100 years ago: A glance at the bank statements published in this issue will convenience the most skeptical that money is plentiful in Durango and that the banks show a splendid condition so good in fact that few towns the size of Durango can compare with it.
75 years Ago: Parties of CCC boys from Reservoir Hill camp are searching the Animas River for the body of Charlie Rosecrans, Durango man who has been missing since May 24. It is feared he may have fallen into the river and drowned.
50 years ago: Despite a stiff, cool wind and threatening rain, the Masonic cornerstone laying ceremony for the new city hall went smoothly.
25 years ago: When it was formed, the Navajo Trail Horsemens Association was the only horse club in the Durango area. Thirty years later, the group found itself struggling to generate interest as one among many. So instead of competing, the organization known for promoting all-breed horses and running trail riding competitions has disbanded.
Most items in this column are taken from Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not have been verified.