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Locals prefer views of old tires to cell towers

Kudos to Fred Rusk for his Sept. 12 letter to the Herald regarding the controversy over cellphone towers along the San Juan Skyway. Apparently, the idea of cellphone towers along the route through...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Fashion lack part of what makes Durango great

Help! Falling stock market, bum economy, climate change, terrorists, and now I’m under attack by the “Fashionistas.” While reading the article on Durango fashion (Herald, Sept. 13) to my wife, I...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Target, courteous cyclists would be welcome

I am writing in response to Cris Riley’s letter about Target (Herald, Sept. 14). I enjoy shopping at Target. At Costco, you must pay a yearly fee to join. Costco is for bulk shopping. What about a...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Mercy provided great facility, care during stay

Recently, I spent several days at Mercy Regional Medical Center as a patient. I was first impressed by the attractive, roomy exterior, wide corridors with lovely paintings and other decorations on...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: 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

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