Opinion

Reinstate Evans for good of college, town

Watching the Tina Evans matter unfold in the pages of the Herald, I am amazed at what appears to be a paranoia about differing ideas on the part of the “new” Fort Lewis College administration.I...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Photo of Bayfield loss not appreciated

I am writing about the Bayfield football loss to Brush (Herald, Nov. 21). I think it is inappropriate to publish a picture of a football player in distress – in full color if I may add – in a story...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tribe active in monitoring air quality

In response to the story headlined “Activists’ air tests uncover compounds,” (Herald, Nov. 7), I am pleased to inform the San Juan Citizens Alliance, as well as other interested members of the...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Islands at East Third, Florida dangerous

The concrete islands at the “new” intersection of East Third Avenue and Florida Road are dangerous and need to be removed immediately. Bring in the bulldozers.They make the intersection...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Changing names disrespectful to history

The city’s plan to rename Goeglein Gulch Road “College Drive” should be seen for exactly what it is: part of a blatant attempt to eliminate the history of Durango.There are secret plans to rename...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join AAUW’s mission of helping women

This month marks the beginning of the 130th anniversary year of the American Association of University Women. Founded in 1881 as a small association of women collegiate alumni, AAUW now is a...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Redone College and Main will save lives

Thanks to the city of Durango; it just saved many lives. I am referring to the new beautiful and safe intersection at College Drive and Main Avenue.Having stores in the 500 and 600 blocks, I have...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Schools need resources, not more visions

I want to be very clear here with today’s government representatives and policy leaders: Our children’s classrooms are not their political playground. We are tired of words. We are ready for...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Speed up approval of marijuana centers

We hope to shed light on the benefits of approving existing medical marijuana centers in La Plata County. The lack of an approval process is negatively affecting patients and the community at...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Time for whining about skiing has begun

’Tis the season for the malcontents to come out against our local ski area (Letters, Herald, Nov. 14). A a long-term resident – three years – Mic White was once a college student here, which indeed...

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

Full-body scanner better than searching

I have had an artificial hip for about five years and travel frequently by air. The hip sets off all monitors, and I get hand searched every time.Albuquerque has a body scanner. It has been in...

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

Penalizing traffic scofflaws welcome

I was surprised and pleased to hear that the Durango Police Department is finally going to make penalizing traffic scofflaws more of a priority around here. People have been writing letters to the...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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