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DMR asking seniors to pay more for less

I am always a bit skeptical when businesses raise their prices for the sole justification of keeping up with others that have higher prices. This is the way we pay for gas. Even people who are 65...

DATE: April 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

School district policy revisions should be broad, clear and interpretable

Thank you to The Durango Herald for coverage of the Sunnyside principal hiring communication disaster. At the board of education meeting March 20, it was easy to see how this mess occurred. In the...

DATE: April 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fort Lewis College transitions from liberal arts school to vo-tech

Google “Fort Lewis College,” and this is what you get: “A liberal arts college in Colorado.” It goes on in a welcome statement: “Fort Lewis College is a selective public liberal arts college in...

DATE: April 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

U.S. warpath might lead to Armageddon

I have some questions about the wars of the United States – Revolutionary War, Civil War, Mexican-American War, Spanish-American War, First World War, Second World War, Korean War, Vietnam War,...

DATE: April 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald should find out who allows chemtrail spraying

I would like to challenge the Herald’s investigative journalists to find out who is allowing the spraying of chemtrails in La Plata County. I’m tired of sunny days with blue sky being covered with...

DATE: April 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Colorado Department of Transportation, county should get that dirt off their shoulders

I once again beg and plead with Colorado Department of Transportation and La Plata County roads and bridges crews to sweep gravel from the shoulders on roads popular with area cyclists – not just...

DATE: April 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Broncos should let Tebow learn from the best

I just want my opinion heard. I don’t have anything against Peyton Manning, but the Denver Broncos should not get rid of Tim Tebow!Manning only has a few years left in the NFL, and Tebow is just...

DATE: April 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Elect new commissioners to improve county’s rationality

Here in La Plata County, hundreds and hundreds of hours of grass-roots volunteer input by interested and dedicated residents have been summarily dismissed by two irresponsible county commissioners...

DATE: April 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Logic, facts dubious in Sept. 11 conspiracy theory

I found Sally Florence’s letter (Herald, March 23) regarding Sept. 11, 2001, quite interesting. Although I support her right to have and write about her views, I must question some of her logic and...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Nominees are an embarrassment to all intelligent Americans

We voters represent all of the political parties with varying degrees of support – or not – for President Obama’s policies.But, the one thing the majority of us have in common, especially those who...

DATE: March 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Chemtrails causing illnesses worldwide

The sun gives life to all living things. Without it, we would die, which is why the assault of the chemtrails continues unabated. The powers that be think they want to depopulate the world. The...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

U.S. can do better than budget Republicans proposed

My response to the Republican budget: I expect a check from the 40 years I have been putting money into the Social Security system and Medicare, with accrued interest. I also expect every...

DATE: March 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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