100 years ago: Mr. Wells Pollock was a visitor in Durango and would return to his home by train the following Saturday.
75 years ago: Richard Evans returned to Shiprock after he spent a week in Durango filling in as butcher at “the Piggly Wiggly store.”
50 years ago: During a meeting of school, city and “Indian tribal representatives” from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona, the concept of a vocational school system in Cortez, to serve the Four Corners, was well accepted.
25 years ago: Police began an investigation following at least five different incidents of cars being turned over onto their sides on the east side of Third Avenue between Fifth and 11th streets.
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.