Opinion

White will keep Durango on right path

I care for Durango, particularly my old Durango neighborhood where I have lived for 40 years and wish to live out my life.Durango is a highly desirable place to live with its downtown historic...

DATE: March 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Story about taxation timely, informative

A big thank you to Shane Benjamin, Emery Cowan and all those of the Herald staff who put together such a comprehensive newspaper story headlined “The many ways we tax ourselves” (Herald, Feb....

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why no hydropower at Lake Nighthorse?

People have known for generations (pun intended) that water passing through a turbine can be made to generate electricity. I have asked people from the Bureau of Reclamation why did they not...

DATE: March 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why no consistency with historic names?

“Talk about Town” (Herald, Feb. 20) cites Durango receiving distinction for preserving it’s past. The same issue has an informative Opinion piece about changing Goeglein Gulch name and the...

DATE: March 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Businesses should know about ADA rules

Under the auspices of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), by federal law, my service animal may accompany me into any establishment I enter. I do not need to be obviously disabled. I do not...

DATE: March 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join together, protest foreclosure process

In response to the story headlined “What does it take to save a home” (Herald, Feb. 11): In my interview with the Herald, my intention was to state the facts about the loopholes in the...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Quality of wrestling photos disappointing

I am disappointed in our “local” paper. By looking at the photos of our outstanding Durango wrestlers (Herald, Feb. 20), one would believe we were a Fort Lupton or Valor Christian supporter.All...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald should consider ‘job wanted’ ads

Didn’t the Herald used to have a “Jobs Wanted” column? It seems as though in today’s job market, as small as it is, it would benefit the entire community to have this column appear again. Possibly,...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why come to Durango to change names?

Why do City Manager Ron LeBlanc and Fort Lewis College President Dene Kay Thomas feel the need to come here to Durango and change a landmark street name because it suits their purposes or because...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Unions did not build U.S. or middle class

It is not surprising that the Durango Education Association supports the teachers in Wisconsin for their “courage and determination” (Letters, Herald, Feb. 25). The manager for financial planning...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton needs to recognize all constituents

I received an e-mail update from Rep. Scott Tipton last week: “Debate went late into the night this week as Republicans continue the fight to cut spending by $100 billion and beyond. The Democrats...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Managing forests is not destroying them

In response to Dug Ward’s letter, “Logging a part of good forestry management” (Herald, Feb. 21): This seemingly emotionally motivated response to a disagreement with Nathan Coe (Letters, Herald,...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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