Opinion

This is no time to bring more wolves

In the last several weeks, there have been at least two wild animal-human confrontations in Colorado, resulting in serious injuries to a 9-year-old boy in one case. In May this year, a story coming...

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

Open carry was not ‘well regulated’

Congratulations to the national retailers that will no longer welcome into their stores folks who openly brandish guns. Three of our local stores are affected by this decision and I welcome it....

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

Democrats want to take your freedoms

Democratic candidates and two of their fawning opinion television stations recently burned the midnight oil to condemn oil. Their “catastrophic climate change” statements were deceiving, lying and...

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

Instruction in reading must continue

Mary Shinn’s reporting on the comments made recently by Colorado State Board of Education member Joyce Rankin at Needham Elementary is worthy of thoughtful consideration (“State law aims to...

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

Guns make us safer and we have proof

Maine has just been designated as the No. 1 safest state in the nation. Vermont held this illustrious honor for several years, but they’re fine with it. Since 2015, residents of Maine have been...

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

Envision print as superior in some ways

It’s too bad the Herald places minimal value on its own product. Contrast the defeatist attitude of its Sept. 30 print editorial regarding its elimination of the Monday printed edition of the paper...

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

Cancel? I’m extending my subscription

At the breakfast table, we enjoyed the last “easy Monday” puzzles and laughed about saving the paper for posterity. What we did not do was slam Ballantine Communications for its decision to print...

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

State broadcasters do want to serve you

The article “Cowboys will bump Broncos from TV screens Sunday in Southwest Colorado ” (Sept. 20) lacks hope and requires correction. I am the president and CEO of the Colorado Broadcasters...

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

How does Mercy expect to pull this off?

“Mercy Regional Medical Center will now be even more closely connected to the specialized services, technology and expertise of Colorado’s largest health care system,” says Catholic Health...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I want Colorado public TV in Durango

While I also suffer with other local Bronco fans over the inability to watch live games because we are required by the Nielsen company to watch TV network stations on their Albuquerque affiliates,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Coram should not receive safety award

In this morning’s Montrose Daily Press, there was a photo of a smiling state Sen. Don Coram holding his Man of the Year award from the Child Safety Network for his work on school bus safety. It was...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump’s the hardest-working president

Once again, Democrats are wasting taxpayer dollars with yet another pointless witch hunt against President Trump. Congress gets paid good money to work on legislation like new immigration laws and...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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