Opinion

I am more interested in national sports

When I first read about the changes in The Durango Herald publishing schedule, I accepted the fact that I was paying for seven editions and only receiving four. I am aware of the difficulty that...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton should focus on climate concerns

On March 18, “CBS This Morning” featured a discussion with Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., concerning a Republican resolution to commit to working on economically viable solutions that address the...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Montoya, Bell are top choices for LPEA

We are writing in support of Davin Montoya and Michael Bell in the upcoming La Plata Electric Association board elections. We have been impressed with Davin’s extreme fiscal responsibility over...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Law prohibiting skateboards ridiculous

Recently, in an effort to save a little gas and reduce my footprint, I decided to ride my skateboard to my downtown office. While riding my skateboard, I was pulled over by the Durango Police and...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Delivery via postal service not working

I guess you really, truly don’t care about us. Herald, you decided that we live in a “remote” area. Yes, there are only a few hundred of us in our community and it’s 20-odd miles out of town, but...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Seeking help to continue summer studies

I am a 20-year-old student, from Durango, attending the University of Colorado in Boulder. I am writing to you in hopes of gaining support for a leadership program I am involved in at CU called...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A reminder to stay sober on prom night

Near the end of high school, fancy dresses and stylish tuxedos come out for prom. Seniors also prepare for college, military service and careers. A lesson from my life must be learned. In 1992, I...

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Impressed with the changes at the jail

I have volunteered at the La Plata County Jail recently and want to command the leadership of Sheriff Sean Smith for establishing a different atmosphere from the one I encountered when I last...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

LPEA needs Wheeling’s business skills

A vote for Joe Wheeling is a vote for experience, integrity, responsible management and for alternative energy sources. We need his experience and his outstanding business skills as a...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Landis is the best choice for LPEA

Many of you may know Rachel Landis, coordinator of the Fort Lewis Environmental Center. She has been a committed community leader and educator in Durango for six years. Her newest aim is to be...

DATE: April 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter to the editor: SB61 harms true education experience

I’m a former teacher with a grandchild in third grade, and I’m very concerned about SB61. It’s aim is to dilute local school boards’ mil levy funds by including charter schools on a per-pupil...

DATE: April 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

‘Night to Shine’ inspiring, due coverage

In February, 75 people with disabilities were among the 400 people treated to an unforgettable display of love at “A Night to Shine.” Hundreds of volunteers who represented most of our local...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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