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FLC dismisses real concerns as ‘idealism’

The first time I was called an “idealist” was when I attended a summit in Washington, D.C., with 11,000 other youths to address the issues of renewable energy, climate change and environmental...

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

Story about kids helping out was welcome

I want to commend the Herald for the story headlined “Learning by helping; Area schools making service a requirement (Herald, Nov. 29). How wonderful it is when good news reaches the front page of...

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

See film ‘Race to Nowhere’ about testing

I just wanted to share with our local community an opportunity to view the upcoming film “Race to Nowhere.” I viewed this film in California recently and believe all parents, educators, policy...

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

U.S. cannot win the war in Afghanistan

The untenable nature of remaining in Afghanistan is further revealed in recent news and disclosures. It seems even more obvious that the U.S. must extricate itself from this endless torture of...

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

Celebrate ANWR’s 50th by preserving it

The Arctic is all around us. Every year, birds that begin their life on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge journey to all 50 states and across six continents before heading...

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

To reduce federal spending cut Defense

Cutting government spending seems to be a big issue right now, yet most everyone is ignoring the elephant in the living room – the bloated defense budget.The American defense budget is five times...

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

Allow more time to get there, slow down

I just read the “Winter” editorial (Herald, Dec. 1) and cannot agree more.I commute 10 miles to town and refuse to take the highway because of the fools who insist on tailgating me through a...

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

Ellis, Gardenswartz big boosters of ASA

Richard Ellis and the crew at Gardenswartz Sporting Goods have stepped up once again to support the Adaptive Sports Association through its November Extravaganza at the La Plata County...

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

Durango is losing a point of reference

There have been many changes in Durango since I grew up here. Even as things evolved, there were a few things that remained the same. Places that made Durango seem unchanging.There were the train,...

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

Youth did not hesitate to do a kindness

On Nov. 24, I tripped and fell on our terrible sidewalks on North Main. A motley group of four young men stopped to help me.I had a folder full of important papers that went all over the sidewalk....

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

Be conservative in true sense of the word

Well, the dust has settled, and America literally has handed the country over to the corporations and bankers. The economy has been devastated by crooks, and these same people have been given free...

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

Christian lent support to reincarnation

I find it quite curious that a self-professed fundamentalist Christian should present such compelling evidence of the Buddhist notion of reincarnation (Letters, Herald, Nov. 24).Imagine, sometime...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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