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Fort Francisco Day

Visitors had a great time at the annual Francisco Fort Day celebration held Saturday, July 29 in La Veta. Photo by Jim Lambert

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Hidden history

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO —  Cemeteries contain so much of our history – collective and personal. Not all of Huerfano’s burying places are marked as

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1941: 50 years of change

by Nancy Christofferson LAS ANIMAS COUNTY—  Fifty years after Frank Hall published his 1891 History of Colorado in four volumes, another compendium of diverse information on

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The Big Snow

(and how it snowballed) by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO —  It was 1946, which hadn’t been much of a year despite being the peacetime everyone had

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Sopris revisited

by Nancy Christofferson SOPRIS — It happens that today, March 24, marks the 100th anniversary of the Sopris coal camp’s second worse day. At that

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