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Letters: Bridge is unneeded and may not work

Please do not build the pedestrian bridge over 32nd Street (a bridge over a bridge). Is it primarily for road cyclists? Even though a lot of work has been done, cut your losses and build it...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Why are we building an unholy eyesore?

I could not agree more with the Herald’s editorial reacting to the proposed 32nd Street overpass (“Whose lousy idea was this bridge? ” Jan. 23). What an unholy eyesore. As the editorial pointed...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Call your councilors and stop this bridge!

I am alarmed about the proposed and approved bridges at 32nd Street, especially after seeing a ground-level rendering as well as the astronomical price tag which has just kept increasing for this...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 37 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Council must stop this terrible bridge

You captured every single thing wrong with the proposed pedestrian bridge in your recent editorial (“Whose lousy idea was this bridge? ” Jan. 23). I frequently walk the length of the river trail...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | UPDATED: 12 hours 37 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: As a doctor, I prescribe Medicare for All

Health insurance is supposed to protect us from debilitating medical bills. But many of my patients find that when they need care, commercial insurance does not provide adequate protection. Even...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: To the other animals, we’re all Nazis

On Jan. 27, the world will observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The date marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Hitler’s largest death camp. It’s an opportunity to...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We need help with transit

Bayfield! Why have you cut your share of funding to Roadrunner Transit? It’s the only public transportation that connects Durango, Bayfield and Ignacio. For years, RRT has done an excellent job of...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Is there no way to stop this horrible bridge?

While I applaud Durango’s investment in Parks and Recreation and specifically the Animas River Trail, the renderings of the proposed new pedestrian bridge at 32nd Street are simply horrible. It’s...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango is a little town with a big heart

Last June, I crashed my Harley riding down from Silverton. It broke my leg and seven ribs. It was a long recovery. I work at Brennan’s Exxon. It is one of the finest local businesses here in...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Check out this homeless setup in Albuquerque

While visiting Albuquerque recently, a friend and I were impressed and inspired with a private tour of Joy Junction , a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, the largest in New Mexico, in existence...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Let’s impeach every one of them

Did Trump really err to the point of impeachment by asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden? If suspected, he should have been investigated. How myopic that those impeaching President Donald Trump...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We can’t weather climate change inaction

Thank you to The Durango Herald for your article “What does climate change mean for Chapman Hill?” (Jan. 13). It is a smart move on the city’s part to reconsider large investments in our little ski...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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