100 years ago: The train delivered people to Electra Lake for one of the last fishing and hunting outings before winter arrived.
75 years ago: The “library of the Fort Lewis branch of Colorado State College” received a grant to fund additions to the “collection of reference material in its periodicals of the current American and world scenes.”
25 years ago: Animal Control officers received a report from someone who found an owl with broken wings in the 2600 block of Arroyo Drive. The “federally-protected animal” was taken to the veterinarian for treatment.
Items in this column were selected from The Durango Herald archives. Accuracy of content may not be verified.