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May 1, 2018

MAY 2 50 years ago: It was reported that “fewer traffic accidents and more injuries and deaths have occurred in Montezuma and Dolores counties during the first four months of 1968.” Highway Patrol...

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April 29, 2018

100 years ago: Lt. Gus Adrianson was home in Durango on “a short furlough,” which was used to greet friends and receive congratulations for winning a commission in the Army. 75 years ago: Sugar...

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April 28, 2018

100 years ago: Vol Anderson appeared before Police Magistrate Myers after being charged with public drunkenness and was fined $50 or 25 days of work on the street. “The inebriant” was picked up by...

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April 28, 2018

50 years ago: La Plata County treasurer Arthur E. Lundy died at age 56 after “a long illness.” County commissioners would name a treasurer to fill his place after the general election in November....

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April 27, 2018

100 years ago: Mrs. E.G. Salabar, P.S. Hobson, Mr. and Mrs. George Cantwell and W.E. Cooper were Ignacio residents who were in the city the day before. 75 years ago: The financial statement of...

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April 26, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. W.H. French and Mrs. Robey Greybeal were “Mancos people that spent the night in the city.” 75 years ago: The Durango Elks Lodge met and announced newly-elected...

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April 25, 2018

100 years ago: The Reading Club would meet with Mrs. Rex Mollette at the usual hour and location. 75 years ago: Livestock sales in the San Juan Basin were “holding steady” with lower hog prices,...

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April 24, 2018

100 years ago: William Lambert of Denver was in Durango to look at the city’s “big display of electric signs.” 75 years ago: Corporal Dewey Brown stopped in Durango on his way to Fort Still,...

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April 23, 2018

100 years ago: C.V. Kinney and son, M.B. Kinney, were among the arrivals from the San Luis Valley en route to the Montezuma valley to visit relatives for a few months. 75 years ago: Colorado’s...

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April 22, 2018

100 years ago: Mrs. Louie Haberman, who for the past few days had been a house guest of Mrs. James A. Pulliam, returned home. 75 years ago: Sugar for home canning would be available to...

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April 21, 2018

100 years ago: Andy Chitwood was down from his valley home for his usual visit to his son, Bill, at Mercy Hospital. 75 years ago: Karl Parker, who was an extension agent for Montezuma County...

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April 20, 2018

100 years ago: J.F. Kirkendall was among those who enjoyed the mountain air with folks in Durango. 75 years ago: Ed Candelaria, “farmer and sheepman of the lower Piedra,” was a weekend business...