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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…

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…

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…

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