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Letters: A chance to shape wildlife management

With the Colorado wolf reintroduction initiative gaining momentum, it’s no surprise that scare tactics, such as those in a recent letter to the editor (“We should be afraid of wolves ,” Feb. 2),...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango’s filled with socialists and losers

Be a socialist democracy like the Scandinavian countries, says Bernie Sanders. Except the prime minister of Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, called him out on that, saying Denmark does not have a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Council should lead by banning plastic

In addition to the well-known reasons for plastic bag bans, including less waste in landfills, decreased ocean pollution and resulting wildlife deaths, and less storm-drain clogging, there are...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Please move forward with this bridge!

Change is challenging for most of us. We notice even minor changes in our environment and react to them. The proposed new pedestrian bridge at 32nd Street is likely to result in that normal...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Here’s how to dunk pro-bridge position

I am not a city resident, but many of us county residents utilize the city streets, trails, businesses and facilities in Durango, and so I would like to address the proposed Animas River Trail...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It must be miserable being a Democrat

It took a while to cool down after reading the letter by David Ohman (“Gardner: No excuse for backing Trump ,” Jan. 9). He cut down Michael Frasier’s support for Sen. Cory Gardner. The silent...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Can Trump supporters see in the mirror?

Those of you who claim that you believe the lies and innuendo Donald Trump commits on a daily basis must be going through life looking through rose-, or should I say orange-, colored glasses....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: I’m reconciled to some of your failings

As a longtime print and e-Herald subscriber, I have reconciled myself to the left-leaning editorials as well as a lack of journalistic skills by reporters. One of my chores on Wednesday, Friday and...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Gardner is the ‘don’t see me!’ candidate

When my son was a pre-schooler, we put limits on TV time. As a budding technoid, he figured out the on switch in short order. But he knew he had to get permission first. One day I walked in on him...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Bridge has been 15 years in planning

Should the Animas River Trail really be controversial? I would guess that most every Durangoan has enjoyed the ART sometime during their residence. There is always opposition. Remember when no one...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: City government is failing East Second Avenue

My wife and I have been losing sleep over the monstrous four-story development proposed at 564 East Second Ave., which impacts Amaya Natural Therapeutics and other neighbors (“4-story building...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Citizens ask council to scrap this bridge

The proposed Animas River Trail crossing bridge is based on a 2011 state regulatory ruling that an at-grade crossing is unsafe and a city staff decision to go over rather than under the 32nd Street...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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