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Letters: Where’s county rule requiring masks?

I highly commend the city of Durango requiring face covering within city limits. This will relieve the burden on businesses and individuals. My question is, why it is not a county ordinance? Many...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: City Council and its army of snitches

I write to express my concern that the City Council comrades are overstepping their authority and disregarding for our freedoms and liberties by imposing a mandatory order that all citizens and...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: We must wear masks because we care

When I moved to Durango almost four years ago, I was struck by two things: the stunning natural beauty and the wonderful feeling of community. I have appreciated how hard local government and the...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: This is my healthy pandemic attitude

People need to have a healthier attitude. I have recently been in Sam’s Club in Farmington. Yes, we wore masks (we hate that, but it’s necessary) and kept to the distancing guidelines. But there...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Where’s the logic in the local closures?

We have been under quarantine for almost two months and I still don’t understand the logic behind which stores can remain open and which ones have to close or go to curbside. If I want shoes, I can...

DATE: May 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Too many expect leaders to help them with virus

I have never seen Americans surrender so quickly and go into hiding. Maybe that is because a few mayors and some governors have threatened to arrest people who refuse to comply with commandments...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Fort Lewis College leader is strong, with hard strokes

As a retired Fort Lewis College professor, I still get the college’s emails and I recently listened in on one of the FLC virtual town hall meetings. I continue to be impressed with President Tom...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: As a conservative, these things matter

Lauren Boebert earned the top line in the U.S. House race on the June 30 Republican primary ballot because she is the true conservative in this race. I believe Republican delegates sent a clear...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Removing mask is selfish and cowardly

I could not believe my eyes today as I visited a major local retailer. The store has implemented a mandatory mask policy and has a regulated checkpoint to ensure all customers who enter are wearing...

DATE: May 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: The Herald has not ignored Tara Reade

In Joseph Piuma’s letter complaining that the Herald has not adequately covered the Tara Reade story (May 8 ), a number of statements demand a response. There is little to be gained from entering...

DATE: May 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Do they care about customers’ health?

In this first phase of opening up Colorado, I had two very different experiences at local businesses. I had an appointment at Durango Dermatology. As soon as I parked, employees approached me,...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It’s time for Durango mayor to do his job

“By taking action like that, do you actually bring forth more negative comments from people that think it’s fascist government overreach?” Mayor Dean Brookie said at the City Council study session...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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