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Letters: It may seem bureaucratic but it’s good

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission was created to oversee oil and gas development in the state of Colorado. Recently, the commission was charged with prioritizing public health and...

DATE: July 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: The right wing adores an egotistical liar

I read a letter to the editor that continues haunting my thoughts (“Leftism more dangerous than COVID-19 ,” June 28). Jeff Bleecker begins his letter on a humorous note, “We have a national...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Porter-Norton not well served by Herald

I am very honored to support Marsha Porter-Norton for county commissioner. She is the forward-thinking and clear choice we need now. In a Herald article on June 30, Marsha’s career was summed up...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Jack Turner is perfect for commission

I have had the great pleasure of knowing Jack Turner for over 50 years. We met at Miller Junior High in the late ’60s and I have noted his thoughtfulness and his love of Durango and pride in his...

DATE: July 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We’d like to still do business here, but ...

Over the years we have always loved coming to Durango once a week or so, for shopping, coffee and conversation, meetings, dancing to Johnny Gimble’s fiddle, music at the Fort. Sure, we can shop...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Time to let go of racist, sexist symbols

I read with interest the letters to the Herald fondly remembering the history of the “Chief” sign, now at Toh-Atin Gallery. I know these letters expressed sincere thoughts and memories. I, too,...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Gov. Jared Polis has done a great COVID job

Responding to George Thompson’s letter (“Gov. Jared Polis is a dictatorial moron ,” July 22), Polis has done a wonderful job dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease is called COVID-19, not...

DATE: July 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Reconsider Animas High site at FLC

It is great the Animas High School is getting a grant to relocate its school to Fort Lewis College. The problem, though, is this location is used by hikers, bikers (the birthplace of future...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Gov. Jared Polis is a dictatorial moron

There are many things about this Wuhan Flu, otherwise known as COVID-19, that have confused me. From the beginning, there were hyper claims as to the danger of this novel virus but I saw little...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It is always only about me, me and me

Local TV out of Albuquerque and Denver informed me that residents in both cities aren’t adult enough to abide by safety guidelines regarding fireworks. About a year back, drivers in Albuquerque...

DATE: July 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We no longer need the Electoral College

Trent England’s op-ed column in the Herald deserves comment (“Electoral College protects Coloradans’ voices ,” July 11). He omits the reason the college was created, because the population was...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: About those grants for electric vehicles

I’m the director of 4CORE, a Durango nonprofit organization that has worked with the Colorado Energy Office since 2014 on the adoption of electric vehicles and development of the EV charging...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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