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Letter: Third district representation remains a joke

The good news is that the most corrupt, incompetent and immoral president in the history of our country will exit the Oval Office by Jan. 20. He will then be subject to criminal investigation from...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Nuclear site inspections in Iran, Korea, necessary

If President Biden agrees to a deal with Iran or North Korea, we must be allowed to inspect suspected nuclear sites without a waiting period. If there is a waiting period, they can move the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Are free COVID tests evidence of so-called socialism?

Now that Biden won and Trump lost, we have stopped hearing the words that the Biden team is socialist. Well,over the last nine months people have been getting free COVID-19 tests. And now that the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Durango has banished homeless to “out of sight, out of mind” site

This is how Durango takes care of its most needy? Times are tough for sure, indeed, maybe extremely difficult for many of you. Durangoans pride themselves on their community, one rich in history...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2021 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Herald shouldn’t publish misinformation

Letters to the Editor provide a valuable forum for debating local issues. The Herald crosses a line, however, when it publishes letters with information that endangers the lives of its readers. A...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Only Colorado residents should get COVID-19 vaccines here

La Plata County has become a refuge for people fleeing COVID-19 in Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona and other states. Hundreds are living here and in other Southwest Colorado counties, but are not...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: What is Trump’s legacy besides coining “fake news?”

The New York Post advised Trump to concede the election to Biden. There was no fraud, the Post said, and it was time to accept the election result or the Trump legacy would be seriously damaged....

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: No-wake users of Lake Nighthorse are not elitist

After reading the Letter to the Editor from Jerry Olivier (Dec. 12) where he labels nonmotorized lake users as elitist, I felt compelled to respond. If you have ever visited Lake Nighthorse on a...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Boebert is all hat, no cattle

So, it looks like Lauren Boebert, Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District Representative-Elect is ready to slap some leather come Jan. 6 when Congress meets to formally validate the votes of the...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: “God” explains his post-election plan

I have a tin hat I use to keep my head from exploding when I think about how George Soros and Barack Obama stole the election. So I was a little surprised to hear from God, even though I knew it...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Closed schools hurt middle- and low-income families

Like many other working parents, single parents, widows and foster parents of school-aged children in Durango, I was hopeful when I received the “9-R Matrix for Return to In-Person Learning” sent...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: The emergency of COVID-19 is over

Since when is an emergency still an emergency, after almost a year? This virus situation is not an emergency now, and looking back, it hasn’t been for a very long time now. The know-nothing...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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