Opinion

Opinion on LGBT lives was pure hatred

Concerning the opinion pertaining to LGBT lives from Michael Jarvis (published on the Durango Herald website): To me it is the toxic and lamentable gene-pool of utter ignorance which should be...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Voice your opinion on CR 203 rezoning

This is to encourage property owners and neighbors in the Animas Valley to attend the public hearing on the Yucha rezone request (Project #2018-0022), which was continued to 6 p.m. May 24 at the...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Colorado needs Doug Robinson in office

Colorado needs Doug Robinson, a Republican who is running for Colorado governor. He is a man of action who wants to take Colorado to the top of the charts in every aspect. He supports marijuana,...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t shoot the messenger of freedom

In response to the press-damning opinion by Norma Byrd (Herald, May 14), I felt I needed to make a few corrections. She has stated that a cadre of hacks are hell-bent on destroying America through...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

LGBT community is a danger to others

Since homosexuals do not reproduce and hence are not normal and will not “survive” according to Charles Darwin, and since a homosexual orientation has a cognitive rather than a genetic origin which...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Salvation Army service changes explained

Please allow me to provide insight into The Salvation Army’s decision to change our current service model in Durango. We decided to open a service center to be more transparent with our donors on...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Register as an Independent voter today

If you area a registered Democrat or Republican voter and are fed up with the two major parties, you should register to be an Independent/unaffiliated voter today. No worries, because Colorado now...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tiny home community is right for Durango

As a 40-plus year resident and worker in this community, I know how difficult it is for anyone to live and work here. I have recently found myself in a handicapped situation, trying to live on...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New tower behind Home Depot intrusive

Please help! Just this morning noticed the new presence of some kind of tower on the bluff behind Home Depot. As a resident in the area, I find that it is strikingly ugly and disconcerting. Why is...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Reminder to bear proof your trash cans

OK, County Road 203 neighbors. Please place your garbage cans in a secure location and save a fine. This morning, garbage was strewn along C.R. 203 before the mobile home park. Thanks to all of...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Criminalizing poverty is the real crime

Durango’s City Council decided unanimously that if you don’t have money to spend downtown, you better not get caught there. This is a shame and an affront to the very notion of “public space.” ...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Reporting all crime essential for safety

At a recent meeting of the Boulevard Neighborhood Association with City Councilor Melissa Youssef, a variety of city issues was discussed. Among the observations made were the increasing numbers of...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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