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CLOSE TO HOME: RESPONDING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT IN OUR COMMUNITY

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: ...

Nov. 8, 2017

100 years ago: John Luther shipped 600 boxes of apples, “a full carload,” from Flora Vista to Powell Brothers in Denver, then to Durango. 75 years ago: “We feel short of meeting our quota of...

Nov. 7, 2017

100 years ago: Walter Foley and W.E. Howland of the Jarvis garage and repair shop left during the evening by train to conclude a business deal in Telluride. They planned to arrive at their...

Nov. 6, 2017

100 years ago: An announcement printed as “Many Complaints” said, “If we published every kick made on the way our city is being managed we’d need about a 10-page issue. It is hell and then some,...

Nov. 4, 2017

100 years ago: The local Black Diamond Kings “shot up the price per ton on coal to $6.25.” 75 years ago: San Juan County elected “every Republican on the ticket,” with the exception of Sheriff...

Nov. 4, 2017

100 years ago: Ellen Southall sold 80 acres of land near Falfa, with ditch rights, to Harry Darby. 75 years ago: The Fort Lewis campus recreation facility received an update, which was announced...

Nov. 2, 2017

100 years ago: The gasoline shortage was “again the trouble in Durango.” A tank car was expected to arrive in a few days time. 75 years ago: Private Reneiglo Garcia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Prospero...

Nov. 1, 2017

100 years ago: Several officers were elected to serve various terms at a La Plata Circle No. 190, W. of W., meeting. 75 years ago: Louis Larson of Silverton was admitted to Mercy Hospital after...

Nov. 1, 2017

100 years ago: G.S. Craig, a foreman for Sunnyside Mine and Silverton resident of 16 years, was put in charge of “a coach load” of 38 people, which included miners, carpenters and laborers who...

Oct. 31, 2017

100 years ago: A woman from the country and her small son were driving into town when “a huge automobile bore down upon them.” It frightened one of their horses, which “began to prance” and the...

Oct. 31, 2017

100 years ago: A warranty deed was entered that involved “about 300 acres of land, one-half interest in the Naranjo ditch and 80 shares in the Big Stick ditch and one-eleventh interest in...

Oct. 29, 2017

Oct. 30 100 years ago: A warranty deed was entered that involved “about 300 acres of land, one-half interest in the Naranjo ditch and 80 shares in the Big Stick ditch and one-eleventh interest in...