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Life after Spanish colonizers contact the Utes

Life after Spanish colonizers contact the Utes

Spanish colonizers were the first to contact the Ute peoples. This happened in New Mexico late in the 16th century. Contact with the Spanish was the beginning of the end…

Pagosa Springs History Museum to present ‘Southwestern Colorado Railroads’ tonight

By Rachel Novak Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Springs History Museum will present “Southwestern Colorado Railroads” by Dean Cox at 7 p.m. on July 21. The full version of…

Settling in Ute territory

Settling in Ute territory

We’ve been writing about the relationship between our pioneer forefathers in Pagosa Country and the Native Americans who occupied Pagosa Country when the first non-Native American settlers entered. Primary among…

From Ancestral Puebloans to modern-day settlers

From Ancestral Puebloans to modern-day settlers

Pagosa Springs and the surrounding area share at least one thing in common with the rest of the United States — long before the modern-day settlers arrived, peoples we call…

Railroad program set for July 21

By Jean Taylor Special to The SUN Dean Cox, local historian, will present a program on early railroads in and near Pagosa Springs. The full version of this story is…

‘Pieces of the Past’ program at the library July 13

By Brandon Caley Special to The PREVIEW Join Ranger Brandon from the Pagosa Ranger District as we piece together the past of Chimney Rock National Monument with cultural-themed books and…

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Arlington Cemetery presentation set for July 9

By Ken Rogers Special to The SUN On July 9 in the Pagosa Springs High School auditorium, Tom Tudor will deliver a talk about the history of Arlington National Cemetery…

The good and the bad of the hot springs

The good and the bad of the hot springs

The editor of Pagosa Springs’ first newspaper, D.L. Egger, wasted no time in promoting the Pagosa Hot Springs. The full version of this story is available in the print edition…

‘Pieces of the Past’ program at the library July 13

By Brandon Caley Special to The PREVIEW Join Ranger Brandon from the Pagosa Ranger District as we piece together the past of Chimney Rock National Monument with cultural-themed books and…

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Arlington Cemetery presentation set for July 9

By Ken Rogers Special to The SUN On July 9 in the Pagosa Springs High School auditorium, Tom Tudor will deliver a talk about the history of Arlington National Cemetery…