May 8, 2013

100 years ago: “A quarter of a century hoped for project is about to materialize. Durango is to have a creamery. Not in a few months or possibly next year but within a few weeks.” 75 years ago: An...

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May 7, 2013

100 years ago: “The County Commissioners at their meeting granted J. O. Taylor, theater; Martin Verce, one pool table; Sanford & Jamison, four pool tables; and Charles Snyder was granted a building...

May 5, 2013

100 years ago: “The Herald realizing the benefit to be derived by the whole county from the advancement of its various individual sections has decided to publish from time to time views of La Plata...

May 4, 2013

100 years ago: “Tom Hamor, superintendent of the local fish hatchery, left for Pagosa Springs with 45,000 trout frys in embryo, which he will place in the San Juan River.”75 years ago: “Until just...

May 4, 2013

100 years ago: “Yesterday two ‘plain drunks’ tread the path that leads to the police court. One was released by the marshal on promise of future good behavior.”75 years ago: “It is quite definitely...

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...

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