100 years ago: Tom Edwards, who was connected with the F.R. Graham hardware store, resigned from his position to work at the Joe Bordeleau hardware store in Silverton.
75 years ago: Wm Bruce (Bill) Robb, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.N. Robb of Durango and class of 1940 graduate of Durango High School, was sworn into the Army Air Corps reserve in Denver.
50 years ago: A massive snowstorm closed all high school sporting events in the San Juan Basin until further notice.
25 years ago: The total snowfall for December in Durango was brought up to 20 inches after a storm dumped 7.4 inches on the town.
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.