Opinion

Time is right for Unger’s vision at LPEA

Whether you care about local job creation, more local control of energy or climate change, your vote in the La Plata Electric Association election matters. In District 4, we have a highly...

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

J. Paul Brown and the mountain snow

So what do J. Paul Brown and the snowpack have in common? Let’s begin with the premise that water is the most important issue facing the West and certainly Colorado. We are in a remarkable year...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Unger will bring right approach to LPEA

Guinn Unger is running for the LPEA Board of Directors because he wants LPEA to be a leader in clean, renewable and locally produced energy. “Buying a high percentage of our electricity generated...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

How many whoppers can we take?

The nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court said at a hearing recently, “No one is above the law and that includes our president.” I gave a sigh of relief because a senator at this hearing mentioned...

DATE: April 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Recycled news adds an insult to injury

Adding insult to injury, The Durango Herald has not only cut down its service to four days a week (without a corresponding reduction in subscription rate), but now it’s recycling news. See Debra...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Montoya opened the door to solar array

Please vote for the man who opened the door to provide the solar array for low income housing developments funded by our local green power program. There are those who tout “green energy” without...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Suggestions from reader were spot on

I concur entirely with Walt Dear’s letter to the editor (Herald, April 7), including his ideas for reducing the cost of running the paper while still providing loyal readers the local news in paper...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support local, green energy advocates

I’m writing to encourage readers to look for their La Plata Electric Association ballots coming in the mail around April 17. We are lucky to live in an area served by an electric cooperative with...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Urge Sen. Gardner to oppose wildlife bill

I am writing to support Kathryn Lair’s excellent letter (Herald, March 3) regarding Rep. Tipton’s shameful vote to repeal the Fish and Wildlife Service rule prohibiting cruel and inhumane killing...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Montoya is proven and trusted at LPEA

La Plata Electric Association continues to receive industry awards and high customer satisfaction from its users. One reason for that continued excellence is the leadership of the board. Under the...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Where do I send my bottled water bill?

Where do I send my receipts so the city can reimburse me for the expensive bottled water my family and I have been and will continue to buy so that we don’t have to ingest fluoride and suffer the...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Editorial contradicts last year’s stance

The United States Supreme Court helped end racial segregation in schools in the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education by adhering to one important principle: separate isn’t equal in public...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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