100 years ago: It is rumored that Woodrow Wilson will not give an inaugural ball at the White House March 4, so we will stay at home and give one of our own at Red Men Hall on that date. Tickets 75 cents per couple. Everybody welcome regardless of party affiliations. The Drysdale Orchestra.
75 years ago: Raging all day yesterday, last night and still going strong today, a blizzard on Cumbres Pass is holding up trains from the East.
50 years ago: Parts of Durango were without electricity momentarily or for as long as an hour in some sections. Just after 4:30 p.m., a power transformer broke down in the downtown substation of Western Colorado Power Co., activating automatic equipment which cut off the generator supply source at the 14th Street power plant.
25 years ago: IGNACIO The Thriftway store on the Southern Ute Reservation will begin paying a percentage of state sales tax based on its sales to non-Indians. But whether that concession appeases local business owners who have been complaining of unfair competition remains to be seen.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.