Vote Youssef for Durango City Council

I am writing to encourage you to vote for Melissa Youssef in the upcoming election for Durango City Council. As her friend and colleague, I must give her an A+ character reference because she is...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

A plea to the common sense of voters

It is simply counter-intuitive to believe that adding a known neurotoxin to our water supply will somehow improve our health. The fluoride neurotoxin used in Durango’s water is an industrial waste...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Population health benefits from fluoride

Kaiser Permanente provides high-quality, affordable health care services to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. Our commitment to community health prompts this letter to...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Why is there no fast internet at Lightner?

We are supposed to live in a modern society in America, yet, we can’t get fast internet out at Lightner Creek. I have contacted the only place that is supposed to provide internet to Lightner...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Get input from CDOT before plan is set

A review of the comprehensive plan document shows that traffic has been correctly identified as a big problem in the Rocket, Camino del Rio and North Main districts. I am concerned that once again...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Lake plan came from an inclusive process

Kristine Johnson (Herald, Mar. 19) takes credit for the public responses regarding comments and concerns about potential noise from motorized boating on Lake Nighthorse. She claims these responses...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Trump only diminishes our great nation

When Trump was campaigning with the slogan “Make America Great Again,” I couldn’t figure out what that meant. Great? Again? (Of course, its substance was only in serving as a marketing tool for his...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Time to build consensus on climate

Why we should believe in the science of climate change? As humans we believe in a great many things. Belief can be described as “an opinion or judgment in which a person is fully persuaded.” So,...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

If the paper dies, how will we know?

The handwriting is on the wall. First seven days per week...then four days...then it will be RIP! But how will we know? Especially if the obituaries don’t run on any of the four days the Herald...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Gardner should preserve methane rule

Senator Cory Gardner is still undecided on whether or not he will vote to repeal the BLM Methane Rule under the Congressional Review Act. Here in the southwest corner of Colorado, we live under...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Brookie builds consensus, compromise

City councilors are playing increasingly important roles in settings like ours, given the breadth and depth of issues facing us here in the West. Adapting to climate change, population growth and...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor

Fluoride: one more chemical we don’t need

Science does not create the creation. It discovers and learns from it. And while science has discovered saliva glands in the cheeks of humans, it has never discovered fluoride glands. Maybe that’s...

DATE: March 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the editor