50 years ago: Durango police officer David Morris investigated two “almost identical” city vehicle crashes that occurred the same day within a few blocks of each other. Both instances involved rear-end collisions of vehicles that were stopped in traffic to wait for drivers to make illegal left turns.
25 years ago: The Durango Police Department reported someone had painted graffiti that read the word “Sicko” on both Smiley buildings and the Durango School District 9-R Administration Building.
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.