100 years ago: The business manager of The Durango Evening Herald transacted a business deal with the C.L. Taylor jewelry business.
75 years ago: The Hall family of Bloomfield and Mrs. Glyde Hubbard and her daughter, both of Aztec, were in Durango to shop at local stores.
50 years ago: Former Durangoan Mrs. Lee Holcomb, who had relocated to Farmington, won $5,000 in the 19th annual Pillsbury-General Electric Bake-off at the Dallas Merchandise Complex.
25 years ago: The Durango Recreation Advisory Board held an informal hearing to consider whether prohibiting skateboarding on all streets was a reasonable measure to continue to uphold.
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.