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Our crisis in early child care in Durango

I am completely flabbergasted at the way this city sets its priorities. Our early childhood care is at a minimum, and there are numerous families that are struggling to balance work and child care...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please give to Women’s Resource Center

For those that have the basics of a warm bed, bathroom and meals – count your lucky stars. Giving back to family and friends in an emergency will always be in us to do everywhere on Earth. The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please give to Women’s Resource Center

For those that have the basics of a warm bed, bathroom, and meals – count your lucky stars. Giving back to family and friends in an emergency will always be in us to do everywhere on Earth. The...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City does great with code enforcement

Although it appears to be fashionable to complain about city services, I would like to commend one (there are many others deserving) that is both valuable and incredibly cost-effective, and that is...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City does great with code enforcement

Although it appears to be fashionable to complain about city services, I would like to commend one (there are many others deserving) that is both valuable and incredibly cost effective, and that is...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need help finding our father’s killer

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the death of our father, Larry John Fuller (“Ignacio murder remains unsolved 6 years later ,” Dec. 31, 2014). Every day it’s hard to know that he was robbed...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Plow drivers: What about our property?

Thank goodness Durango finally has snow. My question is, why are the county road plow drivers so disrespectful of our property? Today about noon (Jan. 2) a county plow came through County Road 203...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep pushing back on city spending

With all the pressures of the citizens for careful spending of taxpayers’ money, why will the city be spending $2.16 million on Chapman Hill ski area this coming year? It does not appear that the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

These parks projects are boondoggles

Barb Bell’s recent op-ed in the Herald (“No mystery in the failure of that city tax increase ,” Dec. 8) is right on target. Current priorities by City Council for the use of our tax money needs to...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

What will our grandchildren ask us?

Recently, while on our joyous Polar Express, our chef asked each of us what we wanted Santa to bring for Christmas. A young lady seated behind me had an emphatic reply – “for climate change not to...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tri-State has dirty coal and no Plan B

La Plate Electric Association’s electricity provider, Tri-State Generation & Transmission, ranks first in carbon emissions per megawatt hour and dead last in zero-carbon generation, of the top 100...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need to get rid of minimum wage

Every year for the past several years, the minimum wage in Colorado has increased because voters approved the increase, with the goal of reaching $12 per hour. Related costs – food and housing,...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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