Opinion

Tri-State must stop misusing our money

Press reports have surfaced recently showing that Tri-State Generation and Transmission and other coal-burning power companies have funneled large sums – $7.8 million in 2017 and up to $8.8 million...

DATE: April 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t be fooled about Medicare for all

Let’s put public health above corporate wealth and get behind the improved Medicare for All Act just introduced in the U.S. Senate. Imagine no more premiums, deductibles, co-pays or medical bills...

DATE: April 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Blame climate change, not polar bears

It’s been a long time, but I just couldn’t pass up a chance to respond to Mike Sigman’s letter regarding walruses plunging to their deaths (“How do you know it wasn’t polar bears? ”, April 22). It...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Republicans are afraid of everything

It is amazing to watch the supporters behind President Donald Trump at his rallies. They look like an all-white rendition of the Village People with their moronic costumes and behavior. Everything...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Your press awards were well deserved

Congratulations are due to Mary Shinn, Jerry McBride and all of the rest of The Durango Herald staff on their recent awards (“Herald wins 45 awards in annual press contests, including 2 for general...

DATE: April 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This is government service at its finest

On Tax Day, I went to the post office to mail my compulsory tax bill. On the front door a sign read: mail received after 3 p.m. will be postmarked the next day. Hmm? What happened to postmarking by...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Forget ‘Nancy,’ more Gary Markstein

OK, you’ve decided to rid we old comic lovers of some of our favorites, but... “Nancy”? Seriously? How far back did you have to search for that old comic strip? Take away Doonesbury and leave us...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Jeff Mannix can save us from Tri-State

A little over a century ago an orphan from Italy came to America to mine coal in Western Pennsylvania. It was an opportunity for a better life for him and his family but it was also his death...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Democrats are hypocrites on immigration

President Donald Trump is generously considering moving thousands of asylum-seekers to “sanctuary cities.” I’ve listened to speech after speech by leading Democrats in the last few months about how...

DATE: April 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

9-R spokeswoman is now Cruella de Vil?

In reading the story about teacher Robyn Baxendale raising money to pay off kids school lunch debt at Miller Middle School (“Fundraiser settles lunch debt for Miller students ,” April 19), I note...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Your big truck makes a terrible noise

Yes, size matters when it comes to pickup trucks but I’m talking about the size of the noise they make. Sadly, many pickup trucks in this town are now outfitted with exhaust systems that are...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald is an equal-opportunity offender

Ms. Norma Byrd is upset by the Herald’s shuffling of comic strips (“Now the Herald is taking comics hostage ,” April 17). My goodness, she must have a tough life. So I feel I must help her through...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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