100 years ago: A public notice was printed that said there wasn’t a merchant in Durango that didn’t “look to the press to boost the resources of this community.”
75 years ago: Some “unusually fine pictures” were submitted by Charles Belse from the Devil Creek region, between Bayfield and Pagosa Springs, of wild turkeys in mid-flight.
50 years ago: More snow was expected to arrive in Durango after a fresh 6 inches fell the night before.
25 years ago: Citizens for Common Sense Government, an “old anti-home rule group,” decided to force an election to dissolve the La Plata County Hospital District.
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.