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Take precautions against ‘kennel cough’

Durango’s dogs are in the midst of a “flu season.” There are several forms of upper respiratory infections that dogs can contract. Many fall under the heading of bordetella, or kennel cough.The...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Programs are here to help prevent suicide

Thank you, Linda Lute (Creating Community, Herald, March 16) for bringing attention to the subject of suicide, a topic that we avoid all too frequently in our society. When we, as a community, are...

DATE: March 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

For every abuse, unions help 10 workers

My father fought for workers’ rights in the 1930s, when companies made workers work unbearable hours under unbearable conditions.When my husband and I were first married 57 years ago, he worked a...

DATE: March 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lake ‘consensus’ favored motorized users

I am writing in regard to Joy Lujan’s piece about Lake Nighthorse (Opinion, Herald, March 13). I was fortunate to be part of the citizen management planning process for the Nighthorse recreation...

DATE: March 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

ExSW dinner to benefit Japan is tonight

I would like to encourage everyone to support Japan in its time of need. East by Southwest has arranged a benefit dinner to support “Save the Children-Japan Relief Fund” for tonight.Chef Sergio has...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Groomer serves the Humane Society well

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Carol Ferguson (groomer with Paws & Playtime) and to also make the community aware of the service she provides to the La Plata County Humane...

DATE: March 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton heard one side of wild lands issue

I guess Scott Tipton is letting us know which side his bread is buttered on. Tipton said while recently touring the 3rd Congressional District he heard from ranchers, individuals from the oil and...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marbury will stand up for all of us

The incoming City Council will be shaping a rewrite of the city’s zoning and development fees and regulations, and dealing with a $5 million request from the Animas-La Plata Water Board to supply...

DATE: March 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marbury understands larger community

As a person who knows that Durango thrives because it is the center of commerce in La Plata County, Sweetie Marbury will take note of the fact that much of the revenue sources of the city are from...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Imig recognizes balance Durango needs

I have known Connie Imig for many years. As a longtime resident of Durango, I care about our special small-town needs and want Durango to thrive while maintaining our great quality of life.Our City...

DATE: March 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Do not confuse me with that other Lum

It’s time to set the record straight. There are two Dennis Lums living in Durango. Dennis A. Lum, which is me, and Dennis W. Lum, who is the “other.” No, we are not brothers (George Foreman aside,...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

White would be asset to city government

Dick White is a thoughtful and articulate person who I believe would be an asset to our community as a Durango city councilor.I worked together with Dick and a diverse group of stakeholders for...

DATE: March 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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