100 years ago: Drivers in Durango were reminded that “wild auto drivers are a menace.” It was also added that residents “sincerely hoped” that speeding would “become a thing of the past once the novelty of the automobile passes away.”
75 years ago: “Color-brush the gray, the smart, modern way: Clairol Touch-Up Crayon touches away those irritating gray hairs. $1, refills 50 cents.”
50 years ago: Charles Ruland of Gunnison was elected president of the Western Slope County Commissioners Association at a combined convention held in Durango.
25 years ago: Durango Police Department reported that several vehicles were egged in the 2300 block of West Second Avenue.
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.