Opinion

Critic was wrong about Annie’s Orphans

A recent letter about Annie’s Orphans (Herald, Dec. 13) delivered several mistaken implications, including that Annie’s Orphans downplays the La Plata County Humane Society through calling itself a...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

‘No-kill’ a red flag to shelter professionals

The letter to the editor written by Marcy Eckhardt (Herald, Dec. 13) was true right down to the ground. I admire any rescue or shelter that helps find homeless pets homes. What I can’t admire are...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tie bell-ringing to discretionary income

Kudos to Star Liquor for allowing the Salvation Army to ring a bell in front of its store this holiday season.It’s a stroke of genius on the Salvation Army’s part to help us associate giving with...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Let states decide how to pick senators

Recently I have been studying our Constitution, and that research inspired awe at the brilliance of those men we have come to know as the founding fathers.They were committed to the ideas that free...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Qwest provides great service to Silverton

Qwest is committed to providing exceptional service to customers across the state of Colorado, and that includes the residents of Silverton.So although it was billed as such, the occasion for the...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Original contract did not specify fiber optics

Exactly where and when does the Herald think Qwest promised to build fiber-optic facilities into Silverton? I worked on the Colorado Multi-Use Network project, back around the turn of the century,...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help Annie’s Orphans at a ‘Giving Tree’

They give us their unquestioning love and devotion, asking only to be loved in return – our dogs. The lucky ones are those that are “home” for the holidays. Many others, equally special, waiting...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

For safety on the River Trail, keep right

Some people don’t seem to know how to use Durango’s Animas River Trail correctly. I realize that some people don’t know the rule. It is suggested that you walk on the right side of the trail.This...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No evidence of cannibalism was found

I’d like to offer a correction to the story headlined “Taboo topic; Ridges Basin evidence suggests cannibalism among ancestral Puebloans” (Herald, Dec. 3).The reality is that we found no evidence...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Add electricity to ‘buying local’ options

I have enjoyed reading the recent articles in the Herald regarding the positive effects of buying local. It is such an easy way for all of us to help each other in this community and to feel good...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Well-known local woman died in Texas

I lost a friend, Linda Donofrio. She died Nov. 27 in Austin, Texas. I know a lot of people reading this will be sad. It was hard for me to believe, and it was only made real to me recently, when I...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Name the new multi-use fields for Meigs

Kudos to the Durango City Council, city staff and Fort Lewis College for making the new community multi-use field complex on FLC campus a reality (“City gets grant for sports complex,” Herald, Dec....

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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