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Posts published in April 2006

Laura Lunsford of Monte Vista

Article by Marcia Darnell

Local Artists -April 2006 -Colorado Central Magazine

PEOPLE COME to the San Luis Valley from very different places and lives. Often the move to El Valle means a shift in latitude, a morph in altitude, and a radical revision of lifestyle.

Laura Lunsford was a radio personality on WCOA in Pensacola, Florida, soaking in coastal rays and local celebrity. Now, she and her second husband, Jerry, live outside Monte Vista, on 160 desert acres with goats, sheep, llamas, chickens, and dogs. What prompted such an extreme change?