Opinion

Hispanics in forefront of abortion fight

Dr. Richard Grossman is feeling the heat from Durango Catholics, thus his cheap shots against nuns in the Herald (July 25).The fact is that it is young Hispanic lay Catholics who are leading the...

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

Strict color standards benefit everyone

Hats off to Jan Derck and Todd Messenger of the Durango Planning Commission for having the courage to say what really needs to happen to preserve the natural beauty of our area by having strict...

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

World was diminished by Grams’ death

Gentle, kind, compassionate and generous are just a few words to describe Tom Grams. Our dentist and friend – we will miss Tom’s lovely smile and sweet demeanor.Most of all, the world is a lesser...

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

Give Bruce Whitehead a full Senate term

State Sen. Bruce Whitehead has proved to be the right man to have stepped into Sen. Jim Isgar’s shoes – and should continue wearing them for a full term.He possesses the same qualities of...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Choose Phelan as the next county clerk

We will be voting for Karen Phelan as the next county clerk and recorder. Having known Karen for more than 25 years, we are familiar with her strong work ethic, her reputation as a responsible and...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Police set up cyber sting

John Christopher Triplette, 24, is suspected of enticement of a child, sexual exploitation of a child and Internet luring, all felonies. He is being held on $250,000 bail in La Porte, Texas,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Further proof GOP is the party of the rich

The GOP loves to talk about how bad deficits are and the importance of fiscal responsibility. But just go back 10 years, when Bush and the GOP took power in 2000. Clinton left him a huge budget...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Coach cut varsity to protect 'his' team

It seems Sheldon Keresy made a mistake in not accepting Scott Emrich's resignation last spring when the soccer camp conflict-of-interest controversy came up. Recently, five seniors were cut from...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mainstream media are now advocates

One of the spectacular phenomena of the Obama election in 2008 was how the news media seemed to do no serious investigation of Obama’s past, while large groups of reporters were dispatched to find...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Approaching cyclists should warn walkers

There is a lot being said about motorists and pedestrians sharing the road and paths with bicycles. It seems like common courtesy to me.However, there are some courtesies cyclists are responsible...

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

Immigration problem predates Obama

This is in response to the letter (Herald, July 28) from Solan M. Hulsey: It is always amazing to me that, no matter what the crisis happening in this country, someone thinks that impeaching the...

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

Vote to prevent socialist takeover of U.S.

In the Aug. 2 TheDurango Herald front page it says “Are wealthy stalling economy?” Well, that in my mind is a no-brainer. When someone works all his life to accumulate some money and then to have...

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

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