100 years ago: “Quite a number” of men had been laid off at the Sunnyside Mine and mill at Eureka.
75 years ago: Mrs. Robert McWilliams “and son” left for Boonville Mo., for several weeks to visit with parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Birge.
50 years ago: A high-speed chase through Cortez ended when two Towaoc men crashed their car into a city light pole and suffered head injuries.
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.