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‘Remember Me’ deserved bigger audience

When it comes down to it, it’s all about passion, isn’t it? We recognize it when we are lucky enough to stumble upon it. That teacher who took a subject that had always seemed dull and set it on...

DATE: March 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Problems with cell tower not just visual

The battle to preserve the scenic view of the San Juan Skyway at mile marker 44 on U.S. Highway 550 from cell towers is admirable. However, there are far more serious destructive infractions being...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango service went above and beyond

I just wanted to write and let you know how much I appreciate the time and effort of the Chamber of Commerce, the arts community and local gallery owners who have spent hours helping me track down...

DATE: March 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Connie Imig puts her words into action

I’ve known Connie Imig for many years, and she stands up for her beliefs and lives them as well.She doesn’t just talk the talk, she puts action to her words. She knows how to create jobs, and she’s...

DATE: March 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Marbury and White have best experience

When I endorse Sweetie Marbury and Dick White for Durango City Council, I have researched their background experience and considered their work ethics and ability to listen.They tirelessly attend...

DATE: March 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get behind the ‘tainted’ Emil Wanatka

Regarding Kevin J. Cornett’s letter (Herald, March 21), I enjoyed his comments that electing both Marbury and White to the City Council, as The Durango Herald recommends, would not create balance...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A contrary view of the civic discussion

Do I care that our mayor is voting for White? No! Do I care that Sal in Pueblo would vote for Sweetie if he could? No! Do I care that Peter in Denver thinks Emil is our best choice? No! Do I care...

DATE: March 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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

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