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Guinn Unger is better on healthcare

I’m voting for Guinn Unger, Democratic candidate for the 6th state Senate district. Affordable and available healthcare for all is important for me. This is an important issue for Guinn Unger as...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Teachers union is stiffing indy Paul Jones

Last week, Colorado Education Association members received an email from our union regarding the upcoming election. The email states: “Ballots are coming next week – do you know where CEA stands on...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s your city, approve the tax increase

I will vote YES on Durango ballot question 2A to increase a combination of city sales and property taxes, and I hope you will consider joining me. If you had participated in the community...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 15 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald is wrong about Brauchler, Weiser

I was sorry to see The Durango Herald’s endorsement of George Brauchler for attorney general. The editorial failed to demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of AG and whose experience would...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 15 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Walker Stapleton’s money is tainted

I was going to commend the Herald for their non-partisan endorsements for the upcoming election. However, with the Herald’s recent endorsement of Walker Stapleton, I was dismayed with their...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Democrats are probably the new Nazis

The Democrat liberal brown shirts have taken a page out of Hitler’s playbook. Nation Socialism. In 1939, they started enforcing their will by mob rule, intimidation and violence against anyone that...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 15 hours 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Allison Aichele is a superb treasurer

I was shocked reading the Herald’s endorsement of County Treasurer Allison Aichele’s opponent. Colton Black’s only disclosed educational credential and experience in these realms is licensing...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need more GOP to make more sense

A big thank you to Jeff Bork (“Vote No on 2; city can afford new police station now,” Oct. 13). Every word you said is so true! Even the Herald has to admit that Ballot Issue 2A is ill-conceived...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Colorado AG must be a Trump-fighter

The Herald recently endorsed Phil Weiser’s opponent for attorney general, stating, “We disagree that the presidential administration should be the Colorado attorney general’s prime area of...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote to save our health with setbacks

We have before us a landmark opportunity to protect our health and safety from the dangers of future fracking, which threatens the air we breathe, the water we drink, and soil in which we grow our...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City tax hike is well justified and wise

Durango regularly is identified as a best small city, great outdoors city, good city for families and so on. Our location is one reason for this but equally important are a healthy downtown and...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t waste negative mailings on me

Because my local TV stations are out of New Mexico (where, by the way, all I’m seeing is negative accusations/pointed fingers), I have to depend on info sent to me via snail mail. I just want to...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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