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The height of Huerfano mining

cabins in the clouds by Nancy Christofferson HUERFANO — About 11,800 feet – that’s the highest known elevation for Huerfano County mines. … Keep Reading

Not your average villain

The origin story of Lucien Maxwell by Nancy Christofferson COLFAX — After reading about the Colfax County and Stonewall wars, a person … Keep Reading

45 years and holding

Looking back at La Veta by Nancy Christofferson LA VETA — Well, it’s official. As of mid-July, I have lived here for … Keep Reading

Sopris at 130

Drowned but not forgotten by Nancy Christofferson SOPRIS — If the old coal camp of Sopris were in existence today, it would … Keep Reading

The Stonewall War

by Nancy Christofferson STONEWALL — If waging “wars” in Trinidad and Colfax counties were not enough controversy for our small world out in … Keep Reading

The Colfax County War

by Nancy Christofferson COLFAX — Carlos Beaubien and Guadalupe Miranda were awarded a massive chunk of land from Provincial Governor Manuel Armijo of … Keep Reading

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