Fed staffed by foxes guarding henhouse

"Give me control of a nation's money, and I care not who makes its laws," said Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild, a German banker in the late 1800s. After many attempts to establish a lasting central...

DATE: April 13, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join the 'tea party' at noon Wednesday

From noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rotary Park, there will be a "Tax Day Tea Party." This will be a peaceful, nationwide attempt at redressing the grievous wrongs being committed by our country's...

DATE: April 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Measure would mean the end of local food

If HR 875 and accompanying legislation go through, say goodbye to our community farmers' markets, clean, safe locally grown food and the personal choice and responsibility to choose what we want to...

DATE: April 10, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

New bike law will just cause more problems

Senate Bill 148, which would require motorists to keep 3 feet of space between vehicles and bicyclists - is not only an accident waiting to happen, as one opposing legislator has pointed out, but a...

DATE: April 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Doctors want more oversight of nurses

There is a critical lack of primary-care physicians in this area. When my partner and I moved here from New Mexico last spring, our real estate agent gave us the name of her doctor who we called...

DATE: April 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Council election leaves voter ambivalent

The Durango Herald (April 3) marked the lack of hot issues and the recession as possible reasons for the ambivalence about today's City Council election. Over the last year, I have attended,...

DATE: April 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Speak out in opposition to Desert Rock

I wanted to take the time to express my concern, and hopefully the concern of many of us, regarding the proposed Desert Rock coal-fired power plant to be built on the Navajo reservation.The...

DATE: April 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Small percentage dictating lake's usage

According to the Colorado Division of Motor Vehicles, there are 2,140 boats registered in La Plata County. This number includes sailboats, fishing boats, high speed motor boats and any other boats...

DATE: April 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Exponents make big numbers easier

Howard White ("Give each homeowner $1 million for loan," Letters, Herald, March 15) is correct; he is not very good at math. Although mathematics is not my greatest strength, I am competent in...

DATE: April 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Adults make sports too serious for kids

Regarding Jack Turner's "Pay to Play" (Herald, March 22), once upon a time, kids took a ball outside and played. Then there was adult-supervised kids soccer.Soon, all the kids got together and...

DATE: April 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Eviction leaves resident without hope

I am a resident of Durango with multiple sclerosis and I am also legally blind. I was recently evicted from my HUD supplemented, low income, disability apartment at Tamarin Square for the reason of...

DATE: April 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thompson will be positive force for city

I'm writing to encourage Durango citizens to vote for Christina Thompson for City Council by Tuesday. I have had the great pleasure of knowing and working with her for more than eight years. She is...

DATE: April 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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