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Medical marijuana users shouldn't drive

First off, let me say I have nothing against medical marijuana because I do know it helps those in need. However,recent news has made the headlines across the country about Colorado's legalized...

DATE: March 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Take America back from extremists

While a senior at Harvard, the last great Democratic President, John F. Kennedy, authored a thesis, “While EnglandSlept," which later won the Pulitzer Prize. Kennedy's thesis placed the blame for...

DATE: March 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

County chose to spend money on lawsuit

A small faction of La Plata County Democrats decided to use the Herald's Opinion section (Feb. 28) as a platform fortheir petty partisan battle with Commissioner Joelle Riddle, who left the...

DATE: March 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Voters like reform, just not this reform

Every poll I have read indicates the American public and both political parties support health-care reform. What is notsupported, according to the polls, are the plans developed by the House,...

DATE: March 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

McInnis wrong about gas drilling

Hats off to Josh Joswick (“McInnis denies the reality of gas regs," Letters, Herald, Feb. 17) for pointing out indetail the inaccuracies of gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis' campaign position...

DATE: March 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Riddle's lawsuit need not cost county

I am Joelle Riddle's attorney and am writing to respond to the letter to the editor (Herald, Feb. 28) criticizingCommissioner Riddle's decision to mount a constitutional challenge to the state...

DATE: March 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Valdez teaches courtesy, sportsmanship

In response to Ann Wright's letter to the editor, (Herald, Feb. 23), I would like to shed a different light on CoachChris Valdez. As a former Ignacio High athlete some nine years ago, I was on the...

DATE: March 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lawsuit filed on behalf of all Coloradans

My decision to file a federal lawsuit challenging the inequity in the state statute regarding unaffiliated candidatesaccess to the ballot is based on fairness, directly related to the First...

DATE: March 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Riddle should have known the rules

County Commissioner Joelle Riddle left the Democratic Party after being criticized for her stand on a couple of votes.To say she was censured because of her votes is overly simplistic. The ire of...

DATE: March 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Good sport would be happy for Ignacio

As an Ignacio Bobcat fan and mother of two Ignacio athletes, I was dismayed to read the letter from Ann Wright of Nucla(Herald, Feb. 23).She spoke of a tri-racial community. We live in a tri-ethnic...

DATE: March 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Americans love freedom - not peace

It is with both humor and sadness that I read Sherry Wilmoth's letter to the editor (Herald, Feb. 23). While I canagree with her statements regarding forwarded e-mails, drug abuse, illegal aliens,...

DATE: March 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rafting bill takes the wrong approach

John Donne said, “The right of all people to all things is utter chaos."The commercial river rafters' bill is more revenge than resolution. The simplest solution would have been to prohibitman-made...

DATE: March 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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