100 years ago: Mr. Slattery of Silverton returned home after spending the winter and most of the spring on the Pacific coast. He expressed interest in several large properties and was planning to launch a mining campaign in late summer or early fall.
75 years ago: Basin Sportsmen Organization Committee members held a meeting to review reports from fish and big-game committees and discussed plans for the future of Haviland Lake.
50 years ago: Durango Veterans of Foreign Wars announced the winners of the Light-A-Bike Safety Contest.
25 years ago: A “Make Believe Bandstand” would be offered at the 55 Plus Center in Durango. Cost was a $1.50 donation.
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.