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Grossman rich in wisdom, respect for life

Dr. Richard Grossman is among the finest human beings I have ever had the privilege of being acquainted with. Anyone who would attempt to denigrate his wisdom and compassion for all of the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Emphasize effort to cultivate newfound wealth

With the current economic crisis where do we turn? Sure there’s plenty of blame. The Republicans, Democrats, tea party, S&P, lack of jobs, housing market, credit, debt, trade, barter, printing...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City needs to consider impacts of trail on neighborhood

I am a resident of the Animas River Mobile Home Park and object strongly to the new alignment being considered for the Animas River Trail. The residents of our neighborhood have participated in the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Military retirees benefits are hardly ‘gold-plated’

I don’t know what credentials The Associated Press has for reporting on the U.S. military (“Deficit cuts to hit U.S. military,” Herald, Aug. 5), but its erroneous and disrespectful comment at the...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Campaign reform only way to reclaim Congress

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton voted no on the debt-ceiling increase. Rep. Tipton thought it more important to make a political statement for his party than to vote in favor of the best interests of his...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support local woman as Miss Rodeo Colorado 2012

The Herald recently gave minimal coverage to the selection of a local as Miss Rodeo Colorado 2012 (Talk About Town, Herald, July 7). Cassidy Cabot of Bayfield joins my daughter Aspen Emmett (1998)...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango traffic laws are for advisory purposes only

I had to crack up at Jay Turner’s letter about red-light enforcement (Herald, Aug. 3). Hey, you are in Durango, dude! Red lights are for traffic advisory only. So is the stop sign for vehicles...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Disappointment Valley mustangs coming to Cortez

On Saturday, Sept. 24, more than 20 wild horses from the Spring Creek Basin herd in Disappointment Valley will be at the Montezuma County Fairgrounds in Cortez, and will be available for adoption...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Four Corners is perfect for nuclear industry

I, for one, am glad to see the feds revisiting Colorado uranium mining.This is an opportunity to take a comprehensive in-depth look at locating nuclear energy facilities in the Four Corners. We can...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hikers in heavy rain helped by duo on Engineer

Those of us who ventured out on the Engineer Mountain trail on Saturday and encountered heavy rains in the late afternoon are grateful to Jack from Durango and an unnamed woman from Denver who...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wear a life jacket on the river

Just a reminder to all of Durango’s river enthusiasts: Don’t forget to wear a life jacket. If it wasn’t for a young man tubing past me last week underneath the Main Avenue bridge, I wouldn’t have...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ticket for running engine ends spending in town

I arrived in Durango in June around 4 p.m. I stopped to meet with a real estate agent to plan the next two days to look for our second home. The meeting lasted about one hour. Our next stop was...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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