Opinion

Marbury will stand up for all of us

The incoming City Council will be shaping a rewrite of the city’s zoning and development fees and regulations, and dealing with a $5 million request from the Animas-La Plata Water Board to supply...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marbury understands larger community

As a person who knows that Durango thrives because it is the center of commerce in La Plata County, Sweetie Marbury will take note of the fact that much of the revenue sources of the city are from...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Imig recognizes balance Durango needs

I have known Connie Imig for many years. As a longtime resident of Durango, I care about our special small-town needs and want Durango to thrive while maintaining our great quality of life.Our City...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do not confuse me with that other Lum

It’s time to set the record straight. There are two Dennis Lums living in Durango. Dennis A. Lum, which is me, and Dennis W. Lum, who is the “other.” No, we are not brothers (George Foreman aside,...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

White would be asset to city government

Dick White is a thoughtful and articulate person who I believe would be an asset to our community as a Durango city councilor.I worked together with Dick and a diverse group of stakeholders for...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Leave DOW alone; merger is a bad idea

I completely disagree with the editorial “Merging agencies; Hickenlooper’s plan is smart government” (Herald, March 11). This is merely a ploy to get hunters and fishermen to help pay for the...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

FLC basketball this year a joy to watch

Congratulations to the Fort Lewis College Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament champions. Watching basketball at FLC this year has been pure joy. Even with assorted injuries and tough...

DATE: March 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Education status quo offers wrong goals

It is my hope that 9-R teachers, students and parents will wake up and respond to the curtain that is descending on public education.Devotees of the much publicized “Waiting for Superman” movie...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ancient artifacts should be ours to take

Does anyone else feel disgust when reading the story about Vern Crites (“Artifact ‘price setter’ pleads guilty,” Herald, March 10)? I, for one, shake my head and wonder how different life would be...

DATE: March 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Veteran happy with care he got at Mercy

As a veteran with some serious medical issues, I have been more than pleased with Mercy Regional Medical Center.The ER staff, ward personnel and the lab, X-ray, MRI, EKG technicians – really, all...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Scholars deserve recognition athletes get

I am writing regarding the story (Herald, Feb. 26) about the four Durango High School students who are National Merit Scholarship finalists. What is particularly striking are the two recent...

DATE: March 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marbury will focus on what affects us all

I reside in the county, outside city limits, but Durango is still our county seat and magnet for shopping, recycling, dining and the vibrant arts scene. In one way or another, what happens in...

DATE: March 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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