And the West is History

Friday, March 2, 2018 3:11 PM

100 years ago: “The people of the San Juan Basin” would be “interested in several illuminating letters,” that would be published in The Ignacio Chieftain.

75 years ago: Mr. Bowe left for Durango to take a position with the bus company.

50 years ago: Preliminary figures show 1,025 people attended the Denver Symphony Concert, and “Fort Lewis students took out 456 tickets.”

25 years ago: Fort Lewis College students watched a training drill for area agencies responding to a simulation of a car, with four people inside, hitting some pedestrians.

Most items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Accuracy of content may not be verified.