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Doctoral fellow to talk on the Colorado River

By Julie Tapley-Booth Special to The PREVIEW The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College hosts Sara A. Porterfield’s lecture “The Colorado River in Global Perspective” on Monday, Oct.…

War between Utes and whites threatened to erupt without warning

War between Utes and whites threatened to erupt without warning

During the pioneer year of 1879 in Pagosa Country history, war between Ute and the white newcomers threatened to erupt without warning. We’ve been repeating a story written in July…

1879 Pagosa Country: A powder keg waiting to explode

1879 Pagosa Country: A powder keg waiting to explode

Pagosa Country in 1879 was a powder keg waiting to explode. The Southern Utes had been assigned a reservation, but were bitter and disillusioned with the white man who had…

‘The Real History of the Americas’ at FLC takes a different look at the western world

By Shirena Trujillo Long Special to The PREVIEW A collaborative group of Fort Lewis College cultural centers, students and staff proudly presents the seventh annual “Real History of the Americas”…

Military route over Elwood Pass never lived up to promise

Military route over Elwood Pass never lived up to promise

We have been quoting newspaper articles from neighboring communities reporting activities illuminating Pagosa Springs’ history during the formative year of 1879. The following article was in the May 24, 1879,…

Newspaper accounts of early days

Newspaper accounts of early days

We have been using newspaper articles from surrounding communities to describe events happening in Pagosa Springs prior to 1890, when the town got its first newspaper. From an April 12,…

Happy birthday to us

Inside The Pagosa Springs SUN’s newspaper office you will find a wealth of history in a room that we call “the morgue.” The morgue is full of “dead” newspapers. Those…

Professor to speak to genealogical society

Professor to speak to genealogical society

By Kathy Zilhaver Special to The PREVIEW Katherine Scott Sturdevant will be the guest speaker at the Archuleta County Genealogical Society meeting scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m.…

Roads linking Pagosa Springs to the outside world

Roads linking Pagosa Springs to the outside world

Pagosa Springs had no newspaper until 1890. In order to learn what was happening in Pagosa Springs during the years of pioneer settlement prior to 1890, one must read the…

Buffalo Soldiers moved to Fort Garland

Buffalo Soldiers moved to Fort Garland

In recent weeks, we’ve been writing about the trials and tribulations of building and operating Fort Lewis in Pagosa Springs during the severe winter of 1878. This week, as the…

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