Opinion

Scofflaws posting flyers and parking

To the person who distributed a flyer on Saturday morning for a meeting: You did not do your cause any favors by irritating homeowners. Whoever posted the flyer trespassed on private property,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The truth shall shed its light on thee

As an attorney for numerous years and a confidante to many, I feel due regard for the importance of always siding with the truth. I know how to seek a solution to disputes, squabbles, and the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for coming to Secret Garden

The Durango Arts Center’s staff and board wish to express our tremendous gratitude to all who attended the Aug. 29 concert in the Rochester Hotel’s luscious Secret Garden! Sponsored by the Four...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango doesn’t need you or your big truck

I find myself befuddled by the lead article in the weekend Herald Opinion section authored by Larry Kerr from Farmington, which is basically a rant engendered by a $25 parking ticket Mr. Kerr...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mainstream news is not propaganda

In a letter to the Herald (“One giant, coordinated primal whine,” Aug. 23), Virgil R. Pulliam recommends that readers “Cross check Washington Post and New York Times articles and the daily rants on...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It happened to me and I left Durango

I had a similar experience to the folks in “When I saw the yellow envelope, I saw red” (Aug. 24). I was parked in the last spot on the west side of Main Avenue near the intersection of 11th Street...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dear Sen. McCain, you will be missed

Senator McCain, I was never a member of your political party, I often disagreed with your ideas and I would not have voted for you as president. However, I do admire your character and the manner...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why make people mad with your truck?

With all due respect sir, you should probably keep your truck and your money in Farmington (“When I saw the yellow envelope, I saw red,” Herald, Aug. 24). I, too, drive a big truck. Ford Super Duty...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is blowing smoke up our assets

Firefighters are often hampered by the inaccessibility of the rugged burning areas that lack roads. Air support is often used to reach flames that cannot be reached by any other means. Rep Scott...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Attacks on my husband are undignified

I take offense to the underhanded attempts to demean my husband’s character last week by Leah Karotkin (“Local candidates’ bad behavior annoys,” Herald, Aug. 21) and Laurie Meininger (“Misogyny and...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Private for-profit hospitals are bad news

My letter is in reference to an article published in The Durango Herald (“Animas Surgical Hospital sees room to grow,” Aug. 19). According to this article, ASH is bursting at the seams. I have a...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There should be a statue of a firefighter

This is a proposal for a campaign to erect a statue/monument comparable to the bikers on Florida Road to recognize and honor firefighters and to be a testament to the special nature and uniqueness...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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