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Letters: Trump’s idea of how democracy works

If you are the president of the United States, and the election is approaching, and you are aware that you will not likely be re-elected, you must act decisively. First, state publicly that the...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Imagine a U.S. overrun by hateful leftists

Imagine a United States in which major cities governed by liberal politicians are overrun with violence and where anti-American protests often lead to violence and destruction. Imagine a U.S. in...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Transit left me nothing but a stone bench

Durango Transit needs to get to know the customers they serve. They need help to solve their problem with the Walmart bus stop that is shared with the Road Runner Transit. Because of trouble with a...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: What matters to the counterprotesters?

When I saw the Herald photos of the counter-protesters across the street from the BLM rally at Buckley Park, I was saddened and disappointed “Counterprotesters bring guns, flags to BLM rally in...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Visiting cyclist needs to get over himself

To the bicyclist who thinks Durango mean (Letters: “Cyclist finds Durango unfriendly, selfish ,” Aug. 19): Really? Unpacking your stuff onto a stranger’s vehicle is rude and tacky. Also,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Durango government is not trusted

This is the second time that the city Parks and Recreation Department has had the opportunity to purchase the property at 32nd Street to use for both a 32nd Street underpass and additional...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Bring train departures back to downtown

With so many restaurants struggling downtown and closing, why isn’t anybody asking why the train continues to only have departures from the Rockwood station? It seems it would be in everyone’s best...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Hey, if you want to complain, stay home!

To Richard Fisher, Thank you for visiting our small town recently! (“Letters: Cyclist finds Durango unfriendly, selfish ,” Aug. 19.) Thank you so much for feeling entitled enough to use someone...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: It’s what I needed to hear at BLM rally

Thank you, anti-BLM protesters, for focusing my attention on the Friday BLM rally in Buckley Park. You are the reason I attended to support the BLM rally. I heard things I needed to hear and...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Protesters should be wearing masks

I’m looking at a stark difference between the BLM protesters in Buckley Park and the counterprotesters (“Counterprotesters bring guns, flags to BLM rally in Durango ,” Aug. 14). The...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Cyclist finds Durango unfriendly, selfish

I stopped at Mountain Bike Specialists on Main Avenue, which has excellent procedures to receive service at an outdoor table behind the store. I rode my bike to back and was waiting under a tree...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letters: Police should be enforcing mask order

Thank you to Sadie Wendt for her one-woman attempt to enforce the mask order and her courage in demanding men, too, must wear masks (“Altercation over face masks escalates into violence at Durango...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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