Opinion

The victim was the elk, not the dog

In regards to the dog that was shot while harassing an elk, I would like to thank Drayton Harrison and the Division ofWildlife for doing the right thing. Responsible dog owners who actually care...

DATE: May 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

PRID to charge public to use Vallecito

Pine River Irrigation District is now charging people to fish from the banks of Vallecito Reservoir. If all you want isto walk alongside the reservoir, PRID wants you to pay. PRID manager Hal...

DATE: May 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Two weekend events celebrate Cinco

I'm writing to make sure our community knows that there will be a Durango Cinco de Mayo celebration this weekend. LaGente de Durango invite you to come celebrate with us at our nonalcoholic, family...

DATE: April 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Electing conservatives our only hope

President Obama has signed the greatest sweeping health-care law of the land that affects people all across America. Ittook 14 months, 2,000 pages and all kinds of bribes, airplane rides, backroom...

DATE: April 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DHS auto program wrong place to cut

The auto program at Durango High School shouldn't be cut. I say this because I have been in auto classes since freshmanyear, and I plan on going to school for mechanics. If we cut the auto program,...

DATE: April 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Volunteer to serve as SASO advocate

Sexual Assault Services Organization provides support and resources for those affected by sexual violence, and offers a24-hour crisis hot line staffed by volunteers. I have volunteered with SASO...

DATE: April 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Homophobic speech is not discussion

In response to the editorial on publication of hate mail (Herald, March 31): The Herald claims that letter writers'assertions that “homosexuality is both forbidden by the Bible and a threat to...

DATE: April 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Riegle has the vision needed at LPEA

La Plata Electric Association has mailed ballots to elect a new board of directors; anyone who receives a ballot canvote. Our community needs LPEA's vision, leadership and action to help recover...

DATE: April 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'No Fee' should have no say on vendors

The Western Slope No Fee Coalition is a study in contradictions and hypocrisy. The heart of its argument against anykind of fees for services or access is the fact that public lands are paid for by...

DATE: April 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Air quality more than federal nuisance

While House Bill 1365, which sailed through the Colorado Legislature in 17 days, will do much to clean up air qualityon the Front Range, characterizing the need for the measure as a battle between...

DATE: April 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Not the owner of the house at Vallecito

I have had numerous friends and acquaintances that have asked me if I was the Mike Bell who owned the house with thesigns out front warning of poisonous chemicals inside. This house was next to the...

DATE: April 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fracing disclosure notice good news

The news (Herald, April 19) that petroleum giant ExxonMobil supports the disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulicfracturing process associated with gas and oil drilling here in La Plata County...

DATE: April 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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