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Don’t be fooled by GOP bill, who benefits

Not. One. Hearing ... on the actual tax bill. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed its tax package, which changes our entire federal tax code in profound and far-reaching ways,...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Martinez correct on keeping the FLC name

Wow! I was going south in my opinion about changing name of Fort Lewis College. Avery Martinez (Herald, Nov. 27) converted my thinking. After hearing the history behind the name, I know he is...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

In response to letter on LPEA workshops

The opinions expressed here are mine and do not represent La Plata Electric Association policy. I would like to respond to Barry Lausman’s letter to the editor (Herald, Oct. 28). I agree that Dan...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lachelt, keep speaking truth to power

This is comment on the Herald’s Nov. 18 editorial about Gwen Lachelt and its stance on her position as Western Leaders Network director. Amazingly, the Herald is concerned that such inflammatory...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Setner’s perspective, wisdom appreciated

I was brightly inspired as I read the column from Irie Sentner, a Durango High School student, about wealth and privilege and its effects on being in a “gifted student” program (Herald, Nov. 20 ). ...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Editorial on Gwen Lachelt was shameful

The Herald should be ashamed of the inflammatory editorial (Nov. 18) on Gwen Lachelt’s motivations and alleged “conflict of interest.” When the Western Leaders Network sent a letter to senators...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lachelt can handle both positions well

I wish the Herald would have informed us sooner about how to repel dirty fossil fuel companies. If only we could have known that having a county commissioner advocating for cleaner environment...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Kudos for our local, independent news

Like many of my friends, I regret not being able to walk out to the mailbox every morning to pick up my daily Durango Herald (coffee doesn’t quite taste the same without it). At a time when many...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our politics have become just a game

NFL Football. It’s “America’s Game.” We take sides. We cheer. We are entertained. From college up through the NFL it’s a huge business. You can tell just by the advertising volume it generates....

DATE: Dec. 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

ANWR value is greater as protected refuge

The Senate Energy Committee will vote soon on opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Yuma), who holds the deciding vote in that committee, should...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank you La Plata County Sheriff’s Dept.

In March of 2014 I was arrested for sales and distribution of methamphetamine. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the officers involved (along with the confidential informants they...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Column on drilling was devoid of facts

Mark Pearson (Herald, Nov. 18) has once again outdone himself with his recent hysteria on how Sen. Cory Gardner is about to sell his vote on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Let’s...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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