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April 21, 2018

100 years ago: Andy Chitwood was down from his valley home for his usual visit to his son, Bill, at Mercy Hospital. 75 years ago: Karl Parker, who was an extension agent for Montezuma County...

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April 20, 2018

100 years ago: J.F. Kirkendall was among those who enjoyed the mountain air with folks in Durango. 75 years ago: Ed Candelaria, “farmer and sheepman of the lower Piedra,” was a weekend business...

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April 19, 2018

By Forrest Stone Herald Staff Writer 100 years ago: S.R. Robertson of Denver visited friends and acquaintances in the city. 75 years ago: United States District Judge Symes approved the purchase...

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April 18, 2018

By Forrest Stone Herald Staff Writer 100 years ago: Mrs. Ward Weaver transacted business matters in the city. 75 years ago: According to Fire Chief Dietrich, there was a big shepherd dog...

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April 17, 2018

By Forrest Stone Herald Staff Writer 100 years ago: “A soldier recruit” was delivered by “Dr. Ochsner’s stork” at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Shelby Follis of Durango. The mother and newborn were...

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April 16, 2018

By Forrest Stone Herald Staff Writer 100 years ago: After he’d spent a few days in the San Luis Valley “on a business mission,” G.L. Butler, editor of The Farmington Times-Hustler, was in Durango...

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April 15, 2018

100 years ago: Henry Berri, “the well-known local insurance man,” was reported to be confined to his bed at home, “threatened with an attack of pneumonia.” 75 years ago: People celebrated the...

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April 14, 2018

100 years ago: After they attended a dance in Hesperus, “a party of Durango people” were driving home when “the lights of the machine went on the blink and while attempting to turn out to let a car...

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April 13, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Democrat printed a news item from The Telluride Examiner that said, “Say, by gosh. The whole of La Plata County must be turning into booze. It has not been long since a...

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April 12, 2018

100 years ago: J.F. Clark brought Fred Probst to town from Aztec so that he could appear before the local board for physical examination and “attend the funeral of the late Pat Murphy,” who he had...

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April 11, 2018

100 years ago: Jack Gilheany, Tom Olson and Phil Myers passed through Silverton, the former two having just journeyed “to Nevada town.” Gilheany and Olson met with Myers, “a millman,” and they all...

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April 10, 2018

100 years ago: The year’s graduating class at Durango High School was to be “the largest in the history.” 75 years ago: Bruce Sullivan, La Plata County sheriff, ran “a fast quarter mile dash...