Opinion

Dismissal of Evans seems suspicious

Thank you for your prominent coverage of Professor Evans’ plight at Fort Lewis College (Herald, Oct. 28). As former coordinator of the honors program at FLC and former teacher in the writing...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why is health coverage more costly here?

Why are health plans available in Denver and generally throughout Colorado not offered in La Plata County? And why are some services that are covered in other parts of Colorado not covered in La...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Green burials are allowed in Crestone

Thanks for your story on green burials (Herald, Oct. 17). There is a cemetery in Crestone where they are allowed. We buried my 97-year-old mother there just last month. A very beautiful section of...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

With non-native fish, A-LP mess continues

Regarding the story headlined “No trespassing” (Herald, Oct. 19), I find it stupefying that the Division of Wildlife is attempting to keep “non-native” fish out of the Reservoir Formerly Known as...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Add sacrilege to yelling-fire exception

Perhaps much of the public is not aware of Christian cemetery “consecration,” a practice of, but certainly not limited to, the rites of the Catholic Church. The doctrine of most institutional...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Too much is based on whom you know

Silences! For he never heard. Humble! For humility is felt every day as a nobody. Sacrifice! He has spilled blood for his country and lost his own while tested in war. Poor! For money is just an...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City has done well with Florida Road

Although we have all been inconvenienced by the Florida Road construction project, I think the city did a fabulous job solving the traffic-flow issues. Kudos to the city crews for their excellent...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marijuana use also correlates to sports

In response to your editorial on marijuana (Herald, Oct. 5), in which you infer that the medical marijuana amendment has been high-jacked by healthy people for recreational use, let me point out...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

ACS is not involved with abortion services

This is in rebuttal to Linda Moore’s multiple letters to the editor criticizing the American Cancer Society’s association with Planned Parenthood. Her letters usually appear around a fundraising...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tax applies only to high-income earners

This letter is to clarify the 3.8 percent tax on real estate sales mentioned in William Taylor’s letter (Herald, Oct. 20.) I am with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance group, which provides free...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep John Salazar working hard for us

John Salazar has proved himself time and again to be an impressively able public servant for all residents of his district. Salazar has done more than can be expected of any one person to represent...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Salazar represents western Colorado well

John Salazar has been a strong and independent voice for Southwest Colorado and the Western Slope. He has effectively represented the diverse interests of our region and our communities.Rep....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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