100 years ago: The A.B. Patterson herd of milk cows was sold at a public auction on Reservoir Hill.
75 years ago: The eighth annual San Juan Basin Seed Show and Fair was held at the fairgrounds and attracted a large crowd.
50 years ago: A defense motion filed in District Court was reported to suggest that more than one person may have been involved in the slaying of Milton D. Moeller, 56, and his wife, Mildred, 55, in the mountains north of Durango.
25 years ago: Someone reported that the front door of Shred Shed, 105 E. Seventh St., had been smashed in.
Most items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not be verified.