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Letter not related to state requirements

Business and nonprofit owners should beware of an official and daunting looking letter being sent, quoting Colorado statutes and warning of noncompliance and delinquency for failure to file a...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Utter offered better take on dietary fat

I was going to write a long letter objecting to Dr. Matthew Clark’s comment about saturated fats being bad for the heart (Herald, March 21), but Nancy Utter, on the next page of that day’s health...

DATE: April 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Approving grave robbing is disgraceful

In response to Marc Rosenbaum’s letter (Herald, March 17), I am furious at the existence in modern America of such an ignorant stance. Many people, as toddlers, learn “don’t touch that – it’s not...

DATE: April 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Right is concerned only for the moneyed

The United States is a democracy? Taking from the poor and giving more and more to the immorality of wealth: That is greed. As this country provides billions of dollars in aid to countries of...

DATE: April 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Development would harm Pagosa area

As residents south of Pagosa Springs on the Upper Blanco Basin Road, my wife and I moved here to get away from pollution, noise, crime, traffic and other unpleasant, dangerous aspects of urban...

DATE: April 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

PERA’s problems deliberately overstated

Recent anti-public-employee propaganda has reached a crescendo never before seen in America. The recent claim in TheNew York Times (March 11) that Colorado public pensions are 90 percent of working...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango could use a German restaurant

After a recent trip overseas, I noticed that many towns we visited had German restaurants, many made to look like authentic German beer halls in Munich. They had singing and bands playing, long...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Like me, Marbury lacking in diplomacy

As a former Planning Commission chairman, I can’t count the number of times I had to bite my tongue. In fact, it often was raw because of the enormous constraint it took (especially for me) to...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Learn how to be an involved bystander

You’re out, and you see something that doesn’t look right. Instead of saying something, you keep walking. You find out the next day that someone needed your help.April is Sexual Abuse Awareness...

DATE: March 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango lucky to have Herald, Buchanan

Durango undoubtedly is on a diminishing list of small towns in the nation that still publish a newspaper seven days a week. This community is most fortunate in that regard.We also get to read the...

DATE: March 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fund to help family’s medical expenses

Steve started his 26 years in emergency services as an EMT, field team leader and member of the board of directors for La Plata County Search and Rescue in the late ’70s just as it was getting...

DATE: March 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Planned Parenthood cuts shortsighted

Congress does not want to fund Planned Parenthood because some clinics do abortions. They have programs that do many things that cover women’s health.We have 9 percent unemployment in this country,...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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