By Forrest Stone
Herald Staff Writer
100 years ago: Caesar Boligno was arrested by the Sheriff’s Office for violating liquor law. His bail was $300.
75 years ago: The Animas Valley Consolidated Ditch, one of the first co-operated irrigation ditches in the San Juan Basin, was out of debt for the first time in years, according to shareholders.
50 years ago: Montezuma County Court terminated 911 traffic, 49 criminal and 243 civil cases during 1967, according to the annual report prepared by court clerk Mrs. Anna Pattern.
25 years ago: Flu season in Colorado opened late with confirmation of one influenza case, type B-Panama, and expectation that others would follow, according to state health department officials.
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.