100 years ago: Fred Wilkins “met with automobile troubles while motoring over the Silverton highway.” His car had to be towed into town.
50 years ago: Weekend storms left 0.91 inches of moisture in the Cortez area, according to Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co.
25 years ago: Durango Police Department received a report from a woman who was allegedly flashed by a man with brown hair wearing a blue sweatshirt in the 1000 block of Main Avenue. She said he was the same man who flashed her the year before.
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.