Opinion

What have you done with Action Line?

Feeling empathy to the Herald, and print news in general, I recently renewed my subscription. Then the news of no Monday edition. I can even accept that. What I can’t accept is no Action Line. Mike...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New store, WeFill, helps us to do better

After my shock following viewing of the documentary film “Albatross” (Chris Jordan), I was happy to read the Herald’s Action Line column (“Durango has your number with plastic recycling ,” Aug....

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ice Lakes Trail needs our protection

Yesterday I was able to hike up the Ice Lakes Trail. The lake was breathtaking as usual however the trail was crowded and littered. I ended up picking up toilet paper. There were also numerous...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Satellite providers reject local TV content

The article “Cowboys will bump Broncos from TV screens Sunday in Southwest Colorado ” (Sept. 20) lacks hope and requires correction. I am the president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Public Media and...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We must resist Speedway’s video pumps

It’s no longer enough to pay money for gasoline. Now, thanks to Speedway, we’re also expected to offer up our eyes and ears for a few minutes every time we fill up. You may have noticed that many...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Commissioners think they know best

I appreciate the Herald’s report “What are 1041 Regulations, and why do residents oppose them ?” (Sept. 17). One major objection is the lack of electing the community development director, an...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton, Gardner enable President Trump

Do you believe we should support the men and women serving in the U.S. military – the people Rep. Scott Tipton and Sen. Cory Gardner are now showering with praise in their campaign letters asking...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need Denver, not Albuquerque, TV

As important as seeing Broncos football games is to many living in Southwest Colorado’s “Orphan Counties,” our need to receive Denver TV broadcasts is important on so many other levels, including...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cracks are showing in Mercy’s facade

We are fortunate to have Mercy hospital here in our rural area. I have received good care when I’ve needed it, particularly from the infectious disease physicians. But these days, I wonder if there...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Firearm training must include firearms

As a nation unique to the human experience, the United States was blessed with men who were gifted with a knowledge of the classics and the history of nations to that point; a history which, sadly,...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why doesn’t Forest Service sue itself?

The 416 Fire could not have gone better than it did. Fire probability was through the roof. Extensive resources allocated to the fire, with no reports of structures lost, and no deaths. Durango and...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

That mess isn’t even in La Plata County

Garrett Quinn needs to refer to a map (“County drops ball on disgusting mess ,” Sept. 17). The accident on 550 North near Cascade Creek is in San Juan County, not La Plata. So, it’s not up to our...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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