Opinion

Gardner always votes profits over people

Senator Cory Gardner claims to love the environment. He portrays himself as a Westerner who values public lands and protects the health of his constituents. He says he recognizes that “outdoor...

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

Don’t be distracted by the Trump circus

While most of the country is now distracted by the circus surrounding our president and the former head of the FBI, look at what is going on behind the scenes. Dodd-Frank has been repealed and now...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton, Gardner will regret methane votes

In some twisted way, perhaps it doesn’t matter that Sen. Cory Gardner ignored more than 10,000 calls, emails and faxes asking him to vote no on the repeal of the Methane Rule. When the vote was...

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

Continue to educate yourself on fluoride

Thank you to those involved in the effort to alert Durango citizens to the dangers of long term water fluoridation. I would encourage all citizens, young and old, to check out discoveries about...

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

Senate fast tracks a bad health care bill

By a roll call vote on May 4, 217 Congressmen, including Ken Buck (R-CO), Doug Lamborn (R-CO) and Scott Tipton (R-CO), voted to take health care away from 23 million people. It was called the...

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

Hot dogs on the grill, not in parked cars

American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is reminding pet owners this summer that hot dogs belong on the grill and not in parked cars. Even when it’s a comfortable 70...

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

Smackdown: a letter to all Durango

It happens to nearly everyone. You sit down to a lovely meal, surrounded by your entire family to celebrate your mother’s birthday. While you eat, the crickets chirp, and a soft summer breeze...

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

Letter writer unaware of bogus science

In a recent letter to the editor, the writer stressed that the Trump administration should use real science, like that which the Environmental Protection Agency uses. The liberal mainstream media...

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

Missing some favorites in the paper

Please publish the missing Colorado Rockies box scores for every game played between editions, including the day before each edition. I also miss the sports transactions log, especially for...

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

Marijuana damages brain development

Marijuana causes brain damage to children! Politics, legality and freedom issues aside, this is the result when children ingest this dangerous poison. The 10 pot shops in your town are not your...

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

DISH responds concerning Denver TV

Thank you, Mr. Fontana, for reaching out to DISH regarding the availability of Denver TV stations in Durango (Herald, May 12). We share your interest in this issue and want to help increase access...

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

In wake of Paris agreement, take action

President Trump declared he is “withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement.” This announcement shouldn’t surprise many and pleases few; 47 percent of those who voted for the...

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

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