Remove symbols of hate from property

I am a soldier in the U.S. Army. I am also a Jew. And if that is a concern for you, we have a fundamental problem. Because this country – the one that I serve and which I’m sworn to protect – is...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why not shop locally for school mentors?

Why take the long way around to connect kids with mentors in the 9-R school district, as was traced out in a recent front page story (Herald, Feb. 3)? The Check and Connect program, which provided...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Open letter to Sen. Gardner, Rep. Tipton

Sen. Cory Gardner: The recent election that brought Donald Trump to the White House is alarming on many levels. I am among the large number of your constituents who are counting on you to act as...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Deregulation: Freedom or lost protection?

Many politicians are touting “deregulation” as the economic miracle cure. The logic goes something like this: Less government equals less regulation, which equals more corporate profit, which...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If the wall is built, cover it with art

Come hell or high water, the campaign promise to build a “huge” Mexican border wall will happen faster than you can shake a stick. The billions and billions of dollars to construct and maintain...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes, BLM does have a choice on Chaco

Regarding your article, “Tribes plead with Bureau of Land Management for protection of Chaco” (Herald, Feb. 3), the BLM was wrong to claim “at this point, we don’t have a choice,” when referring to...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Additional information to clarify protests

I thought I would provide some additional information to help Katherine Reynolds (Herald, Feb. 2) and any others understand why around 3 million Americans marched in protest to the election of...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Crisis calls for carbon fee and dividend

Chris Mooney’s article “U.S. Scientists Declare 2016 Hottest Year...” points out that both NOAA and NASA confirm rocketing global temperatures, demonstrating that climate change is real and...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Educate yourself on dangers of fluoride

A Google search will give all the information anyone needs about the dangers of fluoride – harm to child neurodevelopment, increased diabetic risk, arsenic contamination, osteosarcoma, lead...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Concern about Neil Gorsuch nomination

A major concern I have about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch involves the Environmental Protection Agency nominee, Oklahoman Scott Pruitt, a man who has sued the EPA 10 times on behalf of the...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A request for Sen. Cory Gardner

Consider this a constituent request to Sen. Cory Gardner: Please advise when your next town hall meeting will be in Durango. I would like some advance notice so as to ensure full attendance at it. ...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Representatives: Reject immigration ban

The Herald (Jan. 30) published statements from Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner and Representative Scott Tipton concerning the executive order banning the entry of refugees into the United...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor