Opinion

Mail process will result in ‘old news’

I live south of the Hesperus area, and we had a family that delivered our paper every day, in all weather, for about four years. Now, you want to start delivering the paper through the United...

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

Paper’s in trouble because of coverage

Is there any wonder why the Herald is failing, cutting its print days and charging the same price, after the article that was front and center on March 22? There in full color we have some twerpy...

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

Balance is the key to wildlife numbers

As biologists and wildlife advocates, we are told that the three tenets of sound wildlife management are habitat, habitat and habitat. As historians, we begin to wonder, just how important is...

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

No easy solutions to Lightner Creek case

If Ed Morlan was still alive, I am sure he would have something to say about John Hunt’s internet question in your letters section (Herald, March 24). Along with many other people, I worked with Ed...

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

Do your part to support the free press

I have been concerned about freedom of the press since President Trump’s first full day in office. Seven of us had arrived back at our hotel, late, after participating in the Women’s March on...

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

We all do better with multimodal funding

Colorado’s General Assembly will soon vote on whether to bring the New Transportation Infrastructure Funding Revenue bill to the voters in November. HB 1242 concerns transportation and multimodal...

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

Mental health holds in jails have to go

One of the biggest mental health issues the Colorado General Assembly will address this session is the placement of individuals on involuntary mental health holds in jails. Currently, law...

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

‘Poem’ in the paper was in bad taste

I don’t know who should be more embarrassed: Berit Palmer or the Herald for printing the “poem” in the March 27 edition of the paper. Can you even imagine the uproar if a similar bad-taste poem...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Student should have just walked away

For a week now, I have gone back and forth on why bother to submit a letter to the paper. Decided to just do it. First, seems that some college students got confused with what is the real First...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dan Olson, and his writing, will be missed

Just wanted to express my sadness that Dan Olson is leaving his post with the San Juan Citizens Alliance. I have never met him, but his columns have been an inspiration to all who care about the...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Paper should reconsider print decision

I’m a former newspaper owner and a faithful reader of the Herald. Durango and the region are blessed to have a paper that truly cares about its readers. I’m writing about the decision to reduce the...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Publish recognition of STEM success

Durango and Fort Lewis College (FLC) take great pride in their respective buildings dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Powerhouse Museum and the FLC...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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