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Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Charlie Siringo comes on the scene

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Charlie Siringo comes on the scene

We’ve been writing about the wrangling between Anglo and Hispanic for control of the county government following creation of the county in May of 1885. This week, we’ll look at…

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

We are describing the battle between whites and Hispanics for political control of Archuleta County following creation of the county in 1885. Last week, we quoted from the memoirs of…

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

We are describing the battle between whites and Hispanics for political control of Archuleta County following creation of the county in 1885. Last week, we quoted from the memoirs of…

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

We continue with the story of bullets, ballots and bloodshed, which describes the creation of Archuleta County, a long struggle to establish law and order. In his waning years, long…

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

Bullets, ballots and bloodshed continued

We continue with the story of bullets, ballots and bloodshed, which describes the creation of Archuleta County, a long struggle to establish law and order. In his waning years, long…

Angry mobs and early Archuleta County politics

After Archuleta County was created in 1885, after Gov. Eaton appointed temporary officials to run the county until and election could be held, and after the election was held, in…

Angry mobs and early Archuleta County politics

Angry mobs and early Archuleta County politics

After Archuleta County was created in 1885, after Gov. Eaton appointed temporary officials to run the county until and election could be held, and after the election was held, in…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

We continue writing about the source of Archuleta County’s name and the family for whom it is named. To summarize, in 1883, Antonio Donaciano (Don) Archuleta, after having served two…

Volunteers take on historic effort to sign the Continental Divide Trail

By Amanda Wheelock Special to The PREVIEW It can be hard to find your way along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT), which runs from Mexico to Canada along…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

We continue writing about the source of Archuleta County’s name and the family for whom it is named. To summarize, in 1883, Antonio Donaciano (Don) Archuleta, after having served two…