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Bike behavior on river trail not acceptable

Just when I thought I’d seen almost everything! While my dog and I were out for a leisurely stroll on the Animas River Trail, a young woman riding a bicycle whizzed by me. I saw that she was not...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Great coverage of the Hermosa project

I want to thank Jerry McBride and the Herald (July 28) for covering the stocking of native Colorado River cutthroat trout into their historic waters in Hermosa Creek. Our local 5 Rivers chapter of...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

More indirect eclipse viewing information

While Kay Zillich (Herald, Aug. 2) is correct that the only way to safely look directly at the solar eclipse before and after totality is through special-purpose filters such as those used in...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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Climate Science Coalition is a hoax

I wish to respond to the letter, “N.M. lawmakers should question utilities’ coal exit,” (Herald, Aug. 1) to inform the readers of the deceptions of the letter. The International Climate Science...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health care fiasco puts Americans last

I’ve sent the following letter to Sen. Cory Gardner. “Honorable Sen. Gardner, What is going on with the GOP? American health care has become nothing but the GOPs anti-Obama political football. When...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dirty politics in play around clean energy

The special interest groups that want to control La Plata Electric Association have already started their campaign to disparage any director that does not agree with them. The story “LPEA renewable...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

With less print, carriers deserve more

There is an ad for Herald motor route carriers in the classifieds that makes one wonder about the economics of the recent publication frequency reduction. One of the routes goes from the Iron...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A regional leader, yes, but history was off

I am writing in response to the editorial “Renewables 2.0: Our region has been at the forefront of power production, let’s not stop now,” (Herald, July 31) to correct, and provide some additional,...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trump takes presidential job as a joke

President Trump is proud of being a fighter, but being a dirty fighter is not a positive thing. Cheap shots, sucker punches and backstabbing is the preferred method of a coward, and Trump excels...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thoughts on the shooting in Minneapolis

Did anyone notice riots or destruction of property, people breaking glass of local businesses or burning cars in Minneapolis – and declarations of racial discrimination – when the white yoga...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Story confused causation with correlation

Like many people in this day of the marijuana legalization movement, your reporters seem to have difficulty in differentiating causation from correlation. The Herald (July 21) reports that, “If...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Good new/bad news on delinquent taxes

Now is the time for Colorado County Treasurers to aggressively collect delinquent property taxes. In August, we contact our current “investors.” These are the people who have paid the property...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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