Monthly Archives: July 2020

End Of July Covid Totals

Active Cases Moderate in SLV

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IN THE SAN LUIS VALLEY only 15 active cases of covid-19 remained at the end of July, according to SLV Emergency, which consolidates data from the six Valley counties. The total was dependent on testing, so the number of untested cases was unknown. Active cases were eight in Alamosa County, five in Rio Grande County and […]

The Winning of the West and the Theft of Mt. Rushmore

How the Union army continued west after the Civil War. Reviews of "Lakota America" by Pekka Hamalainen and "West from Appomattox" by Heather Cox Richardson

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  By LARRY JOSEPH CALLOWAY (C) (Photos (c) are by the author unless otherwise credited) Along T-shirt row in Deadwood, the gold-gulch town in South Dakota’s Black Hills, you can read silk-screened homages to bikers, gunfighters, gamblers, anti-immigrant soldiers (“If you are reading this in English, thank the U.S. military.”)  and the armed protection of […]