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Wilson switched

by Nancy Christofferson TRINIDAD — For thousands of years, humans have been using game trails as paths. Migratory animals had a way … Keep Reading

Frontier merchants

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO/LAS ANIMAS— Colorado became the 38th state of the union August 1, 1876, nearly 140 years ago. By that time, … Keep Reading

Huerfano Butte

Not so lonely anymore

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — “Lonely sentinel of the plains” is the way one historian described the singular pile of rock officially … Keep Reading

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Spanish Peaks playground

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — A hundred years ago, Huerfano County business people were continuing an old quest for a piece of … Keep Reading

Scout’s honor

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — Fifty years ago this summer, the Santa Fe Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America purchased … Keep Reading

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So rare as a day in June

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — The advent of the summer season in Huerfano County has historically coincided with Memorial Day, no matter what … Keep Reading

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How do you spell relief?

by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — At this time 80 years ago, most everyone in Huerfano County was very familiar with the word relief. … Keep Reading

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