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CLOSE TO HOME: RESPONDING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT IN OUR COMMUNITY

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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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Ar 171119544

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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Ar 171119549

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. ...

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Nov. 15, 2017

100 years ago: A dance was scheduled to be held at Perins Peak Club House, and it was promised “to be well attended by Durangoites.” 75 years ago: Five young Durango women returned from Fort...

Nov. 15, 2017

100 years ago: “Bo” Dale “had on a grouch” the day before, when he wanted to ship his livestock, but “couldn’t get cars.” 75 years ago: Two Mesa Verde Park employees were given commissions in...

Nov. 14, 2017

100 years ago: The body of the late John English, a railroad employee who died a week earlier, was laid to rest by the Goodman Undertaking Co. in Greenmount Cemetery. 75 years ago: The Nadine...

Nov. 13, 2017

100 years ago: Three juveniles were accused of “swiping a ten dollar revolver from N.P. Nelson” and were scheduled to appear Nov. 14 in court for their hearing. 75 years ago: White King Pigeons...

Nov. 12, 2017

100 years ago: Railroad men said that the lines departing Durango have “the finest roadbeds for many years” and that no derailments have occurred for some time. 75 years ago: Delicious, Jonathan...

Nov. 11, 2017

100 years ago: The Durango Democrat, in local news, printed, “If only the hen would drop more eggs and New Mexico, how lovely it would be,” as a response to butter dropping 5 cents in the local...

Nov. 10, 2017

100 years ago: Elmer Hatcher had 13 carloads of sheep for shipment in the local yards. The average weight per animal was 85 pounds. It was also noted that a 70-pound lamb, grass-fed, was over the...

Nov. 9, 2017

100 years ago: The “down coming train” from Silverton set fire “to the dry brush on the right-of-way back of Mercy hospital.” The fire department responded and no damage was done. 75 years ago: ...