100 years ago: Copper ore from the Allen-Fattor Sliver Lake lease was shipped, bringing the total shipment for the month to 40 carloads.
75 years ago: Fishing was announced as permissible in four streams in La Plata and Archuleta counties.
50 years ago: City Council announced that the new Goeglein Gulch water tank would be painted forest green.
25 years ago: According to a report to Durango Police Department, someone had knocked over a line of parking meters, and stolen one, in the east 100 block of Fifth Street.
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.