Opinion

Paper disrespects families in tragedies

There are no words that can explain the disregard the Herald has for their community. When a death occurs, especially that of a child, it is not a front page news story. There are people, emotions...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Registration open for Ouray art show

Online registration is open through June 25 for the Artists’ Alpine Holiday 58th Annual Juried Art Exhibit. Categories include; oil/acrylic, watercolor, drawing & printmaking, pastel, mixed media,...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The media is not all liberal journalists

I was surprised that the Herald gave Mike Sigman front and center on the opinion page (May 5 ) to do what he does all the time: complain about liberals. As readers of the Herald well know, Mike is...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lachelt earned the respect of community

In the early 1990s, oil and gas drilling was exploding across La Plata County with new wells popping up everywhere. I was part of a citizens group trying desperately to mitigate the effects on...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

All welcome to come view powerful film

Here’s my guilty little secret: I did not know that the Equal Rights Amendment has not been ratified. I am not alone because apparently the vast majority of the population thinks as I do. I have...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Local voters still can’t see Colorado TV

So, here we are on another election cycle forced to watch ads for people we cannot vote for. Meantime, the “demise” of the Denver Post has added to the problem of Colorado voters having sources...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hacks hell-bent on destroying America

Mike Sigman (Herald, May 5 ) nailed journalism as the “Enemy of the People,” describing media’s bullying public opinion to their side. It’s surprising the Herald printed that, given its propensity...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dance with me at the MAGA ball

Welcome to the MAGA ball. Clog along with me to the rhythms of ineptitude and venality by the Swamp Drainers, the most newsworthy band of headliners America’s ever seen. Vocals are by DeVos, off...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton, Gardner should back wilderness

I’ve been privileged to hunt elk and turkeys in the high and wild San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado for over a decade. And although the San Juans are renowned for their wild and remote...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Clinging to false beliefs is stupidity

The following quote is attributed to the Greek playwright, Aristophanes: “Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.” We all...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A ‘tried and proven’ plan to prevent DUIs

I think that it is great that a coalition is being formed to find solutions to DUI accidents and deaths in Colorado. I believe that the “tried and proven” Democrat solution to gun control would...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate change is a bipartisan issue

Many people view climate change as a partisan issue. A new proposed resolution in the House of Representatives dispels that notion. This bipartisan resolution, introduced by two Republicans and two...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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