100 years ago: Mr. “Ballsy” Kyrn arrived in Durango from his goat ranch after spending the morning shaking off sunflower seeds to insure “a good yield” next year.
75 years ago: Durango fishermen were both lucky and unlucky in attempts to catch “the big ones” in the Animas River.
50 years ago: The Mike Nichols film “The Graduate” was released with show times at the Kiva Theatre in Durango.
25 years ago: Nine parking name plates, a “total value of $216,” were stolen from the underground garage of Norwest Bank, 1063 Main Ave.
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