Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Bring Trader Joe’s, not Target, to Durango

I agree with Cris Riley’s letter asking that a Trader Joe’s come to Durango rather than a Target store (Herald, Sept. 14). Durango needs a new choice – not a box store similar to Walmart. Our fine...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

9-R overrode team’s homecoming queen pick

I’m writing today to ask a question about a subject that puzzles me. How long has the Durango School District 9-R board of education been overriding the football team’s pick for homecoming queen?...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Muster energy to oppose Wolf Creek plan

I recently learned that the Forest Service will be holding a public site visit for the proposed Village at Wolf Creek at 10 a.m. today in the Wolf Creek parking lot. Red McCombs has resurrected his...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wrong time given for talk on gluten-free living

To all those who came specifically to WholeExpo to hear Jess Kelley speak on “Going gluten free,” I apologize for the incorrect time published in the program. I am accountable for this error....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ron Paul would do most to bring troops home

My wife and I recently flew home from Denver. We had a pleasant surprise at the airport in Denver when we ran into a young man in the U.S. Army uniform flying home to Ignacio for a one-week leave....

DATE: Sept. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Many forces combined to make DHS football game a great experience

I had an opportunity to take my family to Durango High School’s first football game on Sept. 2. The final score notwithstanding (Castle View beat Durango 49-21), we all had a great time. The DHS...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help kick off 2012 Snowdown with party Wednesday

Snowdown 2012 (un)officially begins with the annual Kick-Off Party for anyone interested in volunteering or hosting a Snowdown event next year.The party will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Tipping is for good service, good food

The article on tipping was the most biased propaganda I have ever read (Herald, Sept. 8). Tipping is for good service and good food.I have walked out of several restaurants in Durango because I...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

FLC cuts don’t bode well for college, community

One of the reasons why I moved to this area (Durango) was for the college. Every town that has a college in it is better for it. I am very sad to see all the programs being cut from Fort Lewis...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Low-altitude flight rationale is fishy, simplistic

OK, now somehow the limited information in the article about low-altitude training for the Air Force (Herald, Sept. 9) sounds fishy, or at least too simplistic. For one, the United States has had...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Photo of lt. gov. disrespected flag, veterans

As a U.S. veteran, I found it extremely disrespectful to all who served and sacrificed defending our liberties that the Labor Day Herald featured a photograph on the front page showing Colorado Lt....

DATE: Sept. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango does not need a Target store

Please pay attention, City Council: We don’t need a Target store in Durango! What we need is a Costco or Trader Joe’s. We can be at a Target in an hour, but it is quite a bit farther to get to...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

click here to add your event
Area Events
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where:

Letters to the Editor are limited to 250 words. You will not be able to submit your letter if you exceed this limit. Please include your full name, where you're writing from and a contact phone number.

PLEASE INDICATE IF THE SUBJECT IS TIME-SENSITIVE.
We reserve the right to edit letters for length and clarity and to eliminate libelous or tasteless material.

**Opinion columns can be sent to letters@durangoherald.com. Opinion columns must be 750 words or less. Indicate in the subject line if the submission is time-sensitive.

0/250 words