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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

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

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