June 10, 2013

100 years ago: “The racing program for the Fourth of July, promises to be the best ever held on the local track. Twenty-five horses are now in daily practice on the course, and the records made in...

June 9, 2013

100 years ago: “The registrar of the normal institute at Fort Lewis shows an enrollment of 54 for the first day. It is anticipated that the enrollment will show a large increase before the end of...

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June 8, 2013

100 years ago: “A glance at the bank statements published in this issue will convenience the most skeptical that money is plentiful in Durango and that the banks show a splendid condition – so good...

June 7, 2013

100 years ago: “For the first time in many seasons Durango is going to have an old time Fourth of July celebration. There is going to be relay races, harness races, automobile races, ring...

June 6, 2013

100 years ago: “Mr. Carson is laboring so hard to establish a playground at Brookside. The tramway company has most generously donated the ground and the youngsters are clearing it off.” 75 years...

June 5, 2013

100 years ago: “H. T. Henderson, president of the Henderson Engineering Co., who recently returned from a five month tour of the important commercial cities of the United States considers from a...

June 4, 2013

100 years ago: “A large company of friends were at the depot to bid farewell to Mrs. William Ross, nee Mollie Logan, who left for Salida to join her husband. We all trust the little lady will find...

June 3, 2013

100 years ago: “Herder Harry Owen reported to the commissioners that 27 head of stock were impounded during the month. Health Officer Hobby reported one case each of scarlet fever, diphtheria and...

June 2, 2013

100 years ago: Dolores – “General Superintendent W. D. Lee of the Denver & Rio Grande Southern, his wife and Roadmaster Gilliand sustained serious injuries when the railroad auto in which they were...

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June 1, 2013

100 years ago: “Weather observer Bailey’s report for the month of May shows that the highest temperature was 83 degrees noted on the 23; the lowest 28 on May 4. The mean temperature for the month...

May 31, 2013

100 years ago: “Miss Mary O’Rourke left for May Day spur where she is engaged in directing the youths of the section in their pursuit of knowledge. O’Rourke is one of the newly elected teachers who...

May 30, 2013

100 years ago: “Everyone and his sweetheart or some other fellow’s was at Trimble Springs attending the athletic program and dance given there for the benefit of the Durango band. Some 125 went up...