Bill great example of collaborative effort

The piece that ran in the Herald on Sunday, Feb. 5, illustrates what a successful, collaborative grassroots effort looks like. The formulation of the San Juan Wilderness bill has been done the...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Questions for the progressive individual

I recently saw a letter here extolling the warrior-like qualities of the progressive movement, and of course, of the progressive individual. I thought, as I often do, just towards what does a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Now we know Sen. Cory Gardner’s price

With his recent vote to confirm one of the most spectacularly unqualified cabinet nominees in recent history – Betsy DeVos – Cory Gardner has revealed just how cheaply he can be bought. Public...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump needs to delegate responsibility

There was a story on the front page of the Herald sports section (Jan. 26) regarding the health risks associated with being a head coach in the NFL. How true, how true. Gary Kubiak is to be...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A response to recent articles on immigration

My grandfather, Albert Joseph Bialek, came to the United States from Poland (Galicia) in 1910. Per the Ellis Island website, he boarded a ship, the S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, in Bremen,...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The real threat is not foreign immigrants

A recent online poll showed that 52 percent of Herald readers believe that tighter rules for immigrants will curb terrorism in the U.S. There is only one problem here – there are virtually no...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A valentine for journalists everywhere

It is late Tuesday night, Feb. 14th, 2017: I want to thank American journalists, especially the Washington press corps, who are on the job and working constantly to find the truth. They uphold the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sen. Gardner is unwilling to listen to us

Senator Cory Gardner has continued to insist that “paid protesters” have been calling his offices, making it difficult for his own “real” constituents from Colorado to get through to him. That is...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

End-of-Life Options Act all about choice

Upon reading Robert Goodrich’s angry outburst at the Herald (Feb. 8) and an individual’s right to peacefully end hopeless suffering, I wondered why he feels he should control everybody. I have...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Make the bridge actually go somewhere

With all the upcoming planning and building projects that sound like they will be passed, and roads that will need to be built to accommodate our traffic, I have a suggestion. Make the “Bridge to...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is no defender of our public lands

Rep. Scott Tipton has joined with the Republicans in an all-out assault on the nation’s public lands. His actions show that he feels environmental protections need to be gutted, and our public land...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton should act on climate priorities

As noted in The New York Times on Feb. 7 (“A Conservative Climate Solution: A Republican Group Calls for A Carbon Tax”), a group of elder Republican statesmen, including former Secretary of State...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor