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My letter to the editor (Herald, Sept. 7) was written with the acknowledgement of who I am and the community in which I live, edited and printed in a proper forum of expression.I received a poorly...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Colgan too enthusiastic about taxation

How many city and county positions can one person serve on at the same time before it’s considered a conflict of interest or illegal? Joe Colgan, presently serving on three other boards – Durango...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter not grounded in sound fact

Mr. Nate Herbst’s letter to the Herald (Oct. 20) titled “Abortion causes cancer and kills women” appears grounded more in hyperbole and fear-mongering than sound medical science and fact. Mr....

DATE: Nov. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Elections are really auctions

By the time this commentary is printed, the mid-term election will have passed; and America will have elected another group of politicians. What we end up with will not make most of us happy nor...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

FLC’s decision disappointing

I was disappointed to read about the decision of Fort Lewis College administrators to not approve Professor Tina Evans’ application for an appointment within the Environmental Studies program. As...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Coroner’s column excellent commentary

I thoroughly enjoy reading the columns of La Plata County Coroner Dr. Carol J. Huser. She provides great knowledge and sometimes excellent humor. Her recent column about the sometimes lack of...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Evans’ dedication is invaluable to FLC

I was saddened and disappointed to hear of the dismissal of Tina Evans from Fort Lewis College (Herald, Oct. 28). She is an invaluable faculty member as well as an adviser and mentor to many...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Teach students to accept discrimination

The school board needs to discriminate against the teachers behind the anti-discrimination conformity team and fire them (“Hate’s fate,” Herald, Oct. 29). Our kids need to be taught to accept...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Learn about danger of distracted driving

Thank you to the Herald for the story (Oct. 20) about distracted driving. We would like to let readers know of community efforts to address this problem.“Focus on Your Drive: Arrive Alive” is a...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dismissal of Evans seems suspicious

Thank you for your prominent coverage of Professor Evans’ plight at Fort Lewis College (Herald, Oct. 28). As former coordinator of the honors program at FLC and former teacher in the writing...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why is health coverage more costly here?

Why are health plans available in Denver and generally throughout Colorado not offered in La Plata County? And why are some services that are covered in other parts of Colorado not covered in La...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Green burials are allowed in Crestone

Thanks for your story on green burials (Herald, Oct. 17). There is a cemetery in Crestone where they are allowed. We buried my 97-year-old mother there just last month. A very beautiful section of...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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