Opinion

Drivers need refresher on how to merge

Here it is again, "cone zone" time of year. We do need roadwork done, and there are many projects going on. I thinkDurangatangs need a refresher on how to merge. Are we supposed to use both lanes...

DATE: July 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

ACS has given funds to Planned Parenthood

What do the nation's largest abortion business and the American Cancer Society have in common? Apparently, more than most people would think, becuase the anti-smoking giant awarded the...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bears are getting into trash on county road

Just to inform all of my neighbors on County Road 203 the bears are out in our area.If you have a "bear-proof" container, one of those green residential ones with the steel lock, they are not...

DATE: June 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rebate offer leads to big increase in spam

A few weeks ago, I bought some articles from a big-box store and was told that if I filled in the numbers on the sales slip on the Internet, I would get a cash rebate.After doing so, I have been...

DATE: June 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango Discovery Kids closed for move

On Friday, Durango Discovery Kids completed the last day of business in our special little corner of town, upstairs inthe Durango Arts Center. We are all looking forward to our move and the...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Blame Obama for health-insurance costs

I was informed last week that my health-care plan, provided by my husband's employer, will be going from $462.90 a month to $1,113.90 a month. I, in no way, blame his employer for this. It is a...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Spill is a wake-up call; do not hit snooze

What kind of wake-up call do you use? I imagine most people have some type of alarm clock that lets them know it's time to wake up, or time to pick up the kids, or time to pull that turkey out of...

DATE: June 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Time to examine the local gas industry

For years, gas patch residents have tried to raise awareness among Durango's in-town population about the dangers of gas development here in La Plata County. However, for whatever reason, we've...

DATE: June 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Youth was right to question supernatural

Kudos to young Sergio Trevin Verduzco (Letters, Herald, June 13 and 16).I agreed with and was supportive of 15-year-old Sergio's first letter to the Herald up to the point of suggesting we "ban"...

DATE: June 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Chicago Nick's owners deserve to succeed

Chicago Nick's is not only going to be missed for the excellent food that Paula and Nick prepared for many locals butalso for their friendly service, which always came with a great smile. They...

DATE: June 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

An apology to anyone offended by letter

I apologize to those I offended with my letter to the editor (Herald, June 13).While I stand behind my opinion, I wish for those in the community to know that I am not the Sergio Verduzco who owns...

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Son entitled to his views, but he is not me

A friend called me Monday morning to bring my attention to a letter to the editor (Herald, June 13) written by my 15-year-old son with the headline "Religion has been bringing humanity down." My...

DATE: June 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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