100 years ago: Newlyweds from Heritage, Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Coon, were in Durango for the night during their honeymoon.
75 years ago: Jackson Clark, who had recently returned home from the military academy at Roswell, visited “with the home folks” before reporting to Fort Bliss for active duty.
50 years ago: A 26-year-old Durango man was killed in a one-vehicle crash when his Datsun convertible ran off the road, hit an embankment and overturned near the junction of U.S. Highway 550 and Highway 110.
25 years ago: A woman reported three people, two men and a woman, and their dog to Durango Police Department. Near her house, in the east 400 block of 30th street, one of the men allegedly picked up a stick and hit her with it, then all three of them sicked their dog on the woman’s cat.
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.