100 years ago: There was a shooting night at the “Exchange gallery by the Rifle club.” A tournament or match would soon be arranged by the shooting committee, which was expected to afford some good scores.
75 years ago: State Treasurer Earl Ewing announced the appointment of $1,400,250.27 to the state highway department, the 63 counties and the cities from gasoline tax collections in January.
50 years ago: The Durango Herald and The Silverton Standard won top Colorado Press Association awards for general excellence and editorial writing.
25 years ago: The city of Durango announced its $59,000 budget that would be used to update the City Hall building to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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.