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Letter: Buck, Lanborn should not be seated in Congress

Section 3 of Amendment 14 to the US Constitution prescribes a response to acts of sedition by members of our US Congress. In their support of the recent Texas lawsuit calling for disenfranchisement...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: More questions about the 9-R bond issue

I am a sophomore at Durango High School. For a recent project, we were assigned to research a current issue. My dad suggested looking into the 9-R School District bond, since it was on the ballot...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Special COVID-19 treatments for the powerful are unfair

When Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani recently spoke after his COVID-19 hospital stay, he bragged about receiving “celebrity treatment.” There is no doubt in many minds that the 300,000...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Let’s get the CORE Act passed in 2021

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, the biggest public land protection effort in Colorado in over a decade, almost made it across the finish line this fall. But not quite. The CORE Act...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Republicans aren’t standing up for what we stand for

It sure feels like we are living “through the looking glass” these days. The Republican Party used to stand for God and country, for the Constitution and lawfulness, for traditional morals and...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: “Quiet” users at Lake Nighthorse deserve more designated no-wake time

A number of people have worked on getting more designated no-wake, quiet days at Lake Nighthorse for four years. A group of us met with Parks and Recreation in February 2020 for a formal discussion...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: COVID-19 is calling us to change our lifestyles

These times are different and challenging, demanding change. Calling us to change. Presently, the bodies we inhabit are challenging us. Our present condition now hosts a virus that has taken our...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Trump defeated himself and GOP

Thank you, President Trump, for costing us the election. Fair or not, you did not win. It was all in your hands. Despite being attacked by the Dems every day of your presidency, you could have won...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: First Peoples are very cautiously hopeful for future

The First Peoples of the Western Hemisphere continue to suffer the heavy tribulation of “different people hatred” and being the expendable in the enrichment of white imperialism that began in 1492....

DATE: Dec. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Press are leftist partisans

A very mediocre man, Joe Biden, has tentatively won the U.S. presidential election, not because of his platforms or positions, polls tell us, but because enough of the public was daily exposed to...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Charges against WikiLeaks founder should be dropped

On Jan. 4, 2021, a London magistrate will hand down her decision on whether to extradite WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange – an Australian citizen – to the United States. The U.S....

DATE: Dec. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Mercy should share data on COVID care with public

It is the first week of December 2020 and the COVID-19 outlook in the United States for the next several months is looking very grim pending widespread vaccinations. Overall, the number of...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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