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‘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

Thanks to Katz family for supporting 9-R

I read with interest the Herald’s recent headline article, “Tipton raps Obama over Israel speech.”Representative Tipton stated, “It’s inappropriate for our nation to be telling another sovereign...

DATE: June 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Progress on Day House looking beautiful

I wanted to say congratulations to Mark Williamson for his magnificent vision for the old Day House. It is beautiful, and he is not even finished yet.If you have not taken the time to really take a...

DATE: June 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango lacks downhill mountain biking

Another Iron Horse weekend packed with a multitude of events for cyclists and spectators alike, but while it is clear Durango loves to celebrate the bicycle in many of its forms, one type of riding...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Acts of kindness make a big difference

Recently I had a major problem with one of my tires. I won’t go into details, but I would like to thank the four men who helped. Two men retrieved the tire and the lug nuts and the third man put...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Congratulations to FLC women cyclists

Congratulations to Missy Erickson, who was recently awarded one of the five spots on the Ryan Collegiate Bicycle All Star Team, and to her Fort Lewis College teammates: Sarah Sturm, Lauren Catlin,...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Make ‘no littering’ part of the Iron Horse

After finishing and enjoying my first Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, I was very disappointed with the amount of litter thrown out by my fellow bicyclists.I know that this is a very strenuous ride, but...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Honor American war dead on Monday

Memorial Day is Monday. For one hour, leave your spring cleaning, spring planting, discount shopping, picnic fixings, baseball mitt, suntan lotion, bicycle races, vintage autos, dog walking,...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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