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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: 2 days 14 hours 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: 2 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter’s: Scott Tipton’s lands bill opposition is mind-bending

I am grateful for the U.S. House passage of the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, a massive public lands bill protecting about 400,000 acres in Colorado. Our District 3 would gain more...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: This council deserves our support on the budget

After reading Ellen Stein’s and Janet Wiley’s letters (“City Council majority is flouting expertise ,” Oct. 13; “Durango city councilors are disrespecting the budget process ,” Oct. 22), I feel...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: What have you done for the planet today?

There’s an art installation that recently opened, called “Arcadia,” that is said to evoke our love of our natural environment while educating us about our impact on the planet. In the end, it asks,...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Pine River Library thanks everybody!

Ballot Issue 6A passed in Bayfield with a 58% to 42% approval. This clear margin speaks to the priorities of the Pine River Valley community. I would be remiss if I didn’t thank a few people for...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Herald editor is stupid, illogical

If a newspaper publishes news and editorials, for it to survive, it should have certain basic standards. The daily news it publishes would naturally report on a lot of stupid things people do....

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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