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June 24, 2018

100 years ago: A report about livestock being sold in the area announced that, although the local demand was still good, the hog supply was limited and trade was “rather quiet.” 75 years ago: A...

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June 23, 2018

100 years ago: The bookkeeper for Kellenberger took his first vacation in 10 years and expected to return in three months. 75 years ago: A 7-year-old boy from Cortez, while herding cattle in a...

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June 22, 2018

100 years ago: A 50-year-old Durango rancher was kicked in the face by a horse, which shattered part of his skull, caused him to lose an eye and did brain damage. He had no memory of the incident...

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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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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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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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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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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...