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Meet Thursday to help with Bike Week

While the sagging economy has caused the cancellation of several big, national motorcycle rallies, it is noteworthy that the town of Ignacio will host motorcyclists from all around the country for...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why so much anger and intolerance?

What an unexpected pleasure it was to be entertained by letters from both Denise Murray and Paul Bynum (Herald, July 14) - on the same page. I suspect there was much chuckling over coffee that...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

32nd Street put-in is not a problem

My wife and I have had the pleasure of living immediately above the 32nd Street put-in this summer and have been impressed equally by the numbers of people enjoying the beautiful Animas River, the...

DATE: July 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter was advancing 'wedge' strategy

It is apparent that Karl Brenner (Letters, Herald, July 12) has focused his "science" reading on publications presented by InterVarsity Press, the publishing arm of Universities and Colleges...

DATE: July 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Honor Mashaw, a true community icon

Before the advent of the computer era, the word "icon" had a very different meaning than it does today. Instead of the little caricatures and graphics we see on our computer screens, an icon was a...

DATE: July 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Program spots teen mental-health issues

This note is in response to a letter to the editor from Greg Lauver (Herald, July 13) that mentioned the TeenScreen mental-health screening program. We at the TeenScreen National Center for Mental...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Eliminate ignorance by teaching evolution

Ignorance means to be destitute of knowledge, uninstructed or uneducated. It comes in two flavors. Some people do not get the opportunity to be educated because of parental indifference, poor...

DATE: July 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Theories do not confirm creationism

Responding to Karl Brenner's letter (Herald, July 12), evolution is far from impossible. And where did he get the idea that scientists are abandoning evolution?The "Cambrian Explosion" (sudden...

DATE: July 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'Don't ask, don't tell' is damaging, insulting

The U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been in the news lately, largely because of an extraordinary man named Lt. Dan Choi. Choi is a graduate of the esteemed Academy at West Point....

DATE: July 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Veterans would make better politicians

I enjoyed Rodger J. Clifton's letter about how the media focuses more on Michael Jackson than the men and women who served (Herald, July 9). Did he expect the red carpet to be rolled out for those...

DATE: July 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cap-and-trade will benefit Colorado

Mac McLennan of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. opposes the cap-and-trade bill ("U.S. Rep John Salazar was right: Cap-and Trade bad for Colorado," Herald, July 10). He says...

DATE: July 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Plenty of evidence proves evolution as fact

I'm writing in reply to Karl Brenner's letter (Herald, July 12) urging the public at large to "realize evolution is impossible." Brenner complained that scientists do not answer creationists'...

DATE: July 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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