Opinion

Brad Blake has earned another term

Our county faces significant financial challenges and will likely continue to do so. Brad Blake has the financial acumen and experience necessary to help the county through the inevitable tough...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Aichele is a costly problem; vote Black

As we enter the final week of this election season I feel sufficiently armed with the knowledge required to cast my votes responsibly. Having read about all the problems created in the last few...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City tax hike will show police we care

I am encouraging all Durango citizens to Vote YES on 2A. We live and work in a wonderful city that has many amenities and services that contribute to an amazing quality of life. In particular, we...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Amendment 74 foe is fear-mongering

On Amendment 74, Boulder resident Jasmin Cori is confused. The letter to the editor (“Amendment 74 unwanted, dangerous,” Oct. 23) spreads misinformation on Amendment 74 – out of Boulder! Amendment...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Black is my neighbor – vote Aichele!

As a former director of finance/chief financial officer for a very well-run housing authority, I support Allison Aichele for county treasurer. I directed a $30 million budget encompassing 25...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Jared Polis will leave us sick and busted

Folks, the time is up! We have to decide who will lead this state for the next four years. Jared Polis has declared his plans but has no plans for paying for them. His healthcare plan will bankrupt...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

YES, city tax hike, NO to Durango Herald

I’m not sure which Walker Stapleton the Herald editors spoke with, gaining their endorsement, but it surely wasn’t the guy nominated by right-wing firebrand Tom Tancredo and enthusiastically...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Brad Blake best for county commission

Brad Blake is the most accessible person I know. In a ranching and agriculture community, office hours in Durango do not translate to accessibility to the people you represent. I support Brad Blake...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t succumb to Aichele misinformation

I am incredibly saddened by the attacks on Allison Aichele, the La Plata County treasurer. I worked closely with Allison for her first three years as treasurer before I moved last December and left...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Polis, Weiser and Mitsch Bush do it all

Although every election cycle claims to be the most important, this one will actually have an enormous impact on the future of Colorado. We are at a critical juncture for our climate, our economy...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

My vote for Jones is my vote for change

Our government is in trouble. We all see that, we all worry about it, yet until now, I have not seen a way out of this dilemma. The two-party system simply doesn’t work. Both the Democrats and the...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald fails liberals with endorsements

The Durango Herald owes a heartfelt apology to all of the newcomers who thought they were moving to a liberal town with a liberal newspaper. The endorsements for governor and attorney general are...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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