Opinion

Vote ‘yes’ on 3A; ‘no’ on 60, 61 and 101

I am a retired resident of Durango and have no children or grandchildren in our 9-R schools. However, as a concerned citizen, I am strongly in favor of the upcoming mill levy override for the...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

League offering forums on ballot issues

In this election, Colorado voters will be asked to vote on nine statewide ballot issues. Several would result in dramatic changes to the Colorado Constitution, and should be afforded careful...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Problem is obesity in adults, not just kids

Obesity in kids is a fast-growing epidemic that has captivated the media, the medical community and, of course, politicians. September is the first-ever “National Childhood Obesity Awareness...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tea partiers good people, wrong drummer

The majority of people in the United States are justifiably angry about the economic and cultural path our country is taking, but that path can be altered by grass-roots populist demands.Most...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

O’Donnell is focused on relevant issues

Hunting seasons are upon us, but one of my hunting buddies is too busy to join us for our elk hunt in the San Juan Mountains this year. Brian O’Donnell instead is running to represent all of us in...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Baizel best qualified to be commissioner

Learning the virtues of politics by listening to parents of different political persuasions, by all accounts, I should be an unaffiliated voter. But one of the lessons learned early on was that...

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

It is time for Tipton; Salazar has failed

Scott Tipton is the true fiscal conservative running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 3rd District of Colorado. He will help end Washington’s runaway spending and reduce our taxes.Let’s...

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

Maybe immigration problem backwards

Walking past Maria's Bookshop the other day, a book titled The Borders Within caught my eye. It was on sale for $3, reduced from $45. I thumbed through the book, and this passage caught my eye:...

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

WRC a source of pride in the community

There are hundreds of women in town who join me in thanking the Women's Resource Center for bringing us all together at the Girl's Night Out event. Women supporting and honoring each other on a...

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

Support J. Paul Brown for state House

In response to numerous printed letters to the editor, I am moved to write about J. Paul Brown – a stand-up American, the right person to represent us as our Colorado 59th District...

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

O’Donnell, Roberts independent voices

As an unaffiliated voter, I will be voting for a candidate from each party for the state Legislature this year.The first is Brian O’Donnell for the House. O’Donnell is a fellow sportsman who will...

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

9-R’s students deserve our generosity

I felt compelled to write in response to Jay Turner’s letter to the editor (Herald, Aug. 29) regarding teaching our kids a life lesson by cutting back, and in response to the user views poll...

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

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