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Letters: People you contact could die

It’s not over – far from it. On May 6, COVID-19 killed over 2,500 people in the U.S. And so it’s still very important to remember: You could have it, and not know it, and spread it, and people you...

DATE: May 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Trump, unfit, also gets flu date wrong

What has happened to Republican values? I grew up thinking Republicans stood for family, conservative ideas and were heavy into Bible-beating. The Republican party is now led by a man with no...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Council should force us to wear masks

I don’t understand City Council’s hesitation to require masks when entering stores or walking on Main (“Durango considers mandatory masks, but demurs ,” May 12). The CDC has clearly recommended...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Tipton’s not the true conservative in race

In a vastly under-reported political achievement, candidate Lauren Boebert recently secured the top line of the Republican primary ballot for the U.S. of House Representatives. She was able to do...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Not wearing a mask is selfish and evil

We now know that face masks are our first, and most effective, line of defense from viral infections. I have to assume that we were discouraged from using masks early on in this pandemic because...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Council members stand up to bullying

Although I never thought I would say this, I wanted to sincerely thank The Durango Herald. The weekend edition contained three excellent articles. First, the editorial “Is this necessary ,”...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Virus drives switch to plant-based ‘meat’

Massive slaughterhouse closures are driving U.S. consumers to plant-based meat products, as sick workers pay the price. Tyson Foods, JBS USA and Smithfield Foods, the largest meat processors, have...

DATE: May 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Please help to rescue our gift shops

Please join us in spreading the word about supporting the important and overlooked gift industry. Independent gift retailers help create the unique style and personality of Main Streets everywhere....

DATE: May 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango virus responses are inconsistent

I write in the hope that elected officials and appointed people in positions of power who control our lives will read this and consider what I am observing. I just had the serology test at the...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Why isn’t Herald covering Tara Reade?

There are credible reports regarding the alleged sexual assault by Joe Biden. Not sexual harassment, sexual assault. Tara Reade says Biden raped her. She reported her truth immediately, decades...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: LPEA increases rates to save you money

Thank you to everyone in our community for staying at home, social distancing and wearing face coverings when necessary. You are protecting yourself, our health care workers, first responders and...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Your LPEA endorsements are laughable

The Herald ’s endorsements for the LPEA board are laughable. Let me quote them: “(Guinn) Unger is well schooled in technology, with a degree in electrical engineering and formerly employed in the...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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