May 3, 2013

100 years ago: “Ex-county commissioner Schroder is in the city from Ignacio, his first visit since his return from a vacation trip of three months duration. He traveled to New Orleans and thence to...

May 3, 2013

100 years ago: “In retiring from his official duties as mayor of Durango, A. F. Hood extended a courtesy, in the form of an elaborate banquet, to his coworkers, the new officers, and the...

April 4, 2013

100 year ago: “The weather observer’s report for March shows a state of affairs not greatly to the credit of the section, but at its worst it is better than other portions of the country can boast....

April 3, 2013

100 year ago: “The successful sales conducted by the Graden Mercantile Company attest to the value of newspapers as a supply and demand medium. The establishment had some excellent bargains to...

April 2, 2013

100 year ago: “Joe Kroeder whose lots were practically destroyed by the flood of two years ago, upon petition to the Durango City Council, was granted a refund of his frontage tax.”75 years ago:...

March 31, 2013

100 years ago: “United States Marshal Tom Clarke spent yesterday in Silverton where he sold the Peerless Mine to Chicago National Bank of the Republic, for something over $20,000. The amount...

March 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Members of the street department broke the Sabbath street grading in order that those who possess autos, motorcycles, or carriages might enjoy them within the city limits.”75 years...

March 29, 2013

100 years ago: “Especially attractive decorations, which bespoke the Eastertide, characterized the luncheon given by Mrs. John Wilmer at the Hotel Savoy. The color motif was green and white....

March 25, 2013

100 years ago: “The blockade which was caused by the heavy storm on Cumbres bids fair to be raised before night.”75 years ago: “Two Farmington men were given sentences in justice court for stealing...

March 25, 2013

100 years ago: “‘Not guilty,’ such was the verdict rendered in the case of the people of Colorado vs. Cox, Graves and Carmen after the jury was out a little over two hours. ... Every member of the...

March 24, 2013

100 years ago: “J. E. Schneider was a passenger to San Juan County where he seeks to interest the farmers in his invention.”75 years ago: “Durango fishermen have begun singing a parody on Rudy...

March 21, 2013

100 years ago: “The Cox, Graves and Carmen case will go to jury this evening. The attorneys commenced their argument this afternoon. Both sides agreed not to prolong their respective pleas to...