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Pagosa’s Past: Remember your first car?

Pagosa’s Past: Remember your first car?

By John M. Motter PREVIEW Columnist Do you remember your first car? I’m doing a bit of reminiscing and you need to know I’ll be age 86 on March 14.…

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

By John M. Motter PREVIEW Columnist A few weeks ago, I wrote a column describing the winter I remember for the most snow fall since I moved here a little…

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

By John M Motter PREVIEW Columnist In last week’s column, I talked some about the highest and deepest snowfall I remember since moving to Pagosa Springs. I’m thinking it was…

Snow, snow and more snow

Snow, snow and more snow

By John M. Motter PREVIEW Columnist Maybe one of you old-timers out there can help me. I’m going to ramble through a description of a winter I spent living on…

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

Pagosa’s Past: Snow, snow and more snow

By John M. Motter PREVIEW Columnist Do you remember when snow, tires and chains used to go together? Nowadays, it seems that almost every family vehicle has an emblem on…

Snow? What’s it all about?

Snow? What’s it all about?

By John Motter PREVIEW Columnist Who could deny that snow is a huge attention-getter? Go to any coffee shop and the talk among the coffee-gulpin’ old geezers sittin’ there is…

Whiteout on Wolf Creek

Whiteout on Wolf Creek

If you’ve recently risked shepherding your most mobile debt, the family auto, over snow-packed Wolf Creek Pass, you’ll likely agree with a group of Durango journalists who concluded a few…

How did I get here from there?

How did I get here from there?

Quien sabe? That’s Spanish for who knows, you know? It is time to make New Year’s resolutions, you know, for the year 2020. I wish that number was a description…

Traversing Wolf Creek Pass in 1916

Traversing Wolf Creek Pass in 1916

Last week’s column about the first public crossing of newly built Wolf Creek Pass when it opened during the summer of 1916 ended with the sentence, “Six men held the…

Traversing Wolf Creek Pass in 1916

Traversing Wolf Creek Pass in 1916

Our writer concluded last week’s column with the statement: “Now night was coming and we were still two and one half miles from Mr. Logan’s work camp.” Picking up where…