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June 14, 2018

100 years ago: Mercy Hospital announced that the wife of James Moore was recovering smoothly after she underwent an operation for varicose veins. 75 years ago: The U.S. Army was seeking...

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June 13, 2018

100 years ago: A canning demonstration was conducted by W.E. Valpon from the Boys and Girls Club at the Miller residence in Durango. 75 years ago: Residents discovered that the city water coming...

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June 12, 2018

75 years ago: The Durango theater announced show times for the John Wayne film “The Shepherd of the Hills.” 50 years ago: Carriers for The Durango Herald returned from “their annual out-of-town...

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June 11, 2018

100 years ago: It was announced that a Silverton Northern mining man died at a hospital in Denver. 50 years ago: A 19-year-old Cortez man suffered hands and face injuries when his car struck a...

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June 10, 2018

100 years ago: Drivers in Durango were reminded that “wild auto drivers are a menace.” It was also added that residents “sincerely hoped” that speeding would “become a thing of the past once the...

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June 9, 2018

100 years ago: The family of W.A. Hunter was glad to be back in Durango from a trip to Oklahoma, where temperatures were as high as 100 degrees. 75 years ago: Lightning struck a downtown...

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June 8, 2018

100 years ago: Sheriff Fassbinder was on his way to check on a man who was lying in the middle of a trail in Chicago Gulch. The man reportedly refused to get up. 75 years ago: The city of...

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June 7, 2018

100 years ago: Two men left from Silverton and headed over Red Mountain Pass on a long motorcycle trip to Salt Lake City. 75 years ago: Dog owners were reminded that dog taxes would soon be due....

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June 6, 2018

100 years ago: Residents of Ignacio and Oxford, again, were pushing for a highway to be constructed to connect the two towns. 75 years ago: Snow slides in the upper Vallecito River valley were...

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June 5, 2018

50 years ago: Implement and truck dealers, with other Durango merchants, sponsored Rural Appreciation Day for farmers and ranchers in the area. 25 years ago: After months of debate over the...

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June 4, 2018

50 years ago: A 5½-hour raft race from the Jaycee campground to Aztec was characterized by “excitement and spills,” with only six of the 15 original contestants able to complete the full route. ...

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June 3, 2018

50 years ago: The La Plata County commissioners released a feasibility study about a proposed dump 2 miles east and 1 mile south of “the old Colorado 172.” 25 years ago: Durango Police...