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Keep Albuquerque television stations

Just because we are in Colorado does not mean we all want Denver channels, nor are we all Broncos fans or PBS viewers.Let’s be real and honest, the No. 1 reason people want Denver channels is so...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why wait for accident for boating rules?

Really, the committee for “water recreation” was intentionally made lopsided in favor of motorized use of the lake. OK, I accept that, but for them to recommend no restriction on horsepower rating,...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Families struggle paying for child care

The purpose of this letter is to respond to Martha McClellan’s recent Opinion piece, “Crisis in child care” (Herald, Dec. 19). Kudos to McClellan for explaining the gap between the cost of quality...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Leave our heritage, Goeglein name alone

Responding to the city’s reasoning on renaming Goeglein Gulch Road is like shooting at a moving target. First: No one can pronounce or spell the name. Second: There are no descendents. The latest...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Give and receive with care and gratitude

To the young parents who receive aid from the community: Eat. Receive the gifts from your community with peace. When the bellies of your family are full, turn to your children with awe and...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DHS teaches basketball ‘the right way’

In response to Michael Cobb’s letter to the editor regarding the state of high school basketball today (Herald, Jan. 14), a few items must be cleared up.The offense he refers to as motion was...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Palin deserves criticism she is getting

The cartoon (Herald, Jan. 12) was spot on. Sarah Palin is making her very livelihood on being a gun-totting, no-nonsense, right-wing nut job. Palin and her boot-licking fellow goose steppers are...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

E-mail FCC today about Denver television

Many people are working to get Denver TV in our homes. A quick comment to the FCC sent no later than today could make a huge difference. I tried Heather Mullett’s advice in her letter (Herald, Jan....

DATE: Jan. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tell the FCC today you want Denver TV

It’s not too late to be heard on the issue of bringing Denver TV to Southwest Colorado – but you must do it today.The FCC is considering changing regulations (MB Dockett No. 10-238) so “orphan”...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No reason to apologize for Palin cartoon

No fewer than six letters to the editor to date – each effectively demanding the proverbial head of the Herald for depicting the writers’ dear, revered, sacred and sacrosanct Sarah Palin in a...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Be sure to get your home tested for radon

This letter is in regard to Wendy Rices column on radon testing (Herald, Jan. 20). I urge residents of La Plata County to get their homes tested for radon.In 2008 we tested our home, and the...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Herald should apologize to everybody

The Durango Herald owes apologies for its uncivil accusations and political bias regarding its editorial “Civility” (Herald, Jan. 11). Civility begins with honest, fact-based, nonpartisan...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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