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Aug. 24, 2018

100 years ago: Nat Goodwin had “gone broke” and said he couldn’t pay his debts from “undertaking so many marriages.” 75 years ago: Marana Army Air Field in Tucson, Arizona, reported that Cpl....

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Ar 180829933

Aug. 23, 2018

100 years ago: William Silver and G.N. Alkire, who were “members of the state constabulary,” arrived in Durango to “bring in the alleged horse thieves and jail breakers” from Ignacio. 75 years...

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Ar 180829934

Aug. 22, 2018

100 years ago: The highest temperature in Durango was 79 degrees and the lowest was 51, with 13.5 hours of sunlight during the day. The sun rose at 6:29 a.m. and set at 8:01 p.m. 75 years ago: ...

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Ar 180819640

Aug. 19, 2018

100 years ago: John B. Gray was a visitor to Durango and was said to be “a good man for Graden Co.” because he “knew a hog better than the hogs’ ancestors.” 75 years ago: A lightning strike...

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Ar 180819641

Aug. 18, 2018

100 years ago: Archuleta County resident William South killed a male gray wolf with his six-shooter while riding a horse at the West and Hott ranch in Pagosa Springs. 75 years ago: Mrs. M. B....

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Ar 180819698

Aug. 17, 2018

100 years ago: “The apple crop in the lower country” was projected to fall short of the yield from the year before, with “Fancy Jonathans” to be sold for $1.50 and other varieties for less than...

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Ar 180819932

Aug. 12, 2018

100 years ago: Thomas R. Henahen was an arrival “on the Southern” after he inspected the La Plata Mining District. 75 years ago: Local agent for the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, L.M....

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Ar 180819933

Aug. 11, 2018

100 years ago: The city of Durango reported that its treasurer paid a $1,000 bond, which reduced the city debt to $295,000. 75 years ago: The local airport reported that an airplane arriving in...

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Ar 180819981

Aug. 10, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. John Sponsel of Thompson’s Park returned home with his “rig,” which received attention from Durango residents. 75 years ago: A prospector, after traveling through Kennebec...

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Ar 180809692

Aug. 9, 2018

50 years ago: Durango police officer David Morris investigated two “almost identical” city vehicle crashes that occurred the same day within a few blocks of each other. Both instances involved...

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Ar 180809693

Aug. 8, 2018

50 years ago: The Durango Chamber of Commerce reported that, in the last three days, the number of visitors in Southwest Colorado took “a whopping jump.” Tourists flooding the area had occupied...

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Ar 180809707

Aug. 7, 2018

100 years ago: One of the heads of the Kittimac Mine passed through Durango on his way back to the Silverton area, where he would conduct a mining inspection. 75 years ago: Officials were...