Treating children shows fluoridation works

I have practiced dentistry for 16 years and have specialized in caring for children. I have studied the cavity process in great detail. I have researched the physical changes fluoride produces to...

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

Liberal outrage absent on other hacking

On Jan. 6, James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, said he had a very high level of confidence that Russia hacked the Democratic Party and campaign staff emails. There has been...

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

Everyone should stand up for women

As we move into the new year it is imperative we reflect on where our culture is on the topic of violence against women. Globally, 1 in 3 women will be beaten or raped in their lifetimes. That is 1...

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

Tell officials we won’t pay for border wall

I would like to point out to our national elected officials, Sens. Cory Bennet and Michael Gardner and U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, that the State of Colorado did not vote for Donald J. Trump or for any...

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

Traffic plan will create more congestion

Perhaps the Herald should rerun the Dec. 24 article “Changes Coming – City Council wants dedicated bike lanes.” Many readers were probably too busy with the holidays to be aware of the newest...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fluoride: we should err on side of caution

I recently became interested in water fluoridation after listening to a guest on “Coast to Coast” radio. He spoke of problems associated with over-mineralization of arteries and the pineal gland,...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t put an unsightly hotel on our river

Oh, please, think of the future of our town and our Animas riverfront and don’t allow a hotel to take that space. Think of the traffic nightmare and drastic mitigation between Camino and the...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bill Roberts was always fair and honest

Having been a Herald subscriber for 25 years, I’ve been exposed to Bill Roberts’ editorial writings for almost his entire career. While I rarely agreed with a lot of his editorials, I have to give...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support Democrats at MLK Day event

The La Plata County Democrats are hosting their annual Martin Luther King Jr. day “Soup and Soul” fundraising potluck dinner, “We have a dream” at Manna Soup Kitchen, 1100 Avenida del Sol, at 5:30...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Roberts helped to make paper great

While Bill Roberts was in the newsroom while I was the editor of the Herald’s special sections several years ago, I want him to know it was a pleasure to know him while I was there. Thanks to Bill...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Roberts’ reliance on evidence admirable

Bill Roberts wrote clear, locally relevant, “evidence-based” editorials for The Durango Herald for 26 years, a phenomenal accomplishment. With support from Morley Ballantine, the chairman and...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Roberts’ attention to county appreciated

I want to thank Bill Roberts for his help and guidance with respect to helping me update and clarify property tax laws and situations to the readers of the Herald. His leadership has made the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor