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Harassment defense is always the same

In regard to Roy Moore’s defense, it is identical that of his predecessors, Clarence Thomas, Bill Clinton, Herman Caine, Bill Cosby, Donald Trump and Harvey Weinstein: “Everybody’s a liar except...

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

Tell Congress to reject tax reform bill

Are you fed up with the influence of money in politics? A GOP congressman was recently quoted as saying, “My donors told me to pass the Republican tax bill or ‘don’t ever call me again.’” The...

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

PERA is acting now on unfunded liability

Brad Barkey’s column (Herald, Nov. 11) on Colorado’s Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) contained significant amounts of misinformation. I commend Barkey for his service to our...

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

The U.S. should lead in energy technology

Being a major player toward solving climate change is essential if future generations are going to have an opportunity to participate in the new global economy. Climate change should not be a...

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

GOP employs voodoo economics again

Although it appears that I will owe more money under the Trump tax proposals, should I take consolation from the fact that corporations will see their tax obligations slashed? We are told that...

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

From a not-over-the-hill-just-yet ‘soldier’

Most of us “old-timers” know that La Plata County is an exceptional place to live, with many residents supporting our community’s nonprofit service organizations. If citizens in each county...

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

Letter writer needs to check the facts

In response to Todd Patterson’s letter (Herald, Nov. 10) letter, I’d like to state my opinion and share a few facts, besides asking people to stop drinking the Fox News Kool-Aid. Contrary to...

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

Hope parking fine was worth lost revenue

This is my first letter to an editor, ever. I received a parking ticket while having breakfast in your town in October. We had previously stayed the night in a Durango motel and had dinner at a...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Can technology solve all our problems?

When I go to Walmart to get oil and air filters for my car, and I forget what part number I need, there is a box on the wall where I can plug in my car model and year, and the box will tell me...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for help with communication skills

Thanksgiving grants us time each year to reflect on our blessings with gratitude and to look forward to the New Year with anticipation. At the Stuttering Foundation, we would like to take that...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

VFW, American Legion thank Demons football team

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 4031, and American Legion, Post 28, would like to compliment the Durango High School football team for its display of old fashioned patriotism during the opening...

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

Be more responsible on roads we share

On Nov. 9, at 3:15 p.m., I almost killed three adults and a dog. The fearless four were strolling north in the center of the south-bound lane of County Road 250 between Trimble Lane and Baker’s...

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

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