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March 4, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Pressed Brick Co. residence and office building, at the yard on the Lightner Creek, were to be painted and beautified. 75 years ago: The meeting of Preceptor Mu...

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March 3, 2018

100 years ago: “The people of the San Juan Basin” would be “interested in several illuminating letters,” that would be published in The Ignacio Chieftain. 75 years ago: Mr. Bowe left for Durango...

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March 2, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. Jerry Griggs had tired of his friends and “delights of the shining mahogany” after acquiring his ranch home, located down Long Hollow on the lower La Plata. 75 years ago: ...

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March 1, 2018

100 years ago: Anna Fredlund was listed as a visitor in Durango. She was in the city to transact business deals. 75 years ago: Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Bodo, local contributors to the sport of...

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Feb. 28, 2018

100 years ago: The superintendent of La Plata County schools was in Durango visiting the local school. 75 years ago: A blockade on U.S. Highway 550 near Red Mountain caused by an avalanche held...

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Feb. 27, 2018

100 years ago: Mr. Hardy, a marksman working for Peter’s shells, arrived in Durango from Denver to educate people about firearms. 75 years ago: Wayne Brewer made an employment transfer to the...

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Feb. 26, 2018

100 years ago: Agricultural students at Fort Lewis College plunged into the “numerous stunts during the week.” 75 years ago: Goodman Paint Co. took out an advertisement that said, “Newest...

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Feb. 25, 2018

100 years ago: The business manager of The Durango Evening Herald transacted a business deal with the C.L. Taylor jewelry business. 75 years ago: The Hall family of Bloomfield and Mrs. Glyde...

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Feb. 24, 2018

100 years ago: Extra copies of The Durango Democrat and 1,600 pamphlets from the Durango Exchange were being delivered to residents in the San Juan Basin. 75 years ago: The San Juan Basin League...

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Feb. 23, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Exchange mailed 400 membership forms to Durango and La Plata County residents. 75 years ago: Insurance evaluations of the senior and the junior high schools in Durango...

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Feb. 22, 2018

100 years ago: Repairs to the Silverton tramway were being conducted under the direction of Ike Camp, an experienced tramway man for the San Juan district. 75 years ago: Durango police officers...

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Feb. 21, 2018

100 years ago: The La Plata County clerk and Logan Crawford, predatory animal inspector for Colorado, reminded area farmers of the official formula for poisoning prairie dogs, which was issued by...