Opinion

Rally weekend not that good for business

The story headlined “Bikers+business=happy campers” (Herald, Sept. 7) is another example of dangerous “feel good” journalism that continues to support the inaccurate perception that everything is...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do the greenest thing and allow Segways

After reading Butch and Karen Keller’s letter to the editor (Herald, Sept. 5), I applaud them both. Allowing Segways the right to be on any sidewalk or path is the greenest step forward Durango...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Obama turning Arizona over to the UN

President Obama has basically given the United Nations jurisdiction to go after the state of Arizona and the 22 other states that are attempting to enforce the immigration laws the federal...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

O'Donnell understands families' needs

The upcoming elections will mark the first time I will be voting as a mother. Now when I vote, I need to consider the issues that are important to me and my son.When I cast my vote in November for...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

J. Paul Brown will serve District 59 well

I was fortunate in the past to have been elected to local public office for a period of some 16 years. In that time, I was lucky to serve with some great people who did their very best to represent...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A little does a lot in lovable Durango

I love Durango – where a lot is possible on a little scale.Kathleen Marie Epp, Durango

DATE: Sept. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Change ‘Action Line’ to ‘Cheap Shots’

In the manner of a true cheap shot artist, Mike Smedley, aka Mr. Action Line, used his column of Sept. 6 to take another one. Of course, he didn’t call it a cheap shot. He called it “getting in the...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support moving away from fossil fuels

How many times must we be presented with an environmental disaster related to the use of fossil fuels before we decide as a country that enough is enough? We need to move away from them and utilize...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Erosion of freedom hits local cell phones

“The vast majority of customers also will be allowed to keep their existing rates and service plans and won’t be required to begin a new contract,” said an AT&T news release quoted Fridayin the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Series ignored effects on U.S. citizens

The Herald’s series on illegal immigrants was best exemplified by the Aug. 21 edition, which boldly stated how “elusive” data is. One of the reasons data is “elusive” is because most health,...

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

Grocery case shows why Roberts gets vote

A few weeks ago, we read inTheDurango Herald about a grocery store in Pagosa Springs closing because it was not profitable. The story pointed out that the chain was not abandoning Pagosa Springs,...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Express your support for the DREAM Act

Hats off to the Herald for its excellent series on immigration: “Living in the Shadows” (Herald, Aug. 19 through Aug. 22). The articles covered the issues at an individual, local, state and...

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

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