Opinion

Roberts has shown her work ethic, ability

For four years, Southwest Colorado has had the great benefit to be represented in Denver by a remarkable woman who has served with distinction in the Colorado House of Representatives.Ellen Roberts...

DATE: July 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton is the better candidate for Congress

Now that the primary season is about to conclude and the mail-in ballots are soon to arrive, it is time to take stock of our candidates. Of particular importance is Colorado's 3rd Congressional...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Broad experience is what sets Baizel apart

Bruce Baizel is a quiet man who apparently is unaccustomed to talking about himself, so it wasn't until I reviewed his website that I developed a real sense of his unique qualification to serve as...

DATE: July 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Graham understands the county's needs

We're supporting Scott Graham in the upcoming primary for La Plata County commissioner for many reasons.Scott knows the needs of Durango, both now and for the future, has proved himself to be a...

DATE: July 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Roberts the easy choice for state Senate

Now that we’re beginning to think about the primary election coming up, let’s make “think” the operative word.As a lifelong Republican and a tea party supporter, the choice between Ellen Roberts...

DATE: July 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

The Bible is not everyone's moral compass

Mike Foutz claims (Letters, Herald, July 8) "homosexuality is wrong - plain and simple." It's neither plain nor simple. It's not clear if Foutz is saying that the knowledge of right and wrong comes...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Baizel most qualified to be commissioner

As the former chairman of the La Plata County Democratic Party, I am voting for the most qualified man and that is Bruce Baizel.Bruce has no special interests except La Plata County and the people...

DATE: July 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Big or small, try a government that works

The editorial, "After the Fourth" (Herald, July 6), was one I wish every person in America could read. It was wonderful and right on the money.I have said many times, "I don't care if we have big...

DATE: July 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Graham has tenacity, willingness to learn

I've known Scott Graham since our high school days in Durango in the '70s. Among many memories that spring to mind, one arises that really demonstrates Scott's character.As a junior, Scott decided...

DATE: July 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ride the Rockies left distasteful memories

I want to thank the cyclists of Ride the Rockies for the memories.I can understand when you're out riding your bicycle in the woods and nature calls - you answer. But when you are on the highway...

DATE: July 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bruce Baizel understands county's issues

Bruce Baizel will make a great county commissioner. Bruce's broad experience with issues in the county gives him a deep understanding of the issues.He is a practicing attorney, has testified before...

DATE: July 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cartoon was an affront to the Constitution

I was extremely offended by the cartoon on the Opinion page July 2 concerning the recent Supreme Court ruling on gun law.The Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right of the people...

DATE: July 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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