Opinion

RV park not welcome in neighborhood

I attended the recent planning commission meeting regarding the proposed recreational vehicle park at the south end of San Juan County. My husband and I are homeowners and taxpayers at Cascade...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support Rachel Landis for LPEA Board

If you want to keep electricity rates and fees down and fair for Durango users.... If you want to support energy sources that promote clean air and water and combat climate change.... And if you...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax dollars should not fund radio, TV or art

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), as a part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), were a couple of the extravagances that President...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Administration’s climate stance a danger

Over the past year, during the presidential campaign and the subsequent victory of Donald J. Trump, I have spent an inordinate amount of time wondering whether Trump is simply stupid, bright but...

DATE: April 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Public land landlocked by private owners

In the picturesque regions of the western United States, particularly Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah, an abundance of your public lands are being landlocked by private land...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Martin a better choice in LPEA election

Your vote in the upcoming LPEA election matters. The future trajectory of our electrical co-op rides on two possible directions – continuing with business as usual or new visionary leadership to...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bennet did not fight for our democracy

In Sen. Bennet’s editorial in The Durango Herald (Feb. 19), the senator states, “We need to fight for our democratic processes before they slip away.” The filibuster of Judge Neil Gorsuch for a...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter to Sen. Gardner about methane

I hope you will read this letter and consider my stance that methane is a serious problem and most toxic for those of us living under the largest methane cloud ever witnessed. To not support...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mental health holds in jails have to go

One of the biggest mental health issues the Colorado General Assembly will address this session is the placement of individuals on involuntary mental health holds in jails. Currently, law...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Not printing columns makes no sense

Your new printing plan is awful. For some of us, reading online is difficult. Mostly, I resent the fact that you no longer print columnists’ full articles and send us online to read them. I...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Please act and print like a newspaper

The Herald’s move to a four-day print schedule is bad enough, but I strongly object to your “Readers Digest” version of the editorial page, where you direct your readers to your website if readers...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Unger a great choice for LPEA board

The upcoming La Plata Electric Association board elections are more important than folks may realize. By voting, each of us can determine our energy future, protect our dwindling resources and...

DATE: April 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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