Opinion

WRC a source of pride in the community

There are hundreds of women in town who join me in thanking the Women's Resource Center for bringing us all together at the Girl's Night Out event. Women supporting and honoring each other on a...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Support J. Paul Brown for state House

In response to numerous printed letters to the editor, I am moved to write about J. Paul Brown – a stand-up American, the right person to represent us as our Colorado 59th District...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

O’Donnell, Roberts independent voices

As an unaffiliated voter, I will be voting for a candidate from each party for the state Legislature this year.The first is Brian O’Donnell for the House. O’Donnell is a fellow sportsman who will...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

9-R’s students deserve our generosity

I felt compelled to write in response to Jay Turner’s letter to the editor (Herald, Aug. 29) regarding teaching our kids a life lesson by cutting back, and in response to the user views poll...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stop the madness of military flights

Under no circumstances should low-altitude tactical navigation flights be allowed in southern Colorado.Full disclosure involving the dangers associated with these flights is not being revealed, and...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Amdt. 62 would harm women, children

Has even one “pro-life” protester offered a woman a $200,000 trust fund to bring her unplanned embryo to term and care for it for 18 years? The right to life ends where the wallet begins.Protesters...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Aircraft noise is ‘the sound of freedom’

I am writing in support of the U.S. military’s efforts to conduct training flights for the C-130 Hercules, V-22 or any other aircraft over Southwest Colorado.I saw the notice outlining the request...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Too many expect too much for nothing

Have you ever walked out in the rain and prayed for it to wash your sins away? Have so much respect for life because you have taken it away from others? Worked so hard at your job because it helps...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

President’s speech a ‘teachable moment’

Today, the president of the United States will deliver his annual “Back to School” speech. Durango School District 9-R will broadcast the speech, providing students a valuable civics lesson and a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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

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