50 years ago: A 38-year-old man was in a one-vehicle crash eight miles east of Ignacio. He lost control of his car and it rolled once in 31 feet, then continued out of control for another 246 feet before it stopped.
25 years ago: After a vehicle collided with a snowplow outside Durango, La Plata County Commissioners asked residents to respect plow drivers and avoid parking along county roads after dark.
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.