100 years ago: “The Durango band” presented a stage production, directed by Mrs. J.M. Sulivan, of the comedy-musical “Pocahontas.”
75 years ago: Local residents were reminded that a copy of the inspirational book “I Dare You” by William H. Danforth was available at the public library.
50 years ago: Kenneth Monfort, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Colorado, visited Durango and Ignacio to talk to residents about the upcoming election.
25 years ago: A wood pile caught fire near a camper at 9665 County Road 141. The blaze was reportedly caused by a man burning trash in a barrel at the location.
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.