Opinion

Furloughed workers show integrity

I was not looking forward to a flight to Denver because I was embarrassed to make the TSA work for me while they weren’t getting paid. I thanked each one of them in Durango. On my return from...

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

Justifying Farrakhan is just bad judgment

If I can quote Will Rogers, “When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.” After reading Carol Cure’s letter (“Farrakhan has done good things, too ,” Jan. 15), I think she should have taken his...

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

Cut Herald instead of Pine River Times

And another one bites the dust! According to your article, The Pine River Times will no longer be a newspaper we can actually hold in our hands, read at leisure and enjoy the reporting by Melanie...

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

Build the new police HQ in Three Springs

There is a Durango Police substation and adjoining property on Wilson Gulch Boulevard in Three Springs. Why not expand this substation to become the main Durango police station and make the Second...

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

Snowberger stuff makes us look stupid

We all take our lumps over failed attempts or misdirected actions, but none of us deserve the “dumping” that Superintendent Dan Snowberger has gotten. I am tired of the harassment our...

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

Inexcusable act in the funeral industry

In response to the article “Woman’s lawsuit accuses funeral home of illegally harvesting mother’s body parts” (Jan. 7), I would like to express my abhorrence with the alleged actions of the Four...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Farrakhan has done good things, too

The Herald’s Saturday editorial (“Minister of hate : Why can’t national Women’s March leaders quit him?,” Jan. 10) indirectly linking the “Democratic left” and the planned Jan. 19 Durango women’s...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

School board: time to ditch Snowberger

I don’t trust Dan Snowberger. He blatantly lied about the Needham Elementary School incident and continues to make irrational decisions by letting his personal beliefs bleed into the actions of his...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Women’s march supports justice for all

The Herald is right to remain alert to signs and instances of prejudice and injustice (“Minister of hate : Why can’t national Women’s March leaders quit him?,” Jan. 10), as is every citizen. No...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Great Wall of China was a failure, too

As parts of our government are shut down and employees aren’t receiving paychecks, let’s ponder the issue. A stalemate over $5 billion for a border wall, which may vastly underestimate the actual...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Action on climate change needed now

We are in the middle of the most drought-stricken area in the U.S. Our rivers are dry, forests are burning, recreational opportunities are diminished and our rural and agricultural way of life is...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

This is one caring (and delicious) town

What do first-time visitors wonder about Durango as they wander about town? They ask or say “It’s just a cowboy town.” But what about the cowboy poets? As visitors become better acquainted with...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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