Opinion

20th anniversary of ADA was bittersweet

After celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, we have mixed emotions. Twenty years after President George H. W. Bush signed this civil-rights legislation...

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

County should move forward with PACE

Most everyone would like to make their home or business more energy efficient or install renewable energy projects such as solar. The major hurdle to overcome before making these improvements is...

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

Like a well, hole in the heart can be capped

I am overjoyed that the cap BP placed over the oil leak seems to be holding. This obviously is just a temporary solution while BP drills toward a more permanent one.As I’ve followed the news about...

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

Hotter family’s taxes nobody else’s business

It seems the Herald was especially hungry for news when it published the front-page article about how much Commissioner Kellie Hotter and her husband owe in back taxes (July 17). Really, and come...

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

Distasteful yes, but not Ride the Rockies

I was sadden to read the letter by R.D. Kinney of Ignacio (“Ride the Rockies left distasteful memories,” Herald, July 12). As an avid bike rider, I was embarrassed to read the actions he saw...

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

Peace Ride dates changed for rider safety

As the tour director of the Colorado Peace Ride, when I heard about the possibility of the Phish concert and the traffic it would attract to the San Juan Skyway, I approached several of my...

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

Impeach the president over immigration

It is the president’s job to remove illegal immigrants from the country and to keep them from entering the country. He refuses to do so.He then takes the state of Arizona to court for doing his...

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

People do not choose to be homosexuals

People do not choose to be homosexual; they are just born that way. Some things in life are not a choice. You cannot choose your parents nor your DNA. Do people really think someone is going to...

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

Give yourself and bike riders enough room

Don’t be the motorist who kills a cyclist. You will regret it every single night for the rest of your life.Bikes swerve. You must expect they will and accommodate or successfully dodge any swerves...

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

Rethink medical marijuana dispensaries

We are impressed, and at times depressed, with the Herald’s broad coverage of the medical marijuana issue. We also are quite concerned.Of those who apparently favor some aspect of medical marijuana...

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

God used Pride Festival for his purposes

The 4 Corners Pride Festival held June 26 at Rotary Park was far more successful than anyone could imagine. God used the park and pride event for his silent pulpit to touch all who attended.Unknown...

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

Vote for Dean Boehler; Roberts is a RINO

If you care about protecting and restoring individual freedoms and responsibilities, vote for Dean Boehler for state Senate. This is a crucial year to vote for people who are like us, not...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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