100 years ago: It was announced that a Silverton Northern mining man died at a hospital in Denver.
50 years ago: A 19-year-old Cortez man suffered hands and face injuries when his car struck a herd of horses two miles north of Cortez on Lebanon Road.
25 years ago: The Bureau of Reclamation announced that releases from McPhee Reservoir into the Dolores River would be above 800 cubic feet per second until the following Wednesday.
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.