Opinion

Tipton supports selling precious lands

I moved to Colorado almost 30 years ago, and like many residents, I was attracted by the natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities, the clean air, sunshine and blue skies. I have...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Time for a real conservative congressman

Some of my fondest memories have been created by time with my family and friends in our national parks – Colorado’s own Mesa Verde, Rocky Mountain, Black Canyon, and Colorado National Monument. We...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Beware of these false religious zealots

I was going to write again to thank the Herald for showing us all the ignorance of religious zealots like Michael W. Jarvis with his screed against gay people (Herald online). But then I realized...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Revive plans for a Three Springs park

In 2004, a Three Springs Development Agreement was recorded, committing the developer to set aside 75 acres for a Durango Community Park. A 54-page Master Plan for the Community Park, costing $20...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton’s record on health care is dismal

Congressman Scott Tipton was swept into office during the tea party wave of 2010, and fixing health care was one of his big campaign promises. Well, it’s been eight long years since 2010, so let’s...

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Founders imposed no limits on arms

I cannot find in this country’s Constitution where the Founding Fathers sought to limit the arms a citizen could own for defense of property, life and liberty. Earl Charles Moore Dolores

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Take the time to observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday. For one hour leave your spring cleaning, spring planting, discount shopping, picnic fixings, baseball mitt, suntan lotion, bicycle races, vintage autos, dog walking,...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rural county voting options died with bill

Colorado’s Democrat-controlled House of Representatives killed SB18-221, which would have allowed voters in less populated counties the option to vote for their county commissioners by district...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need common sense gun laws for our kids

After the 2012 Sandy Hook (Elementary School) shooting, Connecticut enacted some of the most ambitious gun safety laws in the nation. The state banned over 150 models of guns, classifying them as...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Offensive letter should be retracted

Why would you ever publish the letter entitled “LGBT Community is danger to others?” This hateful letter shouldn’t be published anywhere. I am shocked and offended that you would publish something...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Opinion on LGBT lives was pure hatred

Concerning the opinion pertaining to LGBT lives from Michael Jarvis (published on the Durango Herald website): To me it is the toxic and lamentable gene-pool of utter ignorance which should be...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Voice your opinion on CR 203 rezoning

This is to encourage property owners and neighbors in the Animas Valley to attend the public hearing on the Yucha rezone request (Project #2018-0022), which was continued to 6 p.m. May 24 at the...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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