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Letters: Your bias on impeachment is showing

If Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was shocked by being reassigned, she must have refused to read cables, or slept through every staff briefing and ignored news coverage after every presidential...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: the ban-bags busybodies are back

The busybody bag banners are back, and probably no smarter than they were a few years ago. Sneakier? Probably! More deceitful? Most definitely! But not smarter. They will be taking their...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Come join our climate strike

Our planet is literally on fire. Every time that I check the news, I see Australia burning, the EPA limiting science, species going extinct, and people dying as a result of the climate crisis that...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We soldiered on despite TABOR’s talons

Thank you, Durango, for allowing me to serve on the 9-R school board. It was tremendously rewarding and enriching community service. The board, under Dan Snowberger’s leadership and capable team,...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: City Council escapes a tainted past

Don Thomas’ recent letter, “This council deserves our support on the budget ” (Nov. 14), is right on target. Council is diligently scrutinizing decisions made in the past as to how our tax money...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: A fully loaded question for our representatives

What kind of country do you want America to be, Sen. Cory Gardner and Rep. Scott Tipton? A: A country in which the president has the right, contrary to the undisputed interests of the United...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Herald editorials are fluffy and nonsensical

What is going on with the editorials in our local paper these days? Too often, the topics and content are nonsensical and lack any relevance to current issues or events. Furthermore, the writing...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Virginia Herrera will be missed at FLC

Jack Llewellyn’s column, “Lesson from Durangoans: Make Every Day Count ” (Nov. 9) resonated with me. There was also an obituary for Virginia Herrera published in the Herald on the same day as...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Can we please agree to disagree respectfully?

A recent solicitation letter from Sen. Cory Gardner closed with these words: “Help me fight back against the radical liberal horde that is descending on Colorado ... to defend ... radical liberal...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: This Trump character just caves to dictators

Living as we do in a sweet rural paradise, 300 miles from Denver and a blessed 2,000 from D.C., one is still keenly aware of how dependent we are on the state and national scenes, for health care,...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Writer is flat wrong about Electoral College

A recent letter in the Durango Herald from a Denver resident touted the purported benefit of eliminating the Electoral College for the residents of Colorado (“Killing Electoral College would be...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: This is how we end marijuana prohibition

By ballot initiative known as Amendment 64, Colorado began legal sales of marijuana on Jan. 1, 2014. As a result, the dispensary and its emblematic green cross is now refuge for the suffering where...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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