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Special series: Solutions to youth suicide in La Plata County

Dec. 2, 2013

100 years ago: “In regular session the city commissioners passed the appropriation ordinance for the year 1914, totalling $71,230 for distribution among the various departments of the city. The...

Nov. 30, 2013

100 years ago: SILVERTON – “Fire originating from an unknown source destroyed the tramway, terminals, ore bins, ore houses, stables and all buildings at Sunnyside Mine, north of this place, except...

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Nov. 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Merchants all over Durango report trade of all kinds better than it has been for along time in several places they got the cash register full early in the afternoon and began...

Nov. 29, 2013

100 years ago: “Dan Myers of Pine River sat around W.G. White’s stove a while and ordered some stuff wrapped up to take home with him.” 75 years ago: “Electra Lake will be open to the general...

Nov. 27, 2013

100 years ago: “O.P. Frary, of Bayfield, came in to eat Thanksgiving dinner, having ground up all the wheat near Bayfield in his mill there. He expects to leave for Arizona in a few days to spend...

Nov. 27, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Whittaker entertained 14 Civil War vets Thanksgiving. But few were under 70 years of age and all ate as they did when 16, as Mrs. Whittaker is a splendid chef and...

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Nov. 26, 2013

100 years ago: “Dave Ramsay assisted us in looking through a window at the turkeys, and after slobbering for a few minutes we agreed upon spare-ribs – or bacon. This thing of being poor is most...

Nov. 25, 2013

100 years ago: “Graden Co. will close all day tomorrow. It has a stack of turkeys, geese, ducks and chickens in their market, to say nothing of beef, pork, mutton and delicatessen-cured meats. Do...

Nov. 23, 2013

100 years ago: A classified advertisement read: “For sale – Team of mares, weight about 950 pounds each cheap at $75 a piece. I will take $85 for the team, and throw in a secondhand double mule...

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Nov. 23, 2013

100 years ago: “Jim Conway of the upper Florida, and C.O. Cox of Griffith were among those who brought cream into the San Juan Creamery through the mud. The creamery churned 500 pounds of butter...

Nov. 22, 2013

100 years ago: “J.E. Tiffany, the civil engineer, was a returning passenger on the Southern, coming in from the Hesperus country to spend Sunday where he has a large choice of churches.” 75 years...

Nov. 21, 2013

100 years ago: “Oscar Anderson was down from the ‘Turner Ranch.’ He has all his plowing to attend to, several dairy cows and brood sows, a bunch of baby piggies and is kept busy. He brought along a...

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