Opinion

We are all 'members' of the rec center

I am writing in response to the letter from Rob Bourdon of Durango (Herald, Dec. 27). In his letter he complains ofrate increases for the Durango Community Recreation Center. He suggests that a...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No 'successful' outcome to Afghanistan

In response to Lynn Witt's letter (Herald, Dec. 17): I completely agree. I would like to add my comments about TomWright's letter (Herald, Dec. 7).I think these are Wright's main points: Liberals...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Illegal immigration is disrespectful

Responding to the letter “Nation needs true immigration reform" (Herald, Dec. 21), I think it's about time to explainto the author and those advocating what really is illegal immigration. The act...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We're losing our Bill of Rights to health care

This 100 percent Democratic health-care bill is both anti-American and anti-Christian.This bill will force all of us to pay for abortions. It will eliminate choice. It will double the cost of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Socialization of America is infuriating

I cannot believe the arrogance of the senators and representatives who voted “yes" on this ridiculous healthcare-reform bill. Have all of them read every page of this bill? Have all of them read...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thank our senators for communism

I must compliment our senators on their bravery for voting for the health-care bill. Never have I seen anyone sowilling to trample the Constitution of our country, violate our rights, ignore the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rec center fee increases exorbitant

Our family uses the Durango Community Recreation Center quite a bit throughout the year. We use it for swimming,working out, racquetball, shooting baskets and the climbing wall. It is a great...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health-care reform bill a job killer

If Harry Reid is correct when he says someone dies every 10 minutes in the United States because of a lack of healthinsurance, then why doesn't ObamaCare become the law of the land Jan. 1, 2010,...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A wish list for things not in packages

Another Holiday of The Lights; we've tried to make a list of things we want, but discovered what we want doesn't comein packages. Looks as if all we want we have or can create ourselves.Here's our...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Remember 'brown' on white Christmas

All the snow we've received this December makes for a lovely white Christmas. But for the men and women in “brown,"delivering UPS packages can be tricky and hazardous.I live in Hermosa and have a...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thanks for the generosity of strangers

Our thanks to Dave and Carl Pleasant of Farmington for stopping and giving us roadside assistance Dec. 13. We werefeeding emergency hay to the Ute Mountain horses on Colorado Highway 140 in...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nation needs true immigration reform

In response to the story headlined “Colorado panel pitches U.S. immigration ideas" (Herald, Dec. 10), I am excited tosee that the University of Denver's Strategic Issues Panel on Immigration is...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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