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Police set up cyber sting

John Christopher Triplette, 24, is suspected of enticement of a child, sexual exploitation of a child and Internet luring, all felonies. He is being held on $250,000 bail in La Porte, Texas,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Further proof GOP is the party of the rich

The GOP loves to talk about how bad deficits are and the importance of fiscal responsibility. But just go back 10 years, when Bush and the GOP took power in 2000. Clinton left him a huge budget...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Coach cut varsity to protect 'his' team

It seems Sheldon Keresy made a mistake in not accepting Scott Emrich's resignation last spring when the soccer camp conflict-of-interest controversy came up. Recently, five seniors were cut from...

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

Mainstream media are now advocates

One of the spectacular phenomena of the Obama election in 2008 was how the news media seemed to do no serious investigation of Obama’s past, while large groups of reporters were dispatched to find...

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

Approaching cyclists should warn walkers

There is a lot being said about motorists and pedestrians sharing the road and paths with bicycles. It seems like common courtesy to me.However, there are some courtesies cyclists are responsible...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Immigration problem predates Obama

This is in response to the letter (Herald, July 28) from Solan M. Hulsey: It is always amazing to me that, no matter what the crisis happening in this country, someone thinks that impeaching the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Vote to prevent socialist takeover of U.S.

In the Aug. 2 TheDurango Herald front page it says “Are wealthy stalling economy?” Well, that in my mind is a no-brainer. When someone works all his life to accumulate some money and then to have...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get out the parrot-head gear and dance

An appreciation reception for former Fort Lewis College Community Concert Hall Director Gary Penington will be held Saturday night at the Concert Hall. Everyone is invited to come and toast the...

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

Baizel has the most relevant experience

What does an experienced rancher, lawyer, professor, consultant, irrigator, fencer and cattleman have to offer La Plata County?Bruce Baizel offers insight, experience, balance and nonpartisanship...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Razing Arizona

I decided to go to Phoenix, work on my tan, But I forgot my ID, got tossed in the can. Sheriff Joe told me I was way too brown, “Don’t bother settin’ your suitcase down.” I told him I was from...

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

Senate also should approve CLEAR Act

We urge our U.S. senators to please support the onshore drilling reforms in the Consolidated Land, Energy and Aquatic Resources Act – the CLEAR Act – that the House passed last week. While we need...

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

Ballot box is the place to begin reforms

The train wreck we call Congress is back home campaigning for re-election. Deserving their pathetic 11 percent approval rating, why should any get rehired? The system is broken. Corruption runs...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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