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Lt. governor too quiet on immigration issues

For the last eight months and for years before that, thousands of Coloradans have been writing letters, making calls and attending town hall meetings to ask that the governor’s office participate...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Serial herd behavior leads to asset bubbles

The standard operating procedure for American politicians and the news media is to be bent over a barrel on Wall Street. This is the truth. It is hidden. It is how we got to the present crisis. The...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mall owners’ demands not all about safety

I wanted to clarify an error from the article regarding the talks between Mercury developers and the Durango Mall’s owners (Herald, Aug. 13). We’ve agreed to accept their demand regarding an...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Anti-abortion protesters should adopt children

I find it unbelievable and hypocritical that members of an anti-abortion group continue to target not only Dr. Richard Grossman but now Mercy Regional Medical Center (Herald, Aug. 5). It is bad...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

County’s possible purchase raises questions

As much as the county Planning Commission issues are of importance, this is an item that perhaps raises more questions and in some respects is really a far more significant question because of the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Since arriving in D.C., Rep. Tipton has wielded ax with abandon

Scott Tipton has an ideological ax, finely honed and carefully protected from any corrosive influence, such as fact, reason or compromise. He took that ax to Washington, where the first thing he...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Donation honors Week of the Young Child

Recently, the Southwest district of the Colorado Association for the Education of Young Children was presented a check by Martha McClellan. This donation was on behalf of Jeff and Elizabeth Katz....

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Passer-by offered help to visitor

I was visiting my sister and brother-in-law in Durango when, on Dec. 8, my sister and I were walking three dogs on county roads 202 and 203. As we approached the place where 201 and 203 meet, I...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Herald, admit position as Crockett missionary

Regarding Michael Rowan’s letter (Herald, Aug. 12), I, too, am concerned about the topic of a recent Mini Page. I was visiting friends who live in Durango, and on Aug. 14, I was reading The Durango...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Redirect angst toward naming bridge complex

With all the recent comment on conspiracy theories, sustainable resource use and political shenanigans, I thought it would be more useful for the populace to take a break and focus on something of...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Man did right thing by leaving truck running

I am in complete agreement with Ross Wait, who took care of his dog family members by leaving them in his truck with the air conditioning on (Letters, Herald, Aug. 5). Durangoans, you were in no...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Morrissey was pioneer of women’s independence

I was so sorry to hear of Sally Morrisey’s passing. Sally was a remarkable woman on multiple levels. She was a true pioneer in the independence of women, embodying the fullness of femininity while...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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