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The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

The people behind the names: Dr. Mary Fisher

We don’t have to be too observant to realize that the history of the place we live in is described by place names. We live in Archuleta County, surrounded by…

A changing Pagosa Country

One of the most common discussion topics among a group of old-timers is, “What ever happened to the good old days? Have you noticed how much things have changed?” One…

A changing Pagosa Country

A changing Pagosa Country

One of the most common discussion topics among a group of old-timers is, “What ever happened to the good old days? Have you noticed how much things have changed?” One…

You remember that song, right?

Last week, I waxed sentimental and talked about milking the cow back about 1942 at a time when World War II was in full swing Atlantic and Pacific and I…

You remember that song, right?

You remember that song, right?

Last week, I waxed sentimental and talked about milking the cow back about 1942 at a time when World War II was in full swing Atlantic and Pacific and I…

‘Howdy, neighbor’: a changing routine

Have you ever been confronted by a friendly “Howdy, old-timer” from someone you met in a public place, maybe the supermarket? Used to be when I heard that greeting, I’d…

‘Howdy, neighbor’: a changing routine

‘Howdy, neighbor’: a changing routine

Have you ever been confronted by a friendly “Howdy, old-timer” from someone you met in a public place, maybe the supermarket? Used to be when I heard that greeting, I’d…

Pioneer times on the East Fork: the Warr family

The East Fork pioneer family we’ll look at this week is the Warr family. This family is of special interest to me because a descendant of this family I knew…

Pioneer times on the East Fork: the Warr family

Pioneer times on the East Fork: the Warr family

The East Fork pioneer family we’ll look at this week is the Warr family. This family is of special interest to me because a descendant of this family I knew…

Pioneer times on the East Fork: Bob and Jack Young

As we continue describing the lives of Pagosa Country pioneers who lived on the East Fork of the San Juan River, we discover the name of Bob Young. Although the…