Opinion

'No action' option best for Chris Park

The Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the land exchange raises many issues, including the decision process itself. Consider:The Forest Service selected the alternative favored by the Glacier...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes would bring ongoing risks

Several strong arguments against the Little Fishes mining project have gotten almost no attention so far. Applicants and supporters claim the final fish ponds would improve the environment. Yet...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support return to constitutional values

We must have a return to the Constitution and its values that made this country the best in the world. All senators, congressmen, up to the president take an oath to protect and defend the U.S. and...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nuclear power can be part of solution

The comments made by Jan Holt (Letters, Herald, Sept. 22) need some corrections and a different point of view. Nuclear plants with their zero carbon emissions certainly can be brought online fast...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes is a beautiful dream

Having recently visited the site of the Little Fishes project, seen the plats and visited with the Malouffs regarding their intentions, aspirations and dreams, in my opinion, Little Fishes makes a...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Little Fishes a disguise for a gravel pit

There is a decision coming Tuesday from the county commissioners that has the potential to forge the legacy for this sitting body.Disingenuously obscured under the sobriquet "Little Fishes," and...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Save the Animas from Little Fishes project

Friends of the Animas, fishermen, boaters, rafters, Southern Ute Wildlife Division, Animas Ditch owners, lovers of open space and wildlife: All please unite and write a letter to our county...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Look to Emerald Lake to raise trout

In an attempt to increase the pressure for the Glacier Club and the Chris Park land exchange, it appears Trout Unlimited is being used by the developers to declare the Hermosa Park property...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Land swap a step toward 'Silent Spring'

This last summer I could not help but notice that the extremely manicured lawn next door, filled with pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers hosted very few birds. Meanwhile, my less-than-perfect...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Teach children science, not extremism

My eighth-grade daughter is being indoctrinated by her science teacher to be an environmentalist, and a political activist, instead of a scientist who thinks scientifically. All 13- and 14-year-old...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lamar's column has wide audience

I say more Gretchen Lamar! Her "Durango Nature Studies" column is informative and entertaining.Thanks for sharing her with us.May Donnell, Montgomery, Ala. 

DATE: Sept. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Taxing water shows nation's direction

How fast we are moving now. The "powers that be" plan by way of Senate Bill 787 to tax every gallon of water used in the United States. ("Big Brother's water," Page 32 of 2009 fall Range...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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