Opinion

Support DFPD for services we count on

Please vote yes for the Durango Fire Protection District. In the course of fall 2016 and winter and spring of 2017, our family was in need of the DFPD in emergency situations due to my elderly...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why bring up Bill and Monica again?

In your Friday, Oct. 13 edition you had an editorial cartoon of Harvey Weinstein reading a newspaper about his alleged many sexual assaults, and suggesting that since his Hollywood career is over,...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Newcomer brings mental health bridge

When my ballot comes in the mail this month, I will vote with confidence for Emily Newcomer for the Durango 9-R school board and encourage others to do the same. Emily will serve as a solid and...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It is truly time for this president to go

This administration is so corrupt and dangerous I can’t even joke about it anymore. The only fake news that comes out of Washington is from “Twitty Bird” himself. For the future of this country,...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s energy policy tainted by donors

Rep. Scott Tipton is fond of calling his energy approach an all-of-the-above energy policy, which sounds innocent enough. It means endorsing gas, oil, coal, wind, solar and hydroelectric power. ...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DFPD services essential to the elderly

I would like to just say how much the fire department has helped my family from the standpoint of emergency services, and ask for you to vote yes for the Durango Fire Protection District. We are so...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Politics, religion are mixing dangerously

If you doubt the Republican Party is morphing into the Christian Hezbollah, the election of Alabama’s Roy Moore for U.S. Senate should dispel your uncertainty. The once-and-disgraced Chief Justice...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ways to heal land’s indigenous people

Today I am thinking about the Ute Mountain people, who are still experiencing incredible rates of poverty and other issues that relate to inter-generational trauma. I am thinking about the Diné...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Todd Wells recognition was appreciated

Thank you for sharing Todd Wells’ story on his recent retirement (Herald, Oct. 11). I was impressed with how he downplayed his own accomplishments while emphasizing those of others. Todd would...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Kneeling is not disrespectful to our flag

“Genuflection: bending at least one knee to the ground, typically in worship or as a sign of respect.” Regarding Colin Rand Kaepernick, I want to remind my dear fellow Americans, whether...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A unified library district not a good idea

In response to Renee Parsons’ Oct. 5 letter, “Is it time for a Unified Library District?” the answer is no, it is not. Funny how those living in Durango seem to have little interest in Bayfield or...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bayfield downtown market a big success

On June 15, the town of Bayfield and the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce hosted yet another successful Block Party on Mill Street as an ongoing effort to promote the downtown and to join the community...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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