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The old ball game

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — After the Fourth of July, nothing says summer like baseball. Huerfano County has a long history with … Keep Reading

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This week in History

by Nancy Christofferson Walsenburg 1897: The heavy windstorm and frost killed all the beans, melons and other garden truck around this district. … Keep Reading

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Free land for sale…

but watch for loneliness, lightning, and rattlesnakes by Carolyn Newman EAST OF I-25 — With a new law in 1916, the United … Keep Reading

Stinking Springs

by Nancy Christofferson LA VETA — The Advertiser, June 25, 1920: Who first discovered the Sulphur Springs on Indian Creek? Probably the Indians … Keep Reading

Be a sport(sman)

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — “I have laid aside business, and gone a-fishing.” So said one Izaak Walton nearly 400 years ago, in … Keep Reading

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