Opinion

This administration is reckless, craven

I am a veteran and a voter. At 76 years old, I can remember when Harry Truman was president. For sure, the Trump administration is the most questionable in my lifetime and maybe in the history of...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

They’re feeble, effective and mean

Congratulations, America, we have finally been able to cow Ecuador into backing down from its support of the World Health Organization position on breast-feeding. All we had to do was threaten...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We offered them room but they declined

In a recent edition of the Herald, a letter writer offered up the thought that “The least the owners of these rental properties (in Tamarron and Purgatory) could do would be to provide a clean,...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Treasurer presents accounts to public

Per Colorado state law, every July and January, the treasurer must present their “books” to the board of county commissioners at a public meeting. This allows the public to ask any questions of the...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Just what do you mean, ‘Expect More’?

Sean Smith has a very peculiar campaign slogan for this year: “Sean Smith, Expect more.” Expect more!? Sean, you have been in office for four years. Had you been successful we might see a slogan...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Conservation fund needs our support

As a hunter and angler and public land supporter, I am pleased to see Sen. Cory Gardner support the permanent reauthorization of The Land and Water Conservation Fund. By testifying to his Senate...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mis-delivered mail for President Trump

Dear President Trump: Which lie would you or wouldn’t you want the American public to believe? Michael G. Rosenberg Hesperus

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Guinn Unger cares about environment

Guinn Unger is running for Colorado State Senate. In today’s political climate, I find it admirable to see that he stands for common sense, responsible environmental policy and for holding...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Polis-Primavera ticket for health care

Rising health care costs are hurting hardworking Coloradans and our small businesses. Colorado needs a health care system that works for the people, not insurance companies. That is the kind of...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Diane is my choice for Congress

If you believe it’s time to have more female Democratic leaders in Congress, then please read on to see why we should support Diane Mitsch Bush for United States Congress from Colorado District 3. ...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

In response to a story on the homeless

I deeply regret that the front page story in the July 21-22 Durango Herald included only some of my comments. It is true, as quoted, that I am pained by the situation faced by homeless folks who...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What Kavanaugh’s nomination means

The nomination of Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court raises many troubling questions, but for me this question is critical: forty years from now will the American people have fewer rights and...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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