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Letters to the Editor

Accusations about city staff unwarranted

While we understand that Tim Wolf (Letters, Herald, June 17) does not want the Animas River Trail on the side of the tracks that is some distance from his home, that is not an excuse to disparage...

DATE: June 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Florida Road path offers safety for all

I would like to speak to the issue of bikes on the new path along Florida Road. Although there are bike lanes on Florida Road, these are not appropriate for all bikers to use. The path provides an...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get involved in protecting Hermosa Creek

After reading the piece about Sen. Michael Bennet’s hike in Hermosa Creek (Herald, May 30), I urge all of us who live or vacation in Southwest Colorado to get actively involved in the process of...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thrift store finds use for most donations

This is in reference to the June 13 Action Line by Mike Smedley.I am one of the volunteers who sorts bags of donations at the Humane Society Thrift Store. I ask Smedley not to tell anyone not to...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City’s trail preference makes little sense

In the June 12 Durango Herald article regarding the proposed river trail extension, it appears that Cathy Metz has misrepresented some facts. She said, “It’s become evident that there was a very...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help for injured son has been amazing

Needing to atone for the shame of not properly thanking everyone at the Eric Petranek fundraiser, I hope to publicly recognize the efforts of all who have touched our lives since that instant on...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Couple left friends with fond memories

It was with great sadness that I discovered my friends Wally and Gleb Derunjinsky had died in a tragic car accident. I’ve known them since the mid-1990s when we taught at Purgatory together.I will...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Send sculpture to World Trade Center

After reading “Mancos artist memorializes dogs as heroes” (Herald, June 11), I thought it was a great idea to have the sculpture placed at the World Trade Center Memorial site. I’d really like to...

DATE: June 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Careless driving is culprit in car deaths

My heart goes out to folks who have lost loved ones, and to survivors whose lives have been demolished in a moment’s lapse. But with all due respect, intersections don’t kill people. Careless...

DATE: June 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Improved Florida Road is a joy to drive

Oh, happy days! Florida Road is finally open in both directions. The “new” Florida Road is a joy to drive. It is nice and smooth, has beautiful tree-lined medians, convenient pedestrian crossings...

DATE: June 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Farmed salmon has many benefits, too

Myra Miller’s obesity concerns are to be admired , but her nutritional guidelines regarding farmed salmon fall short (Herald, June 1). And the Herald did a great job exclaiming the advantages of...

DATE: June 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Pet professionals have ample credentials

After reading Julie Winkelman’s column, “Dog services: It’s a maze of certifications, etc,” in The Durango Herald on May 20, we felt the need to respond.While making some good points, Winkelman...

DATE: June 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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