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Help needed to fight pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer has the lowest survival rate of all the cancers tracked by the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute that still has a five-year survival rate in the single...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hermosa Creek needs better management

Hermosa Creek is the largest area of contiguous national forest land in Colorado that has no roads that is not designated wilderness. A local community group makes a claim that it has the public’s...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Family effort runs deep at James Ranch

Ann Butler recently acknowledged the honors bestowed on the Barker and James families by the La Plata Historical Society (Herald, June 4). We are most grateful to her and the La Plata Historical...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fight Lake Nighthorse recreation plan

Ken Wright’s op-ed, “Lake Nighthorse draft recreation plan dooms Ridges Basin,” (Herald, June 5) has taken many locals by surprise. I think that there was a grudging consensus that the final plan...

DATE: June 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Eating poorly can cause serious problems

Excellent article by Karen Brucoli Anesi on the Food & Nutrition page that quoted Myra Miller (Herald, June 1). In reality, most folks don’t have a chance. Everyone is bombarded with PR, time...

DATE: June 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Horse virus caused collective held breath

I appreciate the Herald’s continuing coverage of the equine herpes virus. What I feel has not been conveyed is the sadness and devastation felt by the cutting horse community and beyond. I was in...

DATE: June 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Workgroup considered more than wildlife

We appreciated the Herald’s coverage of the Hermosa Creek hike with Sen. Bennet (May 30). There is additional important information for the public to know about the River Protection Workgroup...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

‘Wild’ vision for lake is selfish interest

Ken Wright’s column (Herald, June 5), complaining that Lake Nighthorse isn’t being kept “wild” for his pleasure, represents a very selfish interest.I live near the new lake. I’m over 70, can’t hike...

DATE: June 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Majority of Americans support Israel

If Christine Anderson has a problem with Rep. Scott Tipton’s position on Obama’s hostile stance toward Israel (Letters, Herald, May 29), she must be having conniptions with Congress giving Israeli...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipton not up on international affairs

I read your paper on a drive through your beautiful region and was surprised to see Rep. Scott Tipton speaking out about Israel and President Obama (Herald, May 27). Worse still was that he was so...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Take action now to fight global poverty

Poverty has struck, and so far, we haven’t done much about it. If our country, or even just a considerable amount of people, stood up to make a difference, our world would be changed...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Raise awareness, money to fight poverty

This year, my seventh-grade English teacher at Bayfield Middle School had my class do a unit on Third World countries. We learned about genocides, child soldiers, blood diamonds, disease, etc. For...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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