100 years ago: City Marshal Clucas placed “one who was down and out from bootleg” in jail.
75 years ago: There were 51 people present at Allison Sunday school, and officers for the coming year were elected at the end of the lesson, including Mrs. Pete H. Brown as superintendent and W.C. Sanders as assistant superintendent.
50 years ago: The “La Plaza” mountains in the Town Plaza shopping center parking lot resembled “the real thing” with peaks and valleys created by snowplows.
25 years ago: Kids were throwing snowballs at cars on Buck Highway (County Road 521).
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.