100 years ago: The Herr family departed Durango for San Diego, where they would “spend their winters.” The community would miss them, “yet envy them.”
75 years ago: The “buying public of the entire San Juan Basin” took advantage of special bargains on merchandise offered by shops and markets in Durango.
50 years ago: Durango had received 0.90 inches of rain in four days.
25 years ago: Animal Control officers removed a rattlesnake from the front porch of a residence at 3362 County Road 309A east of Durango toward Ignacio.
This column includes items selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.