Opinion

Don’t drink Durango’s fluoridated water

A recent landmark study examines the association between fluoride exposure during pregnancy and IQ scores of children. In this study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Shame on you for ending Monday print

In unilaterally eliminating an additional print circulation day, the Herald fails to live up to its own expectation for local prominent organizations and businesses. The Herald would be the first...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Climate strikers should stay in school

There was yet another polarizing letter to the editor in the Herald (“Support students in their climate strike ,” Sept. 19), seemingly blaming Trump and Republicans for climate change. How about...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cartoon was misleading, disappointing

After the detailed reporting by the Herald about the archaeological digs taking place on Florida Mesa in the path of the realignment of US 550, it was very disappointing to see the critical and...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote NO and keep the money, it’s yours

This November, Coloradans will vote on Proposition CC. It begins “Without raising taxes...” Proponents argue that Prop CC does not increase the 4.63% income tax rate, therefore it does not “raise...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health care CEOs profit from your pain

Why does health care in America cost so much? Why is every other industrialized country able to provide health care for half of what we spend? Here’s part of the answer: David Cordani, CEO of...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

232 years ago this week, it happened

They are only 52 words, but I actually get chills when I read them: “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support students in their climate strike

Why is it so difficult for President Trump and today’s Republican Party to admit that the burning of fossil fuels causes global warming? Climate change science is more than 100 years old. Oil...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Train a reason I love living in Durango

I would like to thank all those that have written letters to the editor supporting the train. I especially commend the letter sent by Melissa Strand where she points out how little pollution the...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join us for the Climate Strike at City Hall

As a 23-year-old in Southwest Colorado, I am incredibly concerned about the climate crisis. Every time I check the news, I see glaciers melting, species going extinct, and people dying as a result...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

County drops ball on disgusting mess

A tractor-trailer overturned and burned on the evening of Aug. 22 on Highway 550 at the hairpin turn over Cascade Creek. The fire department and hazmat teams responded very quickly to put out the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Governor can keep his fake-meat poison

Well folks, here you go, the ingredients in the “Impossible Burger” that is promoted by Gov. Polis: Water, Soy Protein Concentrate, Coconut Oil, Sunflower Oil, Natural Flavors, 2% or less of:...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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