100 years ago: The St. Marks Guild have decided to combine their weekly home-cooking sale and Easter bazaar and hold both in the vacant store room south of the Snyder Grocery Store. In addition to all the other delightful features, they have arranged to serve a businessmans lunch during the noon hour an array of eats which will prove quite as welcome to the businesswoman as well.
75 years ago: Blanketing the San Juan Basin, a new snowfall hit Durango this morning by 11:30 a.m. there was 6 inches on the ground. Although it is also snowing extensively on Cumbres Pass, the D. & R. G. W. Eastern train will arrive in Durango as usual.
50 years ago: Science students were busy putting finishing touches on their projects and getting them ready to be set up for the judges this afternoon. ... Approximately 160 entries are expected from Durango High School.
25 years ago: Hesperus rancher James Isgar was appointed by Gov. Roy Romer to sit on the State Board of Agriculture. Romer appointed Isgar, 36, to the seat on the board which was formerly held by Patrick Conley, a rancher from Ignacio. Isgar operates a 6,500-acre cattle ranch and farm.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum.
Their accuracy may not have been verified.