100 years ago: Agricultural students at Fort Lewis College plunged into the “numerous stunts during the week.”
75 years ago: Goodman Paint Co. took out an advertisement that said, “Newest patterns in wallpaper for every room in your home. Tasteful wallpaper dresses up any room. Our selection is tremendous; our prices very small ... See our 1941 samples today.”
50 years ago: Pam Sylvester, “and not her elder sister, Debbie,” was crowned Durango High School Winter Sports Queen during the DHS Winter Sports Dance.
25 years ago: Durango Police Department received a report of four boys, who looked about high school-aged and were all wearing Raiders jackets, were setting off a sting of fireworks in the 300 block of East Fourth Avenue.
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.