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Vote ‘no’ on 60, 61, 101 – and on 3A

Like most everyone, I don’t like to pay taxes, but I will vote against Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101. If these measures pass, the state of Colorado would become a state of disrepair. All...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City shows little concern for dirt, weeds

I see that the city is concerned about the appearance and wording of the signage for the new gas station at Twin Buttes. Officials are concerned about what people will see when they come into...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Carter, Clinton and Obama evoked pride

On a recent Sunday morning, I watched Bill Clinton on the talk shows discussing his global initiative in dealing with hunger and poverty throughout the world. Then came Jimmy Carter on “60 Minutes”...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New Durango is against anything fun

Here we go again. If something is fun or useful, you can bet the new Durango will find a way to spoil it. I thought closing down Main Avenue for a centralized Halloween was a great idea, but no,...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Approve mill levy, hold 9-R accountable

As of now, the proposed school mill levy stands at about 30 percent support. Has anyone thought of the ramifications of its failure, though?If this does not pass, the first thing to happen will be...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

60, 61, 101 would restrict needed services

The state of Colorado voters in the Nov. 2 election are facing ballot issues 60, 61 and 101. They allegedly have been put on the ballot with the support and financing of Douglas Bruce, father of...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Brown has added virtue of common sense

Two candidates are running in the 59th District to replace Ellen Roberts for state representative. On the Democrat’s side, we have Brian O’Donnell. Letters to the editor in the Herald have...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

See purple, and on Saturday, high fashion

This October, I’d like to invite you to look at the world through lavender glasses. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it is a time to remember, support and honor survivors of...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Commissioner choice could not be clearer

Consider La Plata County without oversight, if we were to “get out of the way.” How about a gas compressor at your back door, or a gravel pit in your neighborhood, or drilling in the Fruitland...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Root is a true independent candidate

I have known Ken Root for more than five years. The last four, we skied together weekly. We have had many discussions on our trips to and from Durango Mountain Resort. I find Ken bright,...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ballot measures would wreck education

Like many, we bravely ventured into parenthood amid our own growing up and building our lives together. Neither of us really knew what we were in for nor could we imagine the incredible and often...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote ‘yes’ on 3A; ‘no’ on 60, 61 and 101

I am a retired resident of Durango and have no children or grandchildren in our 9-R schools. However, as a concerned citizen, I am strongly in favor of the upcoming mill levy override for the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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