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.

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