100 years ago: O.P. Rush, a miner who was working at the Sunnyside Mine at Eureka, left during the morning for the east.
75 years ago: Chief electrician Ralph S. Moore received orders “detaching him from recruiting service” and assigning him to the U.S.S. Nashville for duty.
25 years ago: Alex Sherzer secured the top position of 16 competitors in the U.S. Chess Championship tournament in Durango.
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.