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Feb. 11, 2018

100 years ago: A public notice was printed that said there wasn’t a merchant in Durango that didn’t “look to the press to boost the resources of this community.” 75 years ago: Some “unusually...

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Ar 180219986

Feb. 10, 2018

100 years ago: Two men from New York were in Durango to start work on the Champion Mine. 75 years ago: The San Juan Basin League Basketball Tournament in Durango continued with second-round...

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Ar 180209608

Feb. 9, 2018

100 years ago: A bull elk that wandered down from the mountains after a winter storm hit the Animas Valley was found almost starved to death near Durango. The chance that the animal would live...

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Ar 180209720

Feb. 8, 2018

100 years ago: The “House public lands committee” authorized Congressman Edward T. Taylor to make a “report upon his bill to correct title to Durango city reservoir and drainage basin.” 75 years...

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Ar 180209721

Feb. 7, 2018

75 years ago: The Dolores Cowboys lost a chance to win the San Juan Basin League basketball title at Smiley High gym, after “a smooth clicking Durango team” won, 30-21. 50 years ago: Denver...

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Ar 180209729

Feb. 6, 2018

100 years ago: The Durango Exchange received a letter from Congressman Edward T. Taylor that said he had prepared a bill for presentation, a new proposition, that related to the Durango-Silverton...

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Ar 180209730

Feb. 5, 2018

100 years ago: Updates were being done to the federal building that housed the U.S. district court, land office, forest service office, postal inspectors, postmasters and post office. 75 years...

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Ar 180209890

Feb. 3, 2018

100 years ago: Durango residents exhibited difficulty paying January bills because of expenses from the holiday season. 75 years ago: La Plata Electric Association proposed to expand its rural...

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Ar 180209956

Feb. 2, 2018

100 years ago: “Starving rodents” were “ruining fruit trees” along the Florida River near Allison and in Montezuma Valley, where snow was 3 to 5 feet deep. Rabbits reportedly were climbing trees...

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Ar 180209983

Feb. 1, 2018

100 years ago: The Denver & Rio Grande train on the Silverton branch, which went up Animas Canyon, was stopped by a dead buck deer on the tracks that looked like it was killed by a mountain lion. ...

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Ar 180139967

Jan. 31, 2018

100 years ago: “Just 250 feet of ice, between 4 and 5 feet thick,” on the Rio Grande between Durango and Silverton, was removed to clear the rails for travel. 75 years ago: A fire, which spread...

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Ar 180139981

Jan. 30, 2018

100 years ago: A winter storm dumped 4 feet of snow in Telluride, and 6 feet in the surrounding mountain areas. 50 years ago: LeRoy Goodman was injured in a vehicle collision near Del Norte. 25...