50 years ago: The District Court awarded a 20-year-old Durango man, who lost his right eye in a car crash, $23,000 in damages in a civil lawsuit against an 18-year-old Durango woman.
25 years ago: Employees at Pizza Hut received a call from a man that there was a bomb in a blue station wagon outside that would go off in 19 minutes. Everyone in the area was evacuated. The vehicle was checked and no bomb was found.
Items in this column were taken from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.