100 years ago: Rumor had it that “when a soldier in France is seen with a girl on each arm, he’s American.” It was “the best definition of the diplomatic expression, ‘entente cordiale,’” that anyone had been able to discover.
75 years ago: Bayfield journalists reported that Mr. Lacey was “resting easy” in “a Durango hospital” after he was injured in a highway vehicle crash. Reporters assumed it would be good news for his friends in the area.
50 years ago: The United States Army Recruiting Office in Durango closed because of “economic” reasons.
25 years ago: Durango Police Department reported that the city transit system’s trolley hit an unattended van at Ninth Street and Main Avenue. Officers gave the driver a warning for careless driving.
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.