Snow in Oklahoma for Christmas

Welcome back. Over the past seventeen years that I have been writing this column the Original Buffalo Dale character has played many roles including scout, tracker, translator and interpreter. This week I am adding predictor of weather events to my list of talents. On Saturday November 25th I am predicting…

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Back to Coach’s Corner

Welcome back. Returning from the high country of north central New Mexico, the 12,000 foot high peaks in my rearview mirror, my personal mission accomplished, as I was driving I found my thoughts still lingered on the history of the area I’d just traveled through. Towns like Red River and…

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The History of Colfax County, New Mexico

no matter how many times I visit this area I always learn something new…… Welcome back. This is where the plains meet the Sangre de Christos mountain range just east of the Continental Divide. Where the slopes of the mountains converge fertile valleys were formed and over thousands of years…

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Lake Eufaula, Barry Switzer and Me

Welcome back. From last week’s column you learned that my travels are once again taking me out west but first I had a few stops to make along the way. In 1964 the Army Corps of Engineer completed what was, and still is with 600 miles of shoreline, the largest…

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Exploring New Mexico

Welcome back. I’ll be traveling the old Chisholm Trail this weekend starting on Friday night in Yukon, OK with what’s anticipated to be over 150 riders. The event will go on for two days with food, live entertainment and plenty of western hospitality I’m sure. The cattle trail was named…

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Buffalo Bill

One of the fascinating characters from the old west…. Welcome back. While traveling in southern Oklahoma this week I learned of a celebration coming up on October 21st to mark an event that time has forgotten. This event started 150 years ago when as you can imagine things were quite…

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