100 years ago: It was the duty of “every citizen in the San Juan Basin and every mine operator shipping to this section” to encourage the addition of a zinc smelter in Durango.
75 years ago: Bridge Club with Mrs. Frank Broud was scheduled to gather for play during the next week.
75 years ago: The Durango School District 9-R Board scheduled a special meeting to discuss teachers’ salaries.
25 years ago: An 18-hole miniature golf course and bicycle rental shop proposed for the southwest corner of 18th Street and Main Avenue “earned a nod” from the Durango Planning Commission during a meeting.
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.