Opinion

Only real governance will deliver health care

The Republican Senators have yet another repeal and replace health care bill in the works. It appears as if everybody in America agrees that this latest shot at the legacy fish in the Obama-era...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s time to have a talk about baseball

Dear Albert Hale and Confluence Project Partners, No! No! No! Those were the answers the Cleveland Indians gave to the Jacoby Ellsbury-led New York Yankees in the 12-0 score at their baseball game...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Open letter to Fox’s Brian Kilmead

This is an open letter to Brian Kilmead of Fox News. The other day Jimmy Kimmel made unfavorable comments about the Graham-Cassidy health bill on his program. In response, you said on your program...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Article on solar left out a few key facts

The article in the Herald (Sept. 20) on the issue of La Plata Electric Association integrating private residential solar into its system left out a few key facts. Those of us with residential...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Easy instructions for Senator Gardner

I keep reading that Senator Gardner is trying to find more information about the latest Republican travesty – and potential tragedy – on health care. Well, poor Cory. I guess he’s just a little...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango airport employees made the day

So much of the news about air travel lately is disturbing, infuriating or deplorable, so I want to relate a different experience I had at the airport in Durango. Check-in for my United Airlines...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Graham-Cassidy health care bill and TABOR

Dear Sen. Gardner, As a Coloradan living with multiple sclerosis, I have a unique reason to urge you to oppose the Graham-Cassidy health care bill: TABOR. This bill proposes drastic changes to...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Commercial logging is not the answer

I would like to believe that Rep. Scott Tipton cares as much about the health of national forests as he claims in his recent effort at misdirection in The Durango Herald column, “The truth about...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do we know what Trump owes Russia?

It is now well-known history that Trump’s long line of bankruptcies were spared financial and legal consequences by money from Russian oligarchs. What does Trump owe Russia? Vladimir Putin, the...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Learn more about end-of-life issues

I was privileged to attend an event given by members of the Community Health Action Coalition dealing with the subject of how can we prepare for our own death. Medical advances made in recent...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Check your voter registration status now

In July, a request was made to each state’s secretary of state by the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity to provide publicly available voter data – including names, addresses,...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

MakerLab embodies our best qualities

Congratulations to the team at the Powerhouse Science Center for creating the awesome MakerLab for our community. This special space embodies the qualities that make Durango such a wonderful place...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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