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The time is right for health care for all

Please join your friends and neighbors for the Universal Health Coverage Day rally at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at Buckley Park in Durango. Simultaneous rallies will be taking place all across...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton needs to support the ‘Dreamers’

Scott Tipton must stop using the lives and dignity of immigrants as bargaining chips and support the passage of a clean Dream Act without delay. Time is running out before the end of the...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Find some way to honor old pine tree

There’s a hole in our hearts and a hole in the sky at the north end of town. A grand old ponderosa was just cut down by the city. Apparently they deemed it necessary to remove this “hazard” after...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Representative Tipton’s words ring hollow

I am an outdoor enthusiast. There’s nothing like a hike in the woods to forget my cares and appreciate the breathtaking beauty of our mountains in Colorado. Like most, I am concerned about...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sen. Gardner must stand up for ANWR

Let’s call the effort to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling what it truly is – a political game. A recent study by the Center for American Progress found that...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dalton Ranch letter held many errors

A recent letter (Herald, Nov. 15) from a resident unhappy with the Dalton Ranch community’s decision to consolidate trash and recycling with a single contractor made many erroneous statements. This...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter to Sec. Zinke on Methane Rule

Secretary Zinke, please support the BLM Methane Rule as it is. Do not delay it, rewrite it or weaken it. This rule protects the economy and health of people in the Southwest. Everyone, including...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fluoride letter took study out of context

The letter from Jim Forleo (Herald, Nov. 27) claiming that a new study came out proving that fluoride is poisoning our children demonstrates, once again, Forleo’s ignorance of science, research and...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No surprise: Cory Gardner caves again

With his unwavering support of the clumsy, ill-considered and damaging tax bill, Cory Gardner rewrites the wonderful phrase his party’s most famous president made part of American history. For...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We hope Lachelt continues with her work

Concerning the editorial “Gwen Lachelt” (Herald, Nov. 18): Many of us were so pleased to find out some months ago that Commissioner Lachelt was forming a nonprofit organization by which regional...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Shop locally, and wisely, this Christmas

I hope Durangoans take the Herald’s editorial suggestion (Nov. 29) to shop locally this Christmas season to heart. Supporting local businesses really does enhance our way of life by supporting...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Homeless family needs help this season

Here it is December, although with the lack of snow, it doesn’t feel like it. Purgatory is open, and people are settling in to their winter routines, including the Allan family. I first met the...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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