Opinion

R. M. Bell understands need for balance

I’m writing to encourage Durango to vote in the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors elections. Specifically, I am endorsing R. Michael Bell and encourage other residents to join me in...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Election issues require clarification

Shane Benjamin’s La Plata Electric Association election article (Herald, April 15) neglected vital points. He overlooked the real costs of current energy policy focusing on dollars spent, not the...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let us all vote for a clean energy future

An overwhelming majority of climate scientists (97 percent) agree that the climate is warming. This change is man-made and it is brought on by greenhouse gas emissions. As we look forward to the...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It’s time to vote for a change and Martin

I am writing regarding Tim Gallagher’s letter to the editor about the La Plata Electric Association election in District 2 (Herald, April 15). I’m certain that Davin Montoya is a fine, upstanding...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Special interests hurting local elections

We have had a lot of special-interest groups hurt families in the past several election cycles here in La Plata County. Please don’t let these special interest groups meddle in the upcoming LPEA...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Martin is the informed, energetic choice

I don’t care if you print this or not: After reading the Herald’s editorial recommending La Plata Electric Association candidates, it is very apparent to me that you do not know Kim Martin, one...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Landis speaks for future generations

Young people will inherit our world. Rachel Landis, director of Fort Lewis College’s Environmental Center, will bring energy to the La Plata Electric Association board, which needs younger people...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote for Mike Bell to avoid rate increases

The options are clear for the La Plata Electric Association board: vote for more renewable energy (higher electric rates) or vote for a mix of energy to keep your electric bill low. We’re all...

DATE: May 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald gets a “D” for endorsements

I find it amazing that the Herald failed to do their homework before endorsing candidates Montoya and Wheeler for the LPEA Board of Directors. The facts are these: Mr Montoya has not moved LPEA...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need Kim Martin on the LPEA board

Ballots for the La Plata Electric Association board elections have been mailed. Please exercise your power to determine our energy future, protect our planet and foster the development of healthy,...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Landis will fight for a cleaner LPEA

I am voting for Rachel Landis for the La Plata Electric Association board because Rachel will work to fight climate change at a local level. Many of us have decided to spend our lives in Durango...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We’re lucky to have a choice like Landis

Our community is so lucky to have Rachel Landis running for the La Plata Electric Association Board of Directors. Rachel is the director of the Environmental Center at Fort Lewis College where she...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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