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Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: ‘We had a dance that night’

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: ‘We had a dance that night’

We’re in the middle of telling the true story of the battle between Gringos and Hispanics for control of the Archuleta County government. The county was created by the state…

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Siringo the suspect

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Siringo the suspect

Charlie Siringo, the most famous detective working for Pinkerton Detective Agency, the most famous detective agency in the Pioneer West, is on the job in 1886 working undercover in Archuleta…

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Charlie Siringo’s account

Ballots, bullets and bloodshed: Charlie Siringo’s account

Last week’s column ended with a description of how famous detective Charles Siringo had slipped into Pagosa Springs using an alias and infiltrated the cowboy side of the conflict between…

Open house, tour planned of Pagosa’s first historic designated landmark

By Cindy Schultz Special to The SUN The very first historic designated landmark in Pagosa Springs is the Water Works facility located at 96 1st St., also the site of…

Historic Preservation month celebration includes guided tour of Water Works and Rumbaugh Creek Bridge

By Cindy Schultz Special to The SUN Each May, Historic Preservation Month is recognized and celebrated across the country at national and state levels, as well as in rural communities,…

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…

Historic Preservation month celebration includes guided tour of Water Works and Rumbaugh Creek Bridge

By Cindy Schultz Special to The SUN Each May, Historic Preservation Month is recognized and celebrated across the country at national and state levels, as well as in rural communities,…

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…