Opinion

Durango needs multi-level parking

Durango does a real disservice to downtown business owners and the homeowners on Third Avenue. Many employees park on Third, because there is no available or affordable parking nearby. Durango is...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate lobby antidote to money, power

Our Democracy has been sold to moneyed interests. Obscene amounts spent, a hellava’ return on investment. Sen. Whitehouse details this history in his book “Captured.” Not just Congress, but courts...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Article reinforced progressives’ hypocrisy

First off, thanks to the Herald for this enlightening story on progressives in Durango (April 27). I will bet money that most, if not all, of those quoted in the story were absolutely livid when...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A call for sound, science-based policies

Let’s work to protect the environment. In these dangerous and overly-authoritarian times, we have no refuge. We need full government accountability on why infrastructure development is now so far...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump operates as a dictator apprentice

President Trump has repeatedly derided mainstream media and judges whose rulings he doesn’t like. Clearly, he would like to be rid of such encumbrances, as have other world leaders for whom he has...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fear of homeless can make things worse

Being poor and homeless is not contagious, so why do so many people fear homeless people? Ignoring them won’t make them go away. Even Jesus said, “The poor will always be with you.” Working with...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

GOP can make health care great for all

What should be the priorities of a revised health care plan? Well, start with what President Donald Trump has promised, “a beautiful health care plan, even more people covered, lower premiums,...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Reduction in comics is not appreciated

Before the Herald’s transformation, readers were able to laugh at six “Blondie” comic strips a week. Now, we get only three. That’s not funny. Anthony R. Palmer Durango

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rodent poison is also toxic to our pets

I am writing this to warn pet owners of the hazard of using poison baits around the house to kill rodents, moles or voles. We just lost our beloved two-year-old Australian Shepherd when he ate...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No motors means no invasive species

With the recent and accelerating trend towards local reservoirs banning motorized boating to control the spread of invasive species (Herald, April 27), why do the powers that be still plan on...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Freedom of the press essential to liberty

Due to our president calling the media “enemy of the American people,” I am sending this statement: Freedom of the press is not just important to democracy, it is democracy! Sherri Libby Durango

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Your front-page picture really says it all

A picture is worth a thousand words. The picture on the front page above the fold of the April 25 Herald says it all: “Dude, why clean up our act, go to school, get a job and become responsible...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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