100 years ago: The Durango Exchange mailed 400 membership forms to Durango and La Plata County residents.
75 years ago: Insurance evaluations of the senior and the junior high schools in Durango were underway and would continue for the next week.
50 years ago: San Juan Basin area teachers who attended a zone meeting, one of 14 that were scheduled, emphasized that “any sanctions brought against the state by Colorado teachers would in no way be a reflection against local school boards.”
25 years ago: A woman reported to Durango Police Department that a man had allegedly showed her “Polaroid pictures of naked people” in the 800 block of South Camino del Rio.
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.