Opinion

NIMA is the health care we’re waiting for

When listening to Democratic candidates discuss health care, it’s important to hear what they mean as opposed to what they say. Sen. Michael Bennet, who is sponsoring Medicare X, talks about the...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

On spill anniversary, more help needed

Four years ago, on August 5, our beautiful river ran orange. After the plume passed, citizens, non-profits and businesses worked on the acid mine drainage issue at the headwaters of the Animas. In...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Relax, we’re making every vote count

I’d like to respond to E.T. Gwynn’s letter, “Polis, Dems trying to steal your vote .” Colorado has become the 12th state to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. This means our...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is busy doing nothing important

Congressman Scott Tipton wrote a column in this paper, “I’ve been quite busy in Congress so far this year ” (July 22). Doing what? He introduced some bills to add funds for veterans’ healthcare....

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

You shouldn’t have printed that letter

I am a member of the Rocky Mountain Confederate Conservation and am a proud descendant of Confederate veterans. I am deeply offended by Marie Schulz’s vile, hate-filled remarks in her letter(“Go...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

When will train give instead of taking?

Every morning and evening when the train lays on its horn all the way through town practically nonstop, it reminds me of the 416 Fire. Can we locals just have some peace and quiet? Then I see the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Look: Parking story with a happy ending

We have probably all been grouchy about Durango parking meters – I never have change, my meter card is in another car, this meter won’t let me buy all the time I will need for my appointment. I...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Our fine libraries need your help now

Come on, people. Soon we will get another chance to vote on a small increase to help our libraries. The Durango Library is a wonderful place to spend some time, read, check out your favorite book...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Council, don’t kowtow to the wealthy

In regard to the news that water rates may change, I feel I must comment. City operations director Levi Lloyd stated that water conservation was the goal. Why then is the city looking at changing...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The unjust executions of two bears

Two bears were unjustly executed in July after a man from out of state claimed that a bear had clawed into his tent and bitten him. Although the hospital only found “claw marks” and “light...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why do Democrats despise America?

A new Gallup Poll shows that most Democrats don’t really care much for the United States. Take a look at the constant negative and anti-American comments made by Democrats and their No. 1...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Outlook dark for Russian interference

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met at the G-20 meeting recently and someone took a video of them showing Trump, grinning, as he told Putin not to meddle in our elections. That...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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