Opinion

Democrats don’t support open borders

In response to Eileen Wright’s letter (“Democrats intent on creating problems ,” July 25): No matter how many times President Trump repeats his mantra, Democrats are not for open borders. Democrats...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fix homelessness, ignore the experts

I propose the following to address the homelessness and transient problem in Durango: 1. The City should work with liquor stores to identify and refuse sales to the transient and homeless. There...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Go back where you came from, racists

Bayfield needs to address its deep racist history, and stop allowing white trash Southerners from doing deeply offensive things, like allowing the flag of traitors in Bayfield’s parades. I realize...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Selling this weed killer is irresponsible

Can anyone explain why so many of our local stores are still stocking Roundup weed killer on their shelves, which must mean that locals are still purchasing it in spite of its widely publicized...

DATE: July 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A fortunate mountain lion encounter

6:45 a.m., dawn: It sounded like a gas well decompressing, three loud “pssts,” with conviction and presence. I thought it was a bear, as I have heard many of them before. I couldn’t see what was...

DATE: July 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald basically promoting Nazism now

Thank you, Durango Herald, for taking a brave stand and deciding to promote the Betsy Ross flag on your editorial page as a symbol of unity. Other groups may be warping its original meaning to...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Time to stop debating global warming

Mr. Boyd asks what will happen if we eliminate CO2 (“Climate change is just a buzz word ,” letters, July 8). The fact, of course, is that we could not, and would not, eliminate the emission of CO2...

DATE: July 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Democrats intent on creating problems

So now that the Democratic Party has proved themselves to be the party for illegal immigrants, what all can we expect our tax dollars to be wasted on? First, we can count on hundreds of thousands...

DATE: July 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Denver makes our problems look puny

So, Shane Dawson said “We’re a little behind the Denver area.” (“Home sales decrease in La Plata County, Durango ,” July 18.) After moving to Denver from Durango in 2012, it didn’t take long to see...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

About these city sewer rates: They stink!

I live 0.6 miles north of the city limit and I pay $105 per month for sewer only. My neighbor lives in a modular trailer with no land and pays $156 a month for sewer only. Per the Durango...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Water, sewer rates not fair or reasonable

With the arrival of our summer water and sewer bills, it is important to understand why Durango families pay some of the highest rates in the state. The city recently hired a consultant who...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Porter-Norton for county commissioner

Marsha Porter-Norton is the perfect choice for La Plata County commissioner. I’ve known Marsha for over 20 years and found her to be an intelligent, dedicated and consummate professional. Marsha...

DATE: July 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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