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Feb. 19, 2018

100 years ago: There was a shooting night at the “Exchange gallery by the Rifle club.” A tournament or match would soon be arranged by the shooting committee, which was expected to afford some...

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Ar 180219640

Feb. 18, 2018

100 years ago: A.P. Camp, “president of the First National Bank,” left Durango for Denver, where he would spend a week visiting his wife, who was enjoying an extended stay in the city. 75 years...

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Ar 180219639

Feb. 17, 2018

100 years ago: The funeral of Filmore Hand was scheduled for 2 p.m. the next day at the Goodman undertaking parlors. 75 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Rae left Durango for Phoenix “on Frontier”...

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Ar 180219711

Feb. 16, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Gomez of Rico were in the city overnight. The couple left on the Eastern the morning after and headed for Antonito in the San Luis Valley, where they would visit...

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Ar 180219836

Feb. 15, 2018

Feb. 14 100 years ago: Rosendo Martinez, one of the well-known sheep men of La Plata, New Mexico, was in Durango overnight on business. 75 years ago: Hearings for an increase in electric power...

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Ar 180219837

Feb. 14, 2018

100 years ago: Rosendo Martinez, one of the well-known sheep men of La Plata, New Mexico, was in Durango overnight on business. 75 years ago: Hearings for an increase in electric power rates,...

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Ar 180219869

Feb. 13, 2018

100 years ago: Trains from Ouray arrived in Silverton to drop off urgent food necessities. 75 years ago: Basketball in the San Juan Basin league “moved into its final week of play” for a...

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Ar 180219868

Feb. 12, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. Wells Pollock was a visitor in Durango and would return to his home by train the following Saturday. 75 years ago: Richard Evans returned to Shiprock after he spent a week in...

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Ar 180219985

Feb. 11, 2018

100 years ago: A public notice was printed that said there wasn’t a merchant in Durango that didn’t “look to the press to boost the resources of this community.” 75 years ago: Some “unusually...

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Ar 180219986

Feb. 10, 2018

100 years ago: Two men from New York were in Durango to start work on the Champion Mine. 75 years ago: The San Juan Basin League Basketball Tournament in Durango continued with second-round...

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Ar 180209608

Feb. 9, 2018

100 years ago: A bull elk that wandered down from the mountains after a winter storm hit the Animas Valley was found almost starved to death near Durango. The chance that the animal would live...

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Ar 180209720

Feb. 8, 2018

100 years ago: The “House public lands committee” authorized Congressman Edward T. Taylor to make a “report upon his bill to correct title to Durango city reservoir and drainage basin.” 75 years...