Bettin is a strong, balanced candidate

There are a number of ways in which to assess the current slate of Durango City Council candidates. Each candidate has had an opportunity to make a strong impression on the basis of expertise in...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Youssef will serve the whole community

I am writing in support of Melissa Youssef for City Council. I worked with Melissa on the city’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for a number of years and on the Committee to Keep Durango...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Good intentions gone awry with fluoride

Even the best of intention can be wrong when knowledge illuminates the truth. That’s the case when considering fluoride. Most of us grew up thinking fluoride was good for our teeth, helping to...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Melissa Youssef values arts and culture

As a supporter of the arts, I’m writing to announce my support of Melissa Youssef for Durango City Council. Durango is known for its abundance of riches in natural beauty, recreation and parks. All...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Fluoride is the result of corporate scams

The history of fluoride being manipulated into mainstream use by chemical manufacturers is one of the biggest corporate scams in history. Fluoride is an industrial waste by-product from...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Youssef lives and breathes Durango

I have had the pleasure of working alongside Melissa Youssef on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for the City of Durango, and wholeheartedly believe she would make a great councilwoman for...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Pro-fluoride soapbox is outdated by now

Tom Sluis’ tirade against Clean Water Durango exemplifies what happens when the ability to incorporate updated information into one’s perspective is abdicated in favor of desperately clinging to...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Youssef demonstrates her ability to lead

I have had the pleasure of meeting Melissa Youssef this past year as our paths have crossed while supporting the Women’s Resource Center. We recognized from the onset that we shared a common...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

No one is more qualified than Youssef

In the upcoming election, Durango citizens have the opportunity to elect one of the best-qualified candidates for city council in recent years. Melissa Youssef has a solid background in business,...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Melissa Youssef will serve our community

I write this letter on behalf of Melissa Youssef, who is running for Durango City Council. I worked with Melissa for three years while serving on the Animas High School Board of Directors. This...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Brookie shares Trump’s temperament

If you like Donald Trump, vote Dean Brookie for city council. Both men seem bent on personally attacking anyone who opposes their opinions. Jeffery Brown Durango

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

A short story about fluoride treatments

Many years ago I decided that fluoride was bad so I quit using it. However, after not using it for a short while my teeth began to hurt. So off to the dentist, who said I needed fluoride...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor