Opinion

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

Challenge will be to hold 9-R accountable

By the Herald's own admission (editorial, Herald, June 20), District 9-R's key to placing a successful mill-levy override question on the November ballot lies in full public understanding. Voters...

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

No plastic trash cans are truly bear-proof

A recent incident in which a bear got into a wildlife-resistant trash container on County Road 203 highlights why the containers are called "wildlife-resistant" and not "bear-proof."Wildlife-proof...

DATE: July 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Voters should take a look at Bruce Baizel

Who am I to tell someone how to vote in the up and coming elections? But what I will do is recommend voters pay close attention to Bruce Baizel, who is running for county commissioner.I think they...

DATE: July 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

It is a simple question of right and wrong

TheDurango Herald has run two articles in as many weeks advocating or celebrating homosexuality. A small but vocal segment of society is working toward having the rest of us accept their...

DATE: July 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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