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July 6, 2018

100 years ago: Cave Basin mining representatives hoped that someday a railroad to Cripple Creek and Leadville would be built. 75 years ago: A farmer killed a bear that was “robbing” his bee...

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July 5, 2018

100 years ago: An editorial demanded that the modern principles of prison reform be applied in the federal penal system. The author of the letter wrote: “We favor such work for prisoners as shall...

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July 4, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. Hughes “and the boys” entertained the Literary Society at his home. After the program, attendees sang “old time songs” and enjoyed watermelon and ice cream. 75 years ago: The...

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July 3, 2018

50 years ago: A 500-acre fire five miles southeast of Bayfield was reported to be under control after containment efforts from four Forest Service slurry bombers, six bulldozers and several ground...

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July 2, 2018

50 years ago: The early days of the “love-hate affair between the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railway and southwestern Colorado” was the topic of discussion during Southwest Days at Fort Lewis...

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July 1, 2018

50 years ago: A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the Montgomery Ward and Co. store in Town Plaza shopping center. 25 years ago: Durango Police Department received a report of...

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June 30, 2018

50 years ago: Students of Santa Fe artist Janet Lippincott opened a display of their work, which would last throughout the week, in the Oak room at the Strater Hotel. 25 years ago: Someone...

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June 29, 2018

50 years ago: The District Court awarded a 20-year-old Durango man, who lost his right eye in a car crash, $23,000 in damages in a civil lawsuit against an 18-year-old Durango woman. 25 years...

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June 28, 2018

50 years ago: Eleven fires in the San Juan National Forest were reported to be under control thanks to efforts from firefighters and employees of the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. 25...

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Ar 180629656

June 27, 2018

50 years ago: The Pawnee Tribal Food Ceremony would be held in Ignacio to honor Mrs. Sarah C. Stoneroad, who died June 11, 1968, in Pawnee, Oklahoma. 25 years ago: A small crowd of people...

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June 25, 2018

100 years ago: Durango Fish Hatchery employees were busy distributing trout in the San Juan Basin. One morning, they distributed 140,000 fish in the Chama and Navajo rivers. 75 years ago: In...

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June 25, 2018

100 years ago: The Classifieds section advertised the Windsor rooming house for: “good clean beds, large single rooms, and free baths. 30 cents per night.” 75 years ago: Wayt’s Toggery...