100 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. T.H. Palmer “left on the Red Apple” for Farmington after they enjoyed a weeklong visit with Mrs. Anna Schleuter “of this city.”
75 years ago: It was announced that about 14 million men older than 45 were employed in the United States.
50 years ago: An area in the 800 block of West Ninth Street was closed for parking, and the two dozen motorists that typically parked their vehicles there were given notice they would be forced to find parking elsewhere during the workday.
25 years ago: A report was called into La Plata County Sheriff’s Office of a dog that killed two roosters in two weeks at a home in the 10200 block of County Road 250.
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.