The Goemmer Farm Implement Dealership Building

By Kenneth Jessen A beautiful stone building sits in the town of La Veta at the corner of Oak and Field Streets, not far from the town center. Looking more like something found in rural Pennsylvania, it was constructed in 1895 by father and son contractors, the Colemans. It was built for blacksmith John Goemmer and […]

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Pipes, Whistles and Fiddles in the Rockies

by Ellot Jackson When I moved to Colorado from Chicago over ten years ago, there were many things about the city that I found myself delighted to be leaving behind: traffic, crime and wild extremes of climate among them. However, the one thing I found myself indubitably missing – and craving – was its music […]

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In defense of La Veta

Letter from Ryus Coffee Club La Veta – October 2005 – Colorado Central Magazine Editors: This letter is in response to the letter from Mr. Daniel G. Jennings, published in the July 2005 edition of Colorado Central. While most of us agree that the average price of residential real estate seems to be spiraling out […]

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