100 years ago: A local news report said that “Redmen hall was almost literally jammed last evening by a mass of young folks in attendance at the Bazaar. There were never so many in the hall before.”
75 years ago: The first contribution to come in for the proposed Demon football team championship trophy was a $1 donation from Mrs. Leonard Zink.
50 years ago: Two drivers were charged, one with careless driving and one with failing to signal, after a traffic collision on East Second Avenue.
25 years ago: A woman reported to Durango Police Department that someone had allegedly “let the air out of all of her tires” in a car parked at north City Market.
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.