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The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

Folks living in Pagosa Country are blessed more than they realize by the quality of their hometown library. Much of the credit for the existence of such a wonderful library…

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

Folks living in Pagosa Country are blessed more than they realize by the quality of their hometown library. Much of the credit for the existence of such a wonderful library…

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

This is the third and final column about Dr. Mary Winter Fisher. This week we pick up on Fisher as she moves into Pagosa Springs and begins her medical practice…

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We’re in the middle of writing about Dr. Mary Winter Fisher. As we pick up the threads of our anecdotal story from last week, Fisher is horseback in the blackness…

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We’re in the middle of writing about Dr. Mary Winter Fisher. As we pick up the threads of our anecdotal story from last week, Fisher is horseback in the blackness…

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We don’t have to be too observant to realize that the history of the place we live in is described by place names. We live in Archuleta County, surrounded by…

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We don’t have to be too observant to realize that the history of the place we live in is described by place names. We live in Archuleta County, surrounded by…

A changing Pagosa Country

One of the most common discussion topics among a group of old-timers is, “What ever happened to the good old days? Have you noticed how much things have changed?” One…

A changing Pagosa Country

A changing Pagosa Country

One of the most common discussion topics among a group of old-timers is, “What ever happened to the good old days? Have you noticed how much things have changed?” One…

You remember that song, right?

Last week, I waxed sentimental and talked about milking the cow back about 1942 at a time when World War II was in full swing Atlantic and Pacific and I…