100 years ago: Frank Grubb was in the Animas Valley to purchase beans from local farmers.
75 years ago: The Durango Municipal Band was becoming the main musical outlet for high school graduates, who were busy developing their talents.
50 years ago: Durango police officers investigated three break-ins that all occurred during the same evening at Basin Beverage, Johnson Jewelry and Lucky Drive-In. Different means were used to break into each business, including a rock thrown through a front window, a broken front door and a small service door that someone crawled through.
25 years ago: A mother reported to Durango Police Department that her daughter ran away from home and left a note, which read: “By the time you read this, I will be out of the state.”
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.