Chicago Nick's owners deserve to succeed

Chicago Nick's is not only going to be missed for the excellent food that Paula and Nick prepared for many locals butalso for their friendly service, which always came with a great smile. They...

DATE: June 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An apology to anyone offended by letter

I apologize to those I offended with my letter to the editor (Herald, June 13).While I stand behind my opinion, I wish for those in the community to know that I am not the Sergio Verduzco who owns...

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Son entitled to his views, but he is not me

A friend called me Monday morning to bring my attention to a letter to the editor (Herald, June 13) written by my 15-year-old son with the headline "Religion has been bringing humanity down." My...

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Unions and Democrats ruining everything

An interesting, but absurd, illustration of "doing the right thing" was revealed last week in the Obama administration's handling of the Gulf oil spill. Apparently Obama's partnership with labor...

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

National security requires confidentiality

The editorial about the Obama Administration's lack of transparency (Herald, June 13) missed the mark when it equated the Watergate or Monica Lewinsky scandals to divulging classified information....

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

Chris Park a reason to vote out incumbents

The Forest Service is about to give away 228 acres of pristine Chris Park property, belonging to we the people of La Plata County, for $8,000 per acre or $1,824,000. "The market values for this...

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

Program teaches proven suicide prevention

As one of the trainers for the two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop held at the ColumbineCenter in Durango on June 2 and 3, I'd like to congratulate the 20 trainees and...

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

Trashing our planet three different ways

In this letter, I will address three types of pollution: oil in the ocean, trash along the sides of the roads andgraffiti on our buildings. Well, our government and the oil companies have finally...

DATE: June 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

McLachlan's dedication shows in students

I am writing in response to Barbara McLachlan's "A lesson for naysayers: Teachers work hard and face challenges for the kids" (Herald, June 6).I had the joy and privilege of having McLachlan as a...

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

True leader would unite country to fix spill

Regarding the editorial about the oil spill not being the president's fault (Herald, June 6), you should have been so diplomatic and sensible when editorializing about the previous...

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

Blame networks and Nielson, not the FCC

As the 19th century humorist Josh Billings noted, "The trouble with most people isn't their ignorance, it's in knowin' so many things that just ain't so." A case in point is the notion that the...

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

Obama needs to learn the Constitution

Obama's political organization has not acted to prevent illegal immigration across the U.S., highlighted by Arizona, New Mexico, California and Texas. The administration has not acted...

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

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