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And the West is History

50 YEARS AGO: “Harvest Festival gets underway Friday: The annual Pinto Bean Harvest Festival will have 13 categories for the pinto bean cook and three for the apple pie bakers. The contest committee says that anyone wishing to sample the dishes may do so for a dime.”

25 YEARS AGO: “Residents express concerns at EPA injection-well hearing: Regulators said they will seek opinions from scientific experts following questions raised about a proposed gas-recovery enhancement program at a Durango hearing Wednesday. About 100 people attended the four-hour hearing at Fort Lewis College.”

Most items in this column are taken from The Durango Herald archives, Center of Southwest Studies and the Animas Museum. Their accuracy may not be verified.

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