July 8, 2013

100 years ago: A classified wanted advertisement read: “Family driving horse and light buggy and saddle; must be a bargain. Apply at this office.” 75 years ago: “Despite the handicaps of a late,...

July 7, 2013

100 years ago: “In order to meet the rapidly increasing demand for ‘rooms with bath’ the Strater Hotel company has a force of carpenters engaged in remodeling rooms to meet the requirements....

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July 6, 2013

100 years ago: “Navajo Pete is up from the reservation telling his friends all about weather conditions in this section since the 19th Century was young. His knowledge of the subject ante-dates...

July 5, 2013

100 years ago: “Mrs. Newt Barton and Miss Pearl Roberts, who left Durango early Tuesday morning to walk to Mancos arrived at their destination Wednesday afternoon at 2:30. They spent the night at...

July 4, 2013

100 years ago: “The public library has been thoroughly renovated with new curtains placed at the windows and other things added, which greatly enhance the beauty of the interior of the building.”...

July 3, 2013

100 years ago: “On July 4, 1912, we shivered in a temperature of 42 degrees. Snow fell within five miles of town. July 4 the thermometer showed a temperature of 88 in the warmest part of the day....

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July 2, 2013

100 years ago: “Instead of the Fourth of July celebration being a long drawn out affair covering three or four days with nothing of special interest on the program the Durango celebration will be...

July 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Clem Russell will forget the troubles incident to the district clerk’s life for a few days. He was off to his Springs Creek Ranch with all the paraphernalia necessary for shade tree...

June 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. Ferguson, a stranger in Durango, presented to the City Council an application for a saloon license in the old Antler’s Saloon the quarters recently fitted up and known as Bessie...

June 29, 2013

100 years ago: “It will be wisdom for North Durango parents residing on Third Avenue to keep an eye out for ‘rattlers’ as several were killed in the section last year and they are showing up again...

June 28, 2013

100 years ago: “W.M. Graff is delivering some fine strawberries from his ranch, the Dunlap & Parson Beauty – he is delivering to the Durango Mercantile Company.” 75 years ago: “With the advent of...

June 27, 2013

100 years ago: “Don McLean went upon the Vallecito again bound and determined to fetch home that big one which has taken so many of his hooks and leaders.” 75 years ago: “D.A. James M. Noland said...