100 years ago: “The apple crop in the lower country” was projected to fall short of the yield from the year before, with “Fancy Jonathans” to be sold for $1.50 and other varieties for less than $1.50.
75 years ago: Afternoon rain showers in Durango caused residents who had washed and polished their automobiles to feel as if their work was done in vain.
50 years ago: Durango police officers recovered “a box full of tools” that vanished earlier that week from a shed owned by James Chacon. Police Chief Cloyd Hubertus reported that officers followed a tip, obtained a warrant to search a house in the 300 block of East Fifth Avenue and found the stolen toolbox inside.
25 years ago: A man called 911 from the Town Plaza parking lot and reported to Durango Police Department that he bought some peyote earlier and he was being followed by a man who looked just like him.
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.