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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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Ar 180629655

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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Ar 180629673

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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Ar 180629672

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...

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Ar 180629841

June 24, 2018

100 years ago: A report about livestock being sold in the area announced that, although the local demand was still good, the hog supply was limited and trade was “rather quiet.” 75 years ago: A...

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Ar 180629842

June 23, 2018

100 years ago: The bookkeeper for Kellenberger took his first vacation in 10 years and expected to return in three months. 75 years ago: A 7-year-old boy from Cortez, while herding cattle in a...

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Ar 180629911

June 22, 2018

100 years ago: A 50-year-old Durango rancher was kicked in the face by a horse, which shattered part of his skull, caused him to lose an eye and did brain damage. He had no memory of the incident...

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Ar 180629992

June 21, 2018

100 years ago: Two area men, while placing a smokestack on a boarding house roof, were killed instantly after being electrocuted by a 10,000-volt high-tension power line hanging above them. 75...

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Ar 180629993

June 20, 2018

100 years ago: Residents were warned to prepare for a railroad strike that was expected to heavily impact transportation and food distribution in the area. 75 years ago: A morning count of...

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Ar 180619581

June 19, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Planing Mill and Lumber Co. sawmill, a mill with a 30,000-foot capacity on Junction Creek Road, “burned to the ground” from a blaze of unknown origin. 75 years ago: ...

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Ar 180619582

June 18, 2018

100 years ago: A 300-foot traveling belt conveyor was placed between the Godfrey ore roaster and the Dwight machines as part of an improvement campaign at “the Smelter.” It would reduce labor and...

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