100 years ago: An Animas City resident called an ambulance to deliver “Mrs. Kelley,” who was “very low with pneumonia,” to Mercy Hospital.
75 years ago: Trujillo Sheets Post No. 28 American Legion scheduled a meeting at Masonic Hall. All members were urged to attend.
50 years ago: The Dove Creek Press, the official newspaper of Dolores County, was purchased by former owners of Aneth Lodge in Cortez, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Spurr.
25 years ago: Durango received 4 inches of new snow overnight, with an additional 2 to 4 inches predicted to arrive by midnight.
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.