider drums way into hearts of Tierra Amarilla residents

Tierra Amarilla, N.M. –Three Ravens is the coffee shop that drums built. In the economically depressed and deeply traditional northern New Mexican village of Tierra Amarilla, Korean-born drum-maker...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | COLUMN: Gulliford's Travels

Spanning the Ages

MARBLE CANYON, Ariz. - Something unexpected happened on my way across the bridge.Only two bridges top the Grand Canyon, and they sit side by side. I'd driven across the modern highway bridge a...

DATE: March 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Travel

The Doc is in

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 | CATEGORY: Travel

History at a price

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

Hunger for the Truth

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 | CATEGORY: Travel

Hardships at the Lonely Dell

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 | CATEGORY: Travel

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