Opinion

Much birth control causes early abortions

Charisse Tuma-Meiers wrote that the American College of Gynecologists and Obstetricians and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agree with her organization that "reproductive health...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rule changes threaten public health, safety

Residents of my subdivision recently met with the county to express our opposition to a rule change that now allows gas and oil companies to drill within small-acreage subdivisions.When I moved to...

DATE: June 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

High school options benefit students

I think it is time to clear the air about Animas High School. We in Durango are fortunate to have two choices for public high school. Not all students learn the same way, so why shouldn't we...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Principal, school serve students well

I would like to respond to Erin Hansen's letter calling for Amy Kendziorski's removal as principal of Escalante Middle School (Herald, May 26).My children have been or are Escalante students, and I...

DATE: June 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Couple helps cyclist after early crash

I participated in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race. About three miles out of town, a rider in our group hit an orange barrier and went down, taking a couple of us with him. A bit dazed, we...

DATE: May 31, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Other factors could have led to termination

In the May 22 edition of the Herald, we were notified that the DHS Athletic Director Sheldon Keresey has been terminated due to lack of students.The Herald reported that 200 students have been lost...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hold contest to rename 'Bridge to Nowhere'

Maybe the "Bridge to Nowhere" should be renamed the "Bridge to Heaven." It could be used on Sundays by local preachers who might warn us about going nowhere and the Durango Choral Society could...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Family quietly shows community care

Many folks in and around Durango are familiar with the tasty and nutritious products of the James Ranch. We live next door to the James Ranch and got to thinking about some of the many ways that...

DATE: May 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keresey strong asset, advocate for students

As a recent graduate of Durango High School and someone who was on the selection committee for our athletic director, it comes as a shock to hear that Sheldon Keresey is going to be terminated from...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wilkie showed family people are still good

I was saddened to read about Judy Wilkie's resignation (Herald, May 20).Wilkie is one of the most dedicated and compassionate people I ever met and the first person in years who demonstrated to my...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keresey cared about all DHS activities

The news of Sheldon Keresey's dismissal was a shock to me and was a disturbing surprise to everybody at Durango High School.As a new DHS graduate and a member of a nationally recognized speech and...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Examples of Obama's socialism abound

Last summer, we were told that Barack Obama would not lead us into socialism. Those of us who had researched his background were very concerned that, as president, Obama would do his best to turn...

DATE: May 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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