100 years ago: Miss Ina Wills, who was employed in the Harris Brothers store, arrived in Durango from Dolores.
75 years ago: A free pressure cooker clinic taught by Mrs. Florence Light was held in the farm security office.
50 years ago: Durango Garden Club members Mrs. Myron Henry and Mrs. Randall Taylor, with Fort Lewis College horticulturist Herbert Owen, were planting trees in Folsom Park after Sears Roebuck Co. provided a grant to cover landscaping costs.
25 years ago: Durango Police Department reported that 10 mailboxes had been knocked down the night before on Spring Road.
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.