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CLOSE TO HOME: RESPONDING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT IN OUR COMMUNITY

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Nov. 28, 2017

100 years ago: The evening Denver train was delayed 15 minutes at Ignacio while a shipment of dressed turkeys were loaded into cars to be delivered to Silverton. Each bird was priced at 28 cents. ...

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Nov. 27, 2017

100 years ago: A project to build a standard gauge railroad into Durango, proposed by Mr. M.B. Hereley of Gallup, New Mexico, received interest from La Plata County and New Mexico’s San Juan...

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Nov. 27, 2017

100 years ago: Plans were in the works to build a railroad from the San Juan Basin to “some point on the Santa Fe main line.” The question, “Will that point be in Albuquerque?” would be answered...

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Nov. 24, 2017

100 years ago: A local news report said that “Redmen hall was almost literally jammed last evening by a mass of young folks in attendance at the Bazaar. There were never so many in the hall...

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Nov. 24, 2017

100 years ago: It was reported that the “big hotel at Lumberton” burned down the day before, and “many valuables were lost in the fire.” 75 years ago: The Mancos community received renewed hope...

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Nov. 23, 2017

100 years ago: The local fish hatchery worked to spawn eastern brook trout from Electra, Baurs and Borne’s lakes, and had high hopes for a generous hatch during spring planting. 75 years ago: ...

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Nov. 22, 2017

100 years ago: Two carloads of hogs, carrying a haul of “268 porkers,” stopped in Durango briefly during their journey from Dolores to Monte Vista. 75 years ago: Gilbert Koon, son of Mr. and...

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Nov. 21, 2017

100 years ago: About 35,000 head of sheep were still scheduled to “come up over the Farmington line.” It was also added that Elmer Hatcher had 4,300 head of sheep in the local stock pens, which...

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Nov. 20, 2017

100 years ago: George W. Moody purchased, from Mrs. Mary Brawner of Animas City, a one-third interest of mining claims, totaling $650, which included “The Esmerelda, Ida May, Willow Springs,...

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Nov. 19, 2017

100 years ago: An Ignacio juvenile, “who swiped a $10 saddle” about a month before and was released on probation in the custody of his mother, was “in bad again.” His mother surrendered custody of...

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Nov. 17, 2017

100 years ago: It was proclaimed that “a coal miner getting 80 cents per ton and the consumer paying $6.25 for coal” was “the damnedest robbery ever perpetrated on the victims of a civilized...

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Nov. 17, 2017

100 years ago: J.S. Wolverton, a night railroad depot boss, yelled, “Leave them on,” early in the morning the day before when the “hot-blooded motorman” turned off the lights in the street car. ...