May 29, 2013

100 years ago: “The case of Chavez and Salager proprietors of the Santa Fe Saloon charged with having a gambling room has occupied the county court for the past two days went to jury. They brought...

May 28, 2013

100 years ago: “Commencement exercises of the Durango High School for the year 1913 were held. The hall in itself and the stage was very tastefully decorated, with the class colors and other...

May 27, 2013

100 years ago: “C. C. Perkins delivered a ton of alfalfa to the Durango Mercantile Co. Mrs. W. H. Jenkins was down from the upper valley with fresh vegetables and purchasing seed potatoes for late...

May 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Plans for the remodeling of city hall, were talked over by the Durango City Council, but no action was taken. This subject includes the rearranging of the offices, plumbing, etc.”...

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May 25, 2013

100 years ago: “The La Platas are at present a scene of healthy activity. Old Parrott City is moving right along, the pack trains being kept busy transporting ore to the cars and merchandise and...

May 23, 2013

100 years ago: “Sheriff Fassbinder was busy subpoenaing 24 jurors, the regular panel, to sit in cases to come before the county court.” 75 years ago: “Among the members of the 1938 graduating...

May 22, 2013

100 years ago: An advertisement read, “La Plata House. Hot and cold water. Steam heat. Thorough ventilation. Corner of 10th and Main streets. Mrs. Cora McLean, Prop.” 75 years ago: An advertisement...

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May 21, 2013

100 years ago: “William Graf of the upper valley delivered the first ‘Springers.’ These chickens are the first of the season and dressed a pound and a ½ each.” 75 years ago: “Although rumors have...

May 20, 2013

100 years ago: At the Durango City Council meeting: “Ordinance 516, governing pool and billiard rooms was introduced by the mayor and ordered published. The ordinance provides that all rooms shall...

May 19, 2013

100 years ago: “The pupils of St. Columba’s school had a very enjoyable picnic at Junction Creek all day. They were accompanied by the teaching sisters and Father Callanan, and indulged in all...

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May 18, 2013

100 years ago: “Montezuma auto owners are rapidly increasing in number. Last week a carload of machines were sold there, and all prospective buyers have not been captured by the salesmen.” 75 years...

May 17, 2013

100 years ago: “Miss Marie Hollingsworth returned to her home in Silverton after a brief visit with Durango friends. As a souvenir of her visit, she carried home with her a beautiful bouquet of...