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Letters: We need to get out more – but alone

Now more than ever, we need to be in nature to be healthy. There is plenty of historical, medical, observational and anecdotal evidence about this. I should know, I wrote my dissertation about it....

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Pay, rate hikes at LPEA are good things

Sue McWilliams’ letter reprimands LPEA’s board for actions which I applaud (“It’s time to really grill La Plata Electric ,” March 13). Perhaps because she’s new to our area, she doesn’t know LPEA...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: I want to see this supermarket doing more

It is time for the management of north City Market to step up and implement protective policies for their employees as it relates to COVID-19 ( masks, gloves and social distancing of six feet)....

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango council is afraid to let us vote

Aren’t we, as Durango citizens, fortunate to have City Council members that realize we are not able to think for ourselves? They know we can’t be trusted to vote correctly as far as an unnecessary...

DATE: March 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: On virus, Trump can’t rise above truth

Before I retired, I was a member of the Public Relations Society of America. For true professionals, this organization’s code of ethics is the unbreakable rule of ethical conduct. In executive...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: I am the man to lead in times of crises

I’m a 2020 candidate for U.S. Congress, I’ve lived in Durango 26 years. After driving 5,000 miles over this winter, through mountain pass blizzards, I’ve twice visited all 29 of our 3rd...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Will America again rise to the occasion?

What should our country do in response to the coronavirus? Opinions roughly fall into three categories. Exceptionalism: We have overreacted and can escape the fate of Italy because we’re Americans...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Elect board for greener, cheaper energy

In past elections, LPEA members have elected a strong board majority in favor of seeking cheaper, cleaner energy – for our wallets, and for our ecosystem. The board has kept its promise to...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Let’s vote Cory Gardner out in November

I once assumed that Sen. Cory Gardner was a traditional Republican like my father, a staunch defender of the Constitution and the rule of law, an advocate of fiscal responsibility, a person who had...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Do our homework and then let’s all vote

Decisions, decisions, what’s a person to do? Should the 32nd Street bridge be built or are we better off spending the money on a river trail extension to the thousands of people who live in Three...

DATE: March 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: On high gas prices, you must be patient

I thought I should respond to Michael Black’s concerns about gas prices in Durango (“Letters: Durangoans are being ripped off by gas prices ,” March 24). Mr. Black, I feel your pain and wonderment....

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Businesses could help us to help them

I agree with the sentiment expressed in recent letters about the importance of supporting local businesses. One thing businesses can do to help us help them would be to offer e-gift cards. Doing so...

DATE: March 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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