Nov. 13, 2013

100 years ago: “Christmas gift donors this year will not be forced to moisten their own stamps when they affix the proper postage to their parcels for mailing unless they wish to, for the post...

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Nov. 12, 2013

100 years ago: “A report on the county institutions of La Plata County will be sent to the Secretary of State at Denver by the county board of visitors. The report makes a favorable mention of all...

Nov. 11, 2013

100 years ago: “E. A. Lee, of Breen, was in town and loaded up a wagon with flour at the Graden store to haul home for the making of hotcakes during the cold winter months.” 75 years ago:...

Nov. 9, 2013

100 years ago: “Over half a million fish eggs for the local hatchery were brought down from the Electra Lakes by John Gamsby.” 75 years ago: “Slippery highways due to a light fall of snow brought...

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Nov. 9, 2013

100 years ago: “By the prompt action of School Superintendent Smiley in calling the attention of City Health Officer Dr. E.E. Hobby to three cases of impetigo, contagiosa and their immediate...

Nov. 8, 2013

100 years ago: “Oswald Link emerged from Mercy hospital after quite a visit. Oswald has lost in weight and is crippled in patience, but so far is satisfied with results and thinks the operation he...

Nov. 7, 2013

100 years ago: “La Plata’s board of county commissioners wound up their session and adjourned until Nov. 15. The commissioners cleaned up all routine business such as reading bids, awarding...

Nov. 6, 2013

100 years ago: “Grain and vegetables – Are now the leading imports from the agricultural sections. The exports are confined largely to wagoning coal on the return trip. Yesterday’s in take showed a...

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Nov. 5, 2013

100 years ago: “J. W. Ralston brought up a car of splendid fat hogs from the Cedar Hill country on the Farmington train, intending to take them up to Silverton for consumption there.” 75 years ago:...

Nov. 4, 2013

100 years ago: “The Denver & Rio Grande is installing electric headlights on the tea kettles that haul the Eastern in and out of Durango, so the engineers can see the tracks. It gets dark early...

Nov. 2, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement for Strater Hotel read, “Leading hotel in Durango. All rooms are steam heated. All cleaning done by vacuum.” 75 years ago: “Many people attended and enjoyed the...

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Ar 131109911

Nov. 2, 2013

100 years ago: “Earl and Guy Akin were passengers on the southern train coming from the La Platas. They have been doing development work all summer upon their claims in that country but have...