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I know, we haven’t really been putting in a “Hike of the Month” of late. We can blame it on the grandkids. At ages 3 ½ and 1 ½, they just aren’t th...

In November of 1915 the Rye Cooperative Creamery opened. An article in the Pueblo Chieftain, dated November 16, 1915 describes, “The machinery, w...

The Cox Family James Bonley ‘Finn’ Cox and Frank Henry Benham operated sawmills in the mountains around Rye. According to several sources they provid...

The Cox Family James Bonley ‘Finn’ Cox and Frank Henry Benham operated sawmills in the mountains around Rye. According to several sources they provid...

The Cox Family James Bonley ‘Finn’ Cox and Frank Henry Benham operated sawmills in the mountains around Rye. According to several sources they pro...

(Frank Henry Benham and James Bonley ‘Finn’ Cox operated sawmills in the mountains around Rye. According to several sources they provided the lumber ...

Holland Sackett Duell, Jr. was born on June 26, 1908. He was the son of a successful Manhattan patent attorney and grandson of a one-time Commissione...

Note: in 1988 a Summer Guide was published for the Wet Mountain Tribune and the Greenhorn Valley News. Listed below are the entries for the Greenh...

by Hazel Atterberry A way out west where the mountains rise high above the clouds to the bluest skies, a mountain began and then came to a stop, ...

Shorty Creed and Gene Krieg met at Watermelon days in Rocky Ford. He was traveling the southern rodeo circuit and she the northern so their paths sel...

Shorty and Gene Creed were two nationally famous Greenhorn Valley residents. Loyce Ual ‘Shorty’ Creed was a multi-event professional rodeo cowboy for...

John and Anna Krieg had five children after they were married in Illinois. Only two survived, twin girls. Anna developed tuberculosis, and was sent ...

Loyce Ual Creed was born on March 4, 1903 in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His father, William Colby Creed moved from Kentucky to Texas where he met and ma...

Prior to WWII, the November and early December rodeos at the Boston Garden and in New York’s Madison Square Garden ended the professional rodeo season...

Squirrel Creek Road was built between 1920 and 1922, linking Beulah (Mace) to Fairview (Second Mace). In 1927, Clifford and Tena built themselves a ho...

Clifford Henderson and Tena Trangen Moses arrived in the community of Fairview (Second Mace) in 1921, with their three-year-old daughter, Ruth. They p...

During the flood of 1947, the Moses family watched Ophir Creek rise higher and higher inching toward the lodge house. They decided to move up to the h...

The settlers were helpless against disease or pests because medicines often were not available. The Williams family lost young Ida before 1880 and Ma...

“With no schools when they first arrived, the younger children studied at home and recited their lessons to their mother at night while she sewed. ...

A few months later on May 4, 1868 another daughter, Laura Ann was born in a log cabin with a hard-packed dirt floor and a sod roof near what is today,...

Johan ‘John’ H. and Sarah Emaline Maxwell Williams were married sometime before 1856 when their oldest and only son was born in Arkansas. In 1858, th...

In May of 1879 “a terrific and damaging storm” hit southern Colorado and blew the roof off the two-story Williams house and their barn. The house wit...

January 1958 Rye is located in the south-west corner of Pueblo County and is a busy little community with its many club, church and school activiti...

The story of the first quarter of the year was a story of average citizens standing up for things they believed in. In February an intense debate in...

Richard, born in Vineland, “attended his first four grades in the one room school at Cedar Grove School near Good Pasture. When the family moved ...

Youngest son, Herbert Holmes “Bert” married Julia Jones. She was raised on North Creek in Beulah where her parents homesteaded. “Julia’s da...

In addition to working in the blacksmith shop, Joseph Alvin managed the ranch, served as Justice of the Peace, played the fiddle for community dances ...

Joseph (John) Alvin Bigelow was born in 1845 in Wisconsin to Timothy Bigelow III and his wife, Elizabeth R. Bacon. He enlisted and served with the In...

Dykes Mercantile advertised prices: Bar-S Slice Bacon 59 cents per pound; Del Monte Tomato Sauce 10 (8 oz) cans for 99 cents; Gold Medal Flour 5 poun...

Trial Day II The Pueblo Chieftain June 7, 1919 George Bosko Must Hang Until Dead; Tom Bosko Is Sentenced to Penitentiary for Life ‘George Bos...

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