Opinion

I won’t be blowing smoke up your skirt

For some reason, the Durango Herald has completely neglected the fact that I am on the ballot for U.S. representative in our district. I know they are aware of it as they interviewed me early on....

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

Only Democrats can save healthcare now

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, citizens have been able to purchase health insurance without worrying about being denied coverage for preexisting conditions. This was one of the...

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

Do your research, support Mitsch Bush

Recent travels offered up insights into today’s TV and print media mudslinging: it all seems to be cut from the same playbook, no matter your location. How do we learn about a candidate when they...

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

Colorado isn’t Oregon; vote YES on 74

The comparison of Colorado’s Amendment 74 to Oregon’s Measure 37 is illegitimate due to extremely opposite conditions of each state’s land-use regulations and takings claim process prior to the...

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

Unger gets importance of education

It used to shock me when I heard stats on how far Colorado lags behind in education funding. But, when I heard that our teachers earn 20 percent less than in 1990 (adjusted for inflation), I wasn’t...

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

You killed our pet goats, you monster

Whoever the SOB is that thought they were doing someone a favor by poisoning the prairie dogs in our pasture should have had some intelligence to realize that goats eat everything. You managed to...

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

No love for setbacks, county commission

Proposition 112: what is it really? In reality, it is just another land-grab by environmentalists in their fanatical quest to drive all energy out of Colorado and especially from La Plata County!...

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

I’m proud to vote for Diane Mitsch Bush

I received my ballot today and after many years of waiting in long lines to vote, I so appreciate our “mail in” ballots. I am proud of Colorado’s commitment to encourage voter participation. I am...

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

When will Weiser for AG come clean?

The Durango Herald’s recent story “Phil Weiser would go after the maker of OxyContin, work to reform dark money” (Aug. 13) is ironic especially after reading other accounts of how Democrat Phil...

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

Black is far more qualified than Aichele

Why so many personal attacks against Treasurer candidate Colton Black? Seems the most likely reason is to divert attention from Allison Aichele’s experience and job performance. As a 30-year...

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

Brad Blake has earned another term

Our county faces significant financial challenges and will likely continue to do so. Brad Blake has the financial acumen and experience necessary to help the county through the inevitable tough...

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

Aichele is a costly problem; vote Black

As we enter the final week of this election season I feel sufficiently armed with the knowledge required to cast my votes responsibly. Having read about all the problems created in the last few...

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

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