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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…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

We are exploring the source and meaning of the name of the county we live in, Archuleta County. The territory of Colorado was created in 1861, replacing the Jefferson Territory,…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

We are exploring the source and meaning of the name of the county we live in, Archuleta County. The territory of Colorado was created in 1861, replacing the Jefferson Territory,…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

Have you ever wondered why Archuleta County is called Archuleta County? You don’t have to be terribly observant to recognize that most of the place names surrounding us are Spanish…

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

The people behind the names: the Archuletas

Have you ever wondered why Archuleta County is called Archuleta County? You don’t have to be terribly observant to recognize that most of the place names surrounding us are Spanish…

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

In this week’s column, we conclude our narrative describing Ruby Sisson, for whom the county library is named. We are quoting from an article located in the Hershey history collection…

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

In this week’s column, we conclude our narrative describing Ruby Sisson, for whom the county library is named. We are quoting from an article located in the Hershey history collection…

The people behind the names: Ruby Sisson

We are writing about Ruby Sisson — school teacher, rancher and community benefactor. Her contributions to the community, especially the library, were so significant the library is named Ruby M.…