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June 21, 2018

100 years ago: Two area men, while placing a smokestack on a boarding house roof, were killed instantly after being electrocuted by a 10,000-volt high-tension power line hanging above them. 75...

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Ar 180629993

June 20, 2018

100 years ago: Residents were warned to prepare for a railroad strike that was expected to heavily impact transportation and food distribution in the area. 75 years ago: A morning count of...

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June 19, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Planing Mill and Lumber Co. sawmill, a mill with a 30,000-foot capacity on Junction Creek Road, “burned to the ground” from a blaze of unknown origin. 75 years ago: ...

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Ar 180619582

June 18, 2018

100 years ago: A 300-foot traveling belt conveyor was placed between the Godfrey ore roaster and the Dwight machines as part of an improvement campaign at “the Smelter.” It would reduce labor and...

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June 17, 2018

100 years ago: Newlyweds from Heritage, Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Coon, were in Durango for the night during their honeymoon. 75 years ago: Jackson Clark, who had recently returned home from...

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June 16, 2018

100 years ago: Fabian Martinez was issued a $100 fine in Ignacio court after he was found guilty of “importing intoxicating liquors” into the state without a permit. 75 years ago: The...

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June 15, 2018

100 years ago: J.C. Keeton, freighter for the Marshall mill, delivered a walking beam, the length of which was described as the inspiration for a report that a skyscraper would be built in town,...

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Ar 180619909

June 14, 2018

100 years ago: Mercy Hospital announced that the wife of James Moore was recovering smoothly after she underwent an operation for varicose veins. 75 years ago: The U.S. Army was seeking...

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Ar 180619910

June 13, 2018

100 years ago: A canning demonstration was conducted by W.E. Valpon from the Boys and Girls Club at the Miller residence in Durango. 75 years ago: Residents discovered that the city water coming...

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Ar 180619923

June 12, 2018

75 years ago: The Durango theater announced show times for the John Wayne film “The Shepherd of the Hills.” 50 years ago: Carriers for The Durango Herald returned from “their annual out-of-town...

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Ar 180619924

June 11, 2018

100 years ago: It was announced that a Silverton Northern mining man died at a hospital in Denver. 50 years ago: A 19-year-old Cortez man suffered hands and face injuries when his car struck a...

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June 10, 2018

100 years ago: Drivers in Durango were reminded that “wild auto drivers are a menace.” It was also added that residents “sincerely hoped” that speeding would “become a thing of the past once the...