Country baseball teams in Southwest Colorado in 1930-1950

Communities: Beulah, Lewis, Yellow Jacket, Goodman Point, Blue Door, Cahone, Rico, Cortez, Pleasant View and Old Ackmen. During the summer and fall, the games were played on Sunday. Each area had...

DATE: April 26, 2021 | COLUMN: Looking back

The pioneering Lyntons left imprint on Southwest Colorado

Editor’s note: This article was provided by Pat Castle. It was printed in Volume Four of Great Sage Plain to Timberline “Our Pioneer History.” Castle’s grandfather was James Earl Lynton, son of...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2020 | COLUMN: Looking back

The early days of Montezuma County: abundance and scarcity

Editor’s note: The following was read by Mrs. A. W. Dillon at the Pioneers’ Reunion on Sept. 4, 1908. The glint of gold first lured the prospector with the pick, shovel and pan strapped on the back...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | COLUMN: Looking back

Day of infamy: Remembering locals who served at Pearl Harbor

Many local residents were not aware of the number of men from Southwest Colorado who were stationed or living at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, when it was attacked. The attack was a surprise strike...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: Looking back

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