100 years ago: Trains from Ouray arrived in Silverton to drop off urgent food necessities.
75 years ago: Basketball in the San Juan Basin league “moved into its final week of play” for a tournament that would decide whether Silverton or Dolores would be named champion.
50 years ago: A Bayfield woman collided with a parked car on Main Street in Bayfield, which caused minor damage to the two station wagons involved.
25 years ago: Noble Hall at Fort Lewis College was closed down during the day because of a bomb threat that was called in from the location. Police checked the area and found nothing. Classes resumed during the late afternoon.
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.