Opinion

Of cattle, sheep and need for deputies

Andrew Gulliford’s recent article (“The Woolly West,” Oct. 13) was indicative of these extremely divisive times! Sheep and cattle ranchers are not always opposed to each other and both often have...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Zoning will kill hay fit for British royals

May I share with you and your readers some history of La Plata County that few are aware of? Some years ago, the royals of Great Britain decided they would only feed their magnificent horses the...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do crybaby liberals prefer left lemmings?

Regarding Debbie Williams’ letter (“Herald fails liberals with endorsements,” Nov. 2): Oh, Waaah! I commend the Herald for not being a lemming of the left and generally taking a non-partisan...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The McLachlan fliers can’t be recycled!

Election season is in full swing and politics are spicy. Midterms are upon us and many Americans are turning out for their local elections, making a serious impact on their local governments. This...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Aichele is not up to the job of treasurer

The office of county treasurer is a rough equivalent to the CFO of a private enterprise. As such, when the person holding that office evidences the inability to implement proper controls (as...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hamby, imposing gentleman, for sheriff

I am writing this letter in support of Charles Hamby for La Plata County Sheriff. Charles began his law enforcement career in Texas in 1988 where he worked as a patrol officer in city and county...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton and his party are ripping us off

The “R” next to Rep. Scott Tipton’s name has become his scarlet letter. Rep. Tipton’s Republican party, former champions of fiscal responsibility in government, have voted themselves America’s...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I am utterly astonished by endorsements

I have to express my utter astonishment at the Herald’s endorsement of the Republican candidates for governor and secretary of state. Any candidate that affiliates with the Republican Party as it...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Medicare can be maintained if you vote

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a non-partisan research and policy institute, reported in July that claims that Medicare will be insolvent in 2026 are misleading and just not true,...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need Weiser as AG to fight Trump

Most Coloradans care deeply about our beautiful state, with its pristine open lands, productive farms and ranches, recreational opportunities and clean air and water (all of which sustain us and...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Barbara MacLachlan is simply wonderful

Barbara McLachlan is a wonderful wife, mother, friend, counselor, teacher, and she represents Southwest Colorado in the Colorado Legislature for all of us. She deeply cares about bringing people...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

McLachlan is partisan; support Jones

Democratic Rep. Barbara McLachlan has been running her campaign for state House on a record of bipartisanship. Independent Paul Jones is challenging her, to truly represent Southwest Colorado. The...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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