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Herald ignored Durango High's graduation

I was surprised that no story about the May 28 Durango High graduation ceremony ran in the Herald. I was disappointed, as were, I'm sure, all the graduates and their families.I understand that much...

DATE: June 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Paul's views typical of ultra-radical right

It seems strange to me that Rand Paul, the self-described "tea party" candidate for the United States Senate seat from Kentucky, would make the news by being against parts of the 1964 Civil Rights...

DATE: June 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Border violence fueled by demand for drugs

It is a standard right-wing trope that people suffer from poverty because of lack of will, character or ambition. Such is their explanation for Mexico's heart-wrenching poverty. But this view is...

DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Face the facts - vaccinations are safe

I read the story (Herald, May 25) about Andrew Wakefield, the British doctor who had the "groundbreaking" study linking autism to the measles, mumps and rubella vaccination. Many have tried to...

DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Many factors go into a person's sexuality

In reference to the story headlined "Two Spirits. One Community" (Herald, May 24):The book entitled Hanta Yo tells of the Indian tribe in which one member has two spirits, one male, the other...

DATE: June 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Escape the revolving door of psychiatry

Every human is born a spiritual being with a physical body, a physically oriented, naive, conscious aware mind, automatic senses-directed instinctive survival reactions and rudimentary conscience...

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

Events have shown approach was in error

To Sarah Palin and all those who said "Drill Baby Drill" : You were wrong.Pam Leisle, Durango

DATE: May 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Headline was unnecessarily inflammatory

As if issues between motorists and cyclists weren't volatile enough, you took what was a very positive story of vision and cooperation and gave it a loud, combative headline. ("Cyclists + 14,...

DATE: May 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Understand options with health-insurance

In regards to the letter to the editor headlined, "President's insurance remarks correct" (Herald, April 18) I would like to clarify several issues about our health insurance system on behalf of...

DATE: May 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Whew! Colleges lift concealed-weapon ban

I recently read (Herald, May 14) that administrators of Colorado's community college system have decided to repeal a policy banning concealed weapons from its 13 campuses.Dudley Brown, executive...

DATE: May 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango is lucky to have Mercy hospital

I wish to tell the residents of Durango how fortunate they are to have a hospital with the high caliber of Mercy Regional Medical Center. Of course, its high quality is because of the training,...

DATE: May 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Spend money on starving kids, not a theory

The year 1988 marked the beginning of U.S. taxpayers' funding research on global warming, spending over $50 billion - even though global warming is only a theory, there is no evidence. Before 1988,...

DATE: May 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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