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Help make Durango pedestrian friendly

How can Durango become a more pedestrian-friendly community? Neon pedestrian signs and painted white lines seem nonexistent to some drivers. To those drivers who observe the crossing signs, thank...

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

All agree climate system is complicated

I take issue with the recent letter from George Reynolds (Herald, June 21) criticizing scientific climate research. It would help if he would state explicitly what he thinks should happen. Does he...

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Farm-raised salmon are healthy to eat

Mike Smedley's comments regarding Atlantic Salmon are highly unbalanced (Herald, June 22). No ocean farming advocate opinions and counter-arguments are expressed as a minimum of good journalism....

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Look back to see who is ruining the country

I see by Chuck Snyder's opinion (Letters, Herald, June 23) that this country is being run into the ground.He cites the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as taking "billions of borrowed dollars." Perhaps...

DATE: June 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango's cyclists give others a bad name

Thanks to Susanne Fletcher for her valuable insight into the obnoxious, uninformed, pompous attitude that seems to pervade the Durango cycling community (Letters, Herald, June 23).The next time she...

DATE: June 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Back country horsemen co-sponsored clinic

The article about Glenn Ryan and the USFS Regional Specialty Pack String was a pleasure to find on the Herald's June 20 front page; the Web video was nothing short of excellent. The Herald did a...

DATE: June 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Biodiesel not a sustainable alternative

Turning plants such as sunflowers into fuel uses much more energy than the resulting biodiesel generates, according to a new Cornell University and University of California at Berkeley study."There...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Second Amendment includes parks, too

Wayne Hare goes to some pains to establish his credentials as a "gun lover" in his op-ed ("The Right to Bear Qualms," Herald, June 7). Then, he launches into an attack on the recent change in law...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Country is being run into the ground

How in the world can anybody approve of the way this country is being run? Bailout money is being spent like a drunkard, with millions going to Congress for campaign contributions and billions not...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Choral Society's 'Requiem' magnificent

I had the distinct pleasure of experiencing the Durango Cho-ral Society perform Mozart's "Requiem" before it left for New York to share its talents at Carnegie Hall.The passion and power that this...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wolverines also spotted near Silverton

I just read with interest the story regarding a wolverine sighting near Denver (Herald, June 19). It stated that it was the first wolverine in Colorado since 1919.My husband and I spotted two...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hikers should leash dogs, lose the iPod

It's that beautiful time of year in Colorado when everyone is out on the trails enjoying the great outdoors hiking, biking or on horseback. For safety, everyone needs to be aware of their...

DATE: June 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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