Opinion

Mannix, Turner will save us from Tri-State

The energy economy is shifting rapidly with the cost of renewables plummeting and the price of coal steadily creeping up. Unfortunately, although Southwest Colorado is prime territory for solar...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Now the Herald is taking comics hostage

The new format on the Sunday games page is somewhat of an improvement. I nearly went blind trying to read the crossword definitions before, now they’re the same size as the weekday puzzles. Good...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Yes, you finally made the puzzles bigger!

Reference is made to a letter sent to your publication by a reader regarding the recent changes made by the Herald, whereby the puzzles were enlarged allowing for easier reading of clues and...

DATE: April 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Gardner fear-mongering on Green Deal

This headline – “Green New Deal is a raw new deal for Colorado ” (April 4) – is absolutely characteristic of Sen. Cory Gardner and the Republicans in general. In the article, Gardner says, “it...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Oil and gas industry is crying wolf again

The oil patch is at it again. More propaganda commercials to convince you that complying with health, safety and environmental rules will put it out of business. Senate Bill 19-181 is not...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate inaction is not an option here

The first NASA climate scientist testified before Congress in 1988, stating concern about the cause and effect of warming temperatures and human emissions in the atmosphere. Now, 31 years later,...

DATE: April 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Huntington best choice for LPEA board

I have known Dan Huntington, the incumbent candidate for La Plata Electric Association District 2, for the better part of 20 years, and every encounter I’ve had with him has been polite, honest,...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need city help with speeders here

Today, April 8, I was out in front of my house on east 32nd Street. A car turned from 32nd onto East Third Avenue and sped excessively from 32nd Street north to the 33rd Street river put-in, easily...

DATE: April 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

They buy the fraud of climate change

I get more frustrated every day as so many people continue to call for and suggest means for reducing carbon dioxide saturation and continuing emissions. At the same time, I saw a post on Facebook...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Big idea behind National Popular Vote

Opponents of the National Popular Vote bill, recently signed into law in Colorado, fail to explain their defense of a system whereby 12 so-called battleground states hijack every presidential...

DATE: April 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bigger not always better, Durango Herald

Bigger is not always better. The enormous font on the comics and puzzles in the Durango Herald is not an improvement. More comics and puzzles would have been an improvement; instead, there are...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Senator Gardner, meet the carbon act

Thank you, Sen. Cory Gardner, for working with Sen. Michael Bennet and other lawmakers in a bipartisan fashion to request maximum funding for carbon capture, utilization and storage (both in tax...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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