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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…

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

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…