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Ar 180529924

May 22, 2018

100 years ago: There was pressure to complete an installation project of the flotation process at Smelter, according to Lawrence Clapp, AS&R company mining engineer. 75 years ago: In four years,...

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Ar 180529925

May 21, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. James O’Driscoll was reported to be recovering from bruises on his chest after frightened horses kicked him and knocked him down under the wheels of his loaded wagon. 75 years...

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Ar 180529996

May 20, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. Slattery of Silverton returned home after spending the winter and most of the spring on the Pacific coast. He expressed interest in several large properties and was planning to...

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Ar 180519560

May 19, 2018

100 years ago: The San Juan Creamery shipped more than 2,000 pounds of butter to Chicago markets, according to the manager of the plant. 75 years ago: San Juan Basin Archaeological Society held...

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Ar 180519632

May 18, 2018

100 years ago: San Juan Basin Wool Growers Association announced that it would give a reward to residents who provided information about criminals stealing sheep from its pastures. 75 years ago: ...

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Ar 180519739

May 17, 2018

100 years ago: A week’s worth of good weather allowed work at Fort Lewis College and the school’s farm to progress rapidly as staff prepared for summer classes. 75 years ago: In preparation for...

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Ar 180519740

May 16, 2018

100 years ago: A “certain” young man who lived in the area was a week late on his promise to return a horse he borrowed from the mesa. 75 years ago: Dolores residents were upset about a “false...

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Ar 180519784

May 15, 2018

100 years ago: Mrs. Burr Putnam of Hesperus was making a satisfactory recovery from an operation she had the week before. 50 years ago: Colorado State Patrolman Carl Bushey reported that nobody...

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Ar 180519785

May 14, 2018

100 years ago: Fred Wilkins “met with automobile troubles while motoring over the Silverton highway.” His car had to be towed into town. 50 years ago: Weekend storms left 0.91 inches of moisture...

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Ar 180519856

May 13, 2018

100 years ago: Henry Wommer, a well-known cattleman of the Pine River Valley, discovered that he had loss of sight in one eye. 75 years ago: The American Legion Auxiliary completed arrangements...

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Ar 180519857

May 12, 2018

100 years ago: Miss Ina Wills, who was employed in the Harris Brothers store, arrived in Durango from Dolores. 75 years ago: A free pressure cooker clinic taught by Mrs. Florence Light was held...

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Ar 180519861

May 11, 2018

100 years ago: Frank E. Dodge, “an old-time traveling man in these parts,” arrived in Durango to transact business for a condensed milk company. 75 years ago: Sheep shearing was in progress in...