Opinion

Vote Landis for a cleaner energy future

As a person who is lucky enough to call one of the most beautiful places in the country his home, I feel a responsibility to preserve the beauty around me. I know that many of my community members...

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

Bell has the skills to succeed at LPEA

I would urge you to vote for R. Michael Bell for the La Plata Electric Association board for numerous reasons. A long-time resident of Durango, Michael has been an active and integral part of our...

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

Vote Bell for a sound, experienced leader

I have known Michael Bell for many years; he has made many important decisions based on facts, logic and realism rather than the emotional fantasies so popular today. I urge you to elect R....

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

Tipton: support your district, not politics

Representative Scott Tipton should vote with the third district in mind rather than party politics. As he votes in the appropriations process he must consider the impact that budget decisions will...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Jackson doesn’t deserve to be on $20 bill

I do not like our $20 bill. Whenever I get money back, I usually ask for two $10 bills instead of a $20 bill. I refuse to give any acknowledgement of merit or any honor to Andrew Jackson. President...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango’s problem the result of hatred

Durango has a suicide problem. I am not surprised. Five years ago my infamous daughter, Sydney, and I were the target of Durango’s rage. Millions of blogs were written about Sydney, overwhelmingly...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Quality of news articles is going downhill

What is going on with the news articles lately? It looks like somebody just cut and pasted sentences one after another. Do current reporting styles not have to follow the basic English we have...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Landis provides specific qualifications

I was awaiting the La Plata Electric Association ballot and its information sheet on the election of its board of directors. The race I’m interested in pits two new candidates for District 3,...

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

An analogy helps define choices for LPEA

Imagine you live in a town with only one grocery store. The store has decent prices and is regularly stocked, but it’s almost all junk food produced in out-of-state factories. You see other stores...

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

Vote Unger, Landis, Martin for change

Did you know that as few as 20 percent of La Plata Electric Association members eligible to vote in the annual election actually vote? This is one of the reasons that Davin Montoya has been able to...

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

Vote for experience in LPEA election

Some of the challengers in the upcoming LPEA board elections have two things in common: money and experience. A surplus of the first and a deficit of the second. Radio spots, yard signs, print ads...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote Rachel Landis for the LPEA board

If you purchase electricity, you already received a ballot in the mail for the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors election. Please consider casting your vote for Rachel Landis. ...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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