Opinion

Ellis, Gardenswartz big boosters of ASA

Richard Ellis and the crew at Gardenswartz Sporting Goods have stepped up once again to support the Adaptive Sports Association through its November Extravaganza at the La Plata County...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango is losing a point of reference

There have been many changes in Durango since I grew up here. Even as things evolved, there were a few things that remained the same. Places that made Durango seem unchanging.There were the train,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Youth did not hesitate to do a kindness

On Nov. 24, I tripped and fell on our terrible sidewalks on North Main. A motley group of four young men stopped to help me.I had a folder full of important papers that went all over the sidewalk....

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

Be conservative in true sense of the word

Well, the dust has settled, and America literally has handed the country over to the corporations and bankers. The economy has been devastated by crooks, and these same people have been given free...

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

Christian lent support to reincarnation

I find it quite curious that a self-professed fundamentalist Christian should present such compelling evidence of the Buddhist notion of reincarnation (Letters, Herald, Nov. 24).Imagine, sometime...

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

Help Annie’s Orphans this holiday season

Thanks to Anna Anderson, her family and all the volunteers who offer care for all the dear pups at the loving shelter provided at Annie’s Orphans. I am a proud owner of one of her dear orphans that...

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

Subject of story fit a familiar pattern

A story (“Colorado police investigate, protect pedophilia author,” Herald, Nov. 13) reminded me of the pedophile who came to me after leaving his first two therapists. He felt neither understood...

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

DYHA Bantams win championship in Vail

The Durango Youth Hockey Association Bantam team – age 14 and younger – continued its streak after winning last year’s state championship by winning the Sportsman Tournament Championship over the...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Name change an uneeded hassle, expense

I am writing this in response to the story headlined “Durango mulls Goeglein rename” (Herald, Nov. 21). I live on Goeglein, and I was not notified of any pending renaming.City Manager Ron LeBlanc...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Reinstate Evans for good of college, town

Watching the Tina Evans matter unfold in the pages of the Herald, I am amazed at what appears to be a paranoia about differing ideas on the part of the “new” Fort Lewis College administration.I...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Photo of Bayfield loss not appreciated

I am writing about the Bayfield football loss to Brush (Herald, Nov. 21). I think it is inappropriate to publish a picture of a football player in distress – in full color if I may add – in a story...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tribe active in monitoring air quality

In response to the story headlined “Activists’ air tests uncover compounds,” (Herald, Nov. 7), I am pleased to inform the San Juan Citizens Alliance, as well as other interested members of the...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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