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Donate to fund to help family after fire

I think what the Colorado Housing Program does for low-income families is wonderful. I’m so happy that Jimi Hendricks and her son will have a home of their own in a couple of months.I just hope...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Stay ahead of cancer – get a Pap test

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Be proactive with your reproductive health and get screened for cervical cancer with a Pap test.Even though cervical cancer is the second most common...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rebuttals to climate-change critic miss

I read Roger Cohen’s opinion piece “Global warming in 2010” (Herald, Dec. 26) and then read the responses of Shan Wells and Rory Mullett (Herald, Jan. 2). Both responses seemed so far from the...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Celebrate National Train Your Dog Month

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers, the largest educational and professional association for dog trainers in the world, has proclaimed January “National Train Your Dog Month.” The goal of this...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Peace Corps at 50; peace begins at home

As the Peace Corps turns 50 this year, it is a great time for reflection. As we continue our service in Jamaica, my husband and I have found that what we might think others need is often not what...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Demand changes to U.S. Senate’s rules

The current rules that govern the Senate are hurting our democracy.Obfuscation, obscure rules, deliberate obstructionism and even mindless filibusters of procedural votes allow individual senators...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

CDOT ignores eight miles of Highway 550

A message to Colorado Department of Transportation snowplow drivers: U.S. Highway 550 doesn’t stop at Sunnyside. There still are eight miles of road to the state line.I traveled this stretch of...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Weather story got two jet streams right

Kudos to the Herald for the story headlined “La Niña playing coy” (Herald, Dec. 20). Most news coverage of La Niña and El Niño adequately explains the two jet streams in terms of their wet or dry...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Complaints ignore deeper meaning of flag

I completely disagree with the three letters (Herald, Dec. 29) to the editor regarding the political cartoon depicting the Iwo Jima flag as a gay rainbow flag. All three writers ignore the deeper...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Electric shock treatments led to 12 steps

The United States Food and Drug Administration is reclassifying the electric-shock device in the next few weeks and has asked for comments. I sent them the information about my experience.I was...

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

KIUP story a reminder of college days

I enjoyed the story of KIUP (Herald, Dec. 24). When I was a student at Fort Lewis College at Hesperus during the years of 1941-1944, KIUP offered the college one half hour once a month for the...

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

Qwest not honest about Silverton service

Qwest President Chuck Ward’s letter to the editor (Herald, Dec. 19) contained some glaring errors.His first assertion was that “the occasion for the Public Utilities Commission hearings last week...

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

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