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Beer bottles thrown on forest land was disrespectful

I say shame on the people who used the free parking area at the Lower Hermosa campground and tossed 100 beer bottles as far as they could throw them, so they littered a large hillside. These...

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

Comp plan must be truly comprehensive document

Before I moved to Durango, I visited the Durango Public Library to see if there was a comprehensive growth plan available. The fact that I found one was a deciding factor in choosing Durango as my...

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

Rodri has right experience for 9-R board

Kristy Rodri is running for a position on the Durango School District 9-R Board of Education. I enthusiastically support Rodri in this endeavor for many reasons. When Kristy and I discussed her run...

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

DEA endorses Mulkey, Rodri, Carlson for board

The Durango Education Association, which represents more than 80 percent of the teachers and certified staff in Durango School District 9-R, recommends Carla Mulkey, Kristy Rodri and Suzanne...

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

Ask the trolley riders to pitch in and help cover the costs

The absolute ridiculousness of the statements made about the trolley by the Multimodal Advisory Board and the city manager cannot go without comment (Herald, Sept. 27). We have a new “crisis” in...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Community pitched in to get TV network to help Annie’s Orphans

When my family and I first came to Durango as tourists in 1992, we immediately felt as if we’d come home. Going back to where we actually lived just seemed wrong. This is where we truly belonged....

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dividing God’s gift to Israel could spell trouble for all

Today, there is much talk in the world about the territory of Palestine and the Palestinian people. If a person does a thorough search, they might not find an adequate history about these people. A...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Dropping the Big Lebowski

Dude, it’s our only growth industry, our No. 1 export,Yet 60 cents of every dollar, cannot fully supportDemands for bodies and mo’ money for our military, To bring peace and prosperity, we gotta...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Friends, neighbors rally to help couple after accident

I am proud to be a member of this amazing community. My husband and I were in the head-on car accident on Florida Road a few weeks ago. While on our way to pick up our three girls from school, a...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Time has come to crack down on inappropriate ATV activity

On Sept. 18, The Durango Herald published a story about ATVs trespassing into the Weminuche Wilderness north of Vallecito Reservoir. In early 2010 alone, a remote camera recorded 10 ATVs driving...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Getting a Target store could hurt Durango’s downtown

In response to the many letters to the editor concerning the possible new Target store, I for one would like to say that while I understand it carries some things that Walmart doesn’t, it will also...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Trolley’s woes just one piece of larger problem with government

Wow, no kidding – the trolley is going broke! Gee, I can’t imagine the “free” trolley going broke. It’s been proven for decades that there ain’t no free lunch. The government isn’t your mother –...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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