Opinion

Environmental experts exacerbate fires

Folks in California are offended by Trump’s remarks about thinning forests (surprise). Recently, New Mexico almost lost the town of Cimarron. An historic ranch lost 14 buildings. CBS news stated...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Your opinions, and animals, are irrelevant

I was pleased to see that the Herald published this letter (“Your opinions are divisive, poorly written ,” Nov. 17). It’s spot-on and something that I have noticed as problematic since the arrival...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cafe au Play more than you may think

The Herald article “Child care pens in the Smiley Building” (April 10) was a wonderful introduction of the Durango Cafe au Play, yet has also led to two misconceptions that we would like to...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

If Baby Huey can’t handle insults, quit

There was a letter in the Herald about the news media not being respectful to President Donald Trump. Well, duh, they are just asking pertinent and intelligent questions that the commander-in-lies...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Have a happy plant-based Thanksgiving

While President Trump is pardoning turkeys for Thanksgiving, every one of us can exercise that presidential power by choosing a non-violent Thanksgiving. You can brag about pardoning a turkey –...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t blame journalists, blame Fox News

In response to Mike Sigman (“This crop of journalists must be purged,” Nov. 7), I say as un-American and un-constitutional as that idea is, I would agree to it only if “Trump TV” (aka Fox News, aka...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate change presentations impactful

An inspiring and impactful event in Durango happened Oct. 30. It explored the science and solutions surrounding climate change and was hosted by the Fort Lewis Environmental Center. Four nationally...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Republicans should get Lewis book, too

I read the editorial “Inside government” (Nov. 14) with great interest and agreement – until I read the last paragraph, where it was suggested that someone should give copies of Michael Lewis’ book...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thoughtful and tasty way to thank vets

While I’m sure most people who tell veterans “Thank you for your service” are sincere, the term has been so overused recently that it rings hollow, rather like “Welcome to Walmart and have a nice...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yogi says: Leave my city workers alone

Durango’s city leaders/servers get a lot of anger thrown their way every day, publicly and personally. Especially during voting seasons. Yet by my feeble direct experience through my pioneering and...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Your opinions are divisive, poorly written

The editorial page editor sets the tone for the community. What has happened? We used to have very well-reasoned, educational and thought-provoking editorials, but now find ourselves assaulted...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Suspected drunk drivers treated unfairly

Wake Up La Plata County! You have a thing called pre-trial services that provides no service. It is where you are forced to pay the sheriff’s department $50 a month and up to $20 twice a week for...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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