Opinion

Two City Council candidates stand out

We have two highly qualified candidates running for Durango City Council. Kim Baxter has studied Durango’s problems from the inside out – she has spent an inordinate amount of time on Durango...

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

NO on sales tax hike is responsible

We are fortunate in the upcoming election to not only be able to vote against the unnecessary and deceptive sales tax increase, but also to be able to vote for City Council candidates that...

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

Vote for 1A is a vote for arts and rec, too

A vote against the 1A sales tax increase is likely to be a vote against parks and rec expansion. So if you walk or ride your bike on our bike paths, play tennis/soccer/Frisbee at our parks, work...

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

We need City Council that will engage

I urge you to vote for Kim Baxter and Barbara Noseworthy for City Council. They are actively involved in our community and have demonstrated their commitment to our community by their service on...

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

We need to listen and vote YES on 1A

I love Durango. With the current ballot initiative 1A, it seems pretty clear-cut to me. Our roads require ongoing maintenance and we do not have the current level of funding to maintain them at the...

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

Adult child not good enough for council

I have a 28-year-old son that I am very proud of who grew up here in Durango. He has degrees in aerospace, electrical, and computer engineering, and has conducted business successfully around the...

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

We need to learn from Mueller report

Robert Mueller’s report must be thoroughly reviewed by both the Senate and House intelligence committees. Contrary to the narrative dictated to us by right- and left-leaning mouthpieces of...

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

We’re picking fossil-fuel losers now

I recently read Rep. Tipton’s response to the Green New Deal, a proposed package to address issues related to climate change. He stated his concern about it, “The federal government should not be...

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

Herald coverage is extremely slanted

The Durango Herald article “What will oil and gas reform mean for Colorado? ” (March 19) is obviously extremely slanted in favor of the oil and gas industry. Is it part of the Herald’s editorial...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald reaches new low with Snowberger

With no mention of the Mueller Report being released on Sunday, the Monday Herald devoted a half-page to recycling the unsubstantiated and largely discredited attacks on Superintendent Dan...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We love our new home; YES on 1A

We came for the recreation. We’re voting for streets. We visited Durango last April to confirm that our research and intuition were correct about Durango possibly becoming our new home. The quality...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Road work is dumbfounding; NO on 1A

As a person who usually supports tax increases for valid needs, I am reluctant to support ballot measure 1A. Road repairs are important, but I feel that recent road projects have been unwise. The...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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