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Letters: Letters from complainers are unneeded

During these stressful times, when we all need to pull together and support each other and our community, I implore you not to print any further negative letters from writers like Robert Goodman –...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Toilet paper hoarders had better watch out

To all you toilet-paper hoarders: When my husband was a manager of a sewer district in California, I learned something. When people used paper towel as toilet paper, sewage pipes could get clogged...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Don’t forget how we were gouged on gas

Thanks, Durango gas stations, for gouging the locals during this ongoing crisis. There are no tourists or skiers here so it’s the locals, who are already in a pinch, who get to absorb the high...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Medicare for All would make us safer now

This virus is another stark reminder of why we need Medicare for All. People who are exhibiting symptoms or who were exposed to the virus are being placed under mandatory isolation and quarantine –...

DATE: April 2, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: A bright, loud spot amidst the pandemic

About 9:30 yesterday morning, I began to hear lots of car horns honking on north Main Avenue, just a block away. It sounded similar to the old custom of honking after a wedding. I wondered what...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Don’t forget how we were gouged on gas

During this time of stress, uncertainty and self-sacrifice, please think of health care staff working in direct patient care. They are putting their own health at risk to care for our community...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Democrats taking advantage of virus

Tom Givón’s letter on the subject of empathy rings hollow when reading some of the quotes from Democrats in congress “Empathy is a given for all but Trump ,” March 22). Democrat Majority Whip James...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Excess C02 costly in more ways than one

Excess CO2 Costly in More Ways Than One “There is no climate crisis, no emergency ” (letters, March 9) not only denies that there is a climate crisis but uses the simpleminded logic that more is...

DATE: April 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We need to get out more – but alone

Now more than ever, we need to be in nature to be healthy. There is plenty of historical, medical, observational and anecdotal evidence about this. I should know, I wrote my dissertation about it....

DATE: March 31, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Pay, rate hikes at LPEA are good things

Sue McWilliams’ letter reprimands LPEA’s board for actions which I applaud (“It’s time to really grill La Plata Electric ,” March 13). Perhaps because she’s new to our area, she doesn’t know LPEA...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: I want to see this supermarket doing more

It is time for the management of north City Market to step up and implement protective policies for their employees as it relates to COVID-19 ( masks, gloves and social distancing of six feet)....

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango council is afraid to let us vote

Aren’t we, as Durango citizens, fortunate to have City Council members that realize we are not able to think for ourselves? They know we can’t be trusted to vote correctly as far as an unnecessary...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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