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Gabbard is the best choice for president

I just read the article, “Colorado Hate Crimes Nearly Doubled In 2018 Compared To 2017 ” (Aug. 7). The article insinuates greater reporting of these hate crimes, but I assert that our divisive...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

George Will and I have had enough

George Will, a respected , prominent conservative author, is also a former member of the Republican Party. He is among the many who have written about the recent horrific mass shootings in Texas...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mercy used to be a righteous hospital

I would like to commend Candace Richerson for speaking out loud about a sore subject that most often goes whispered about, grumbled about, but seldom mentioned in bold print (“Centura is squeezing...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The selfish train belongs in a museum

Julie Meadows’ letter to the Herald (Aug. 5) about the train “Taking not giving ” is right on target. But that’s only part of the train owner’s apparent attitude toward our community. The train...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please write more about this president

President Trump did not leave the golf course after two mass murders, and once he flew off to Ohio and Texas three days later, he talked with an influential NRA CEO who wanted no gun laws revised....

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

How is it possible there’s no city pool?

How is it possible Durango does not have a public pool or swimming area? My grandchildren and I am very sure many others must go out of town or even out of state to swim outdoors. Trails and parks...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We’re Dems and we’re not taking this

Come on, Mike! (“Why do Democrats despise America ,” Aug. 5). You’re past annoying. My Grandfather was gassed in France, he loved this country unquestionably. He was a proud Democrat. My father saw...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Libraries are the lifeblood of America

Can your read this sentence? If so, we have teachers and public libraries to thank – for our literacy and intellectual development, along with parents who also respected education and libraries. We...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Republicans don’t care about democracy

A letter to The Herald (Aug. 1) from Mike Sigman of Durango is headlined, “Why do Democrats despise America ?” I assure you, Mr. Sigman, nearly all Democrats are critical of the president, his...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A little Civil War history couldn’t hurt

In response to two recent letters written by Marie Schulz (“Go back where you came from, racists ,” July 29) and Diana Belles (“You shouldn’t have printed that letter ,” Aug. 5): Both authors could...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dems: We know you are hurting, but ...

Shame on our new governor for trying to appease the progressives and passing the insidious National Popular Vote Interstate Compact and attempting to steal our votes. Yes, we understand that...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If it quacks like corruption, it hurts us

Under Durango City Manager Ron LeBlanc and apparently with the blessing of City Council, there has been for years a management style best described by the words “hold them accountable,” whereby the...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2019 | UPDATED: 5 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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