Opinion

Monica Lewinsky fights cyber-bullying

We know one of the major reasons that teens reach the point where they would take their own lives. There are more, but public shaming or cyber-bullying can’t be dismissed. Before the internet,...

DATE: April 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

For Earth Day, learn about carbon act

Earth Day, April 22, is a reminder of the power inherent in grassroots movements to make dramatic changes that improve our lives. Young or old, Americans across the country are facing the...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Jeff Mannix can help us to get greener

As the La Plata Electric Association election approaches, I’m struck by two things that I recently learned. First, the 7.35 cents that LPEA paid to buy one kilowatt hour of electricity from...

DATE: April 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald should leave First Family alone

The last time the media took a cheap shot at a sitting president’s children, Harry Truman threatened to punch a Washington Post critic in the nose over a review of daughter Margaret Truman’s...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join us to stop immigrant deportations

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been targeting and apprehending valued members of our community. A year after Bayfield resident Edin Ramos was separated from his family and deported to...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mannix, Turner will save us from Tri-State

The energy economy is shifting rapidly with the cost of renewables plummeting and the price of coal steadily creeping up. Unfortunately, although Southwest Colorado is prime territory for solar...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Now the Herald is taking comics hostage

The new format on the Sunday games page is somewhat of an improvement. I nearly went blind trying to read the crossword definitions before, now they’re the same size as the weekday puzzles. Good...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes, you finally made the puzzles bigger!

Reference is made to a letter sent to your publication by a reader regarding the recent changes made by the Herald, whereby the puzzles were enlarged allowing for easier reading of clues and...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Gardner fear-mongering on Green Deal

This headline – “Green New Deal is a raw new deal for Colorado ” (April 4) – is absolutely characteristic of Sen. Cory Gardner and the Republicans in general. In the article, Gardner says, “it...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Oil and gas industry is crying wolf again

The oil patch is at it again. More propaganda commercials to convince you that complying with health, safety and environmental rules will put it out of business. Senate Bill 19-181 is not...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate inaction is not an option here

The first NASA climate scientist testified before Congress in 1988, stating concern about the cause and effect of warming temperatures and human emissions in the atmosphere. Now, 31 years later,...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Huntington best choice for LPEA board

I have known Dan Huntington, the incumbent candidate for La Plata Electric Association District 2, for the better part of 20 years, and every encounter I’ve had with him has been polite, honest,...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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