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Snowberger prompted progress for 9-R

We write to offer our sincere thanks to Dan Snowberger for his nine years of service to School District 9-R and to all of us within the District – parents, staff and taxpayers. Just look at the...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Durango Estates is unamanaged, unruly

I live adjacent to Durango Estates, a 420-lot subdivision in Junction Creek, which was aggressively blocked from development by the county and the Colorado Court of Appeals in the ’80s. Recently,...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Hickenlooper understands ambitious transitions

Congratulations to Senator-elect John Hickenlooper for his recent win to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate. As a geologist, he understands the science and the urgency to transition to a 100...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Biden is a clueless wimp of a politician

Well, you got what you wanted – a clueless wimp of a politician for president of this country, who would probably be blown down in a 10-mph wind in his size 32-short suit. He’s never had a real job...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Council won’t enforce COVID rules

On June 17, Durango City Council signed off on Order 2020-10, requiring masks in all public places and referencing Section 1-16 as the penalty, which allows a fine of $1,000, and/or up to 90 days...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Don’t lecture me

In response to Dave Mehan’s recent letter (“How could you have been so duped?” Nov. 10), I had to shake my head when he questioned the values of conservative voters and President Trump’s...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Trump is a con artist and grifter

Shame on the new editorial page editor for printing this slanderous and uninformed letter from reader Dave Gibbons. He not only has no idea of Joe Biden’s accomplishments in service to his country,...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 hours 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Update to comedy comparison of debate

On second thought, what I should have said about the Trump-Biden debate (Letters, Sept. 30) was we have a new act for a comedy routine on TV. Not Abbot and Costello, but the Smothers Brothers, live...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 21 hours ago | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Letters: PERA retirees support Durango economy

I agree with Jack Llewellyn’s Nov. 7 “Buy Local” article as a way to help our business community get through these challenging times. I also want to call attention to a major driver of our local...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There aren’t two sides to this debate, y’all

Good grief. Must we continue to read and hear the blather in letters like “This indoctrination in Durango schools ” (Nov. 5) that spout nonsense about climate change? Seriously? It is not...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Can you please help with mask-wearing?

Over the course of this pandemic, I have observed numerous occasions when the Herald has published pictures of local residents wearing their masks inappropriately – a chili roaster with her mask...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Thanks, I will always be available for you

I am honored and humbled to be reelected as your House District 59 representative. As I continue to advocate for rural economic development, education, water rights and clean air, I will listen to...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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