Volunteer to help fight against cancer

I am a 16-month cancer survivor. I was diagnosed the day my youngest grandchild was born. It is a life-changing experience to hear the words, "You have cancer."I had a wonderful support network,...

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

New gas rules are not scaring off industry

It's just bizarre that Republicans continue to say Colorado's proposed gas and oil regulations are scaring off companies from our state. This defies common sense, and the facts. The Herald deserves...

DATE: March 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Broderick right for these uncertain times

We're lucky to have Paul Broderick running for City Council during a time when we need to select our leadership carefully.Paul has always been at least two or three steps ahead of his peers because...

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

Now is time to fund Colorado State Parks

During this economy, it is not a good time for funding recreation. About 170 citizens were told at a recent meeting that there is no manager or money for public recreation facilities at Lake...

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

Artificial turf is better in many ways

Artificial turf athletic fields are good because they can be used 24/7 no matter the weather - the recreational availability of one artificial turf field is equal to three to four natural turf...

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

Gas, oil drilling pushes costs to taxpayers

I am sending this letter because there is another side to natural gas drilling that is going to cost taxpayers that is repeatedly ignored by the media. The cost of fires, water contamination...

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

Broderick will keep Durango on right track

I am writing in support of City Council candidate Paul Broderick. I've known Paul for many years and know that he will bring new insight, a level head and solid decision-making to managing our city...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Thompson combines discipline, compassion

I have known Christina Thompson for almost 10 years and have had the pleasure of working with her on many projects. Those of you who know her and have seen her in action know that she will be an...

DATE: March 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Caring for Earth is first step in solving woes

Today, I took my first early spring walk on a favorite country road. As I often do, I brought a large plastic grocery bag to pick up litter. Well, I got only 125 feet from where I'd parked the car...

DATE: March 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Summer program should have been fixed

I believe we all would agree the state budget cuts affecting the 9-R budget are sad and unfortunate. No one wants to see resources cut that provide education for our children. It is disturbing,...

DATE: March 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Horse-rescue facility needs community help

Spring Creek Horse Rescue in Gem Village needs your help. With more than 60 horses to account for and more on the way, there is a big need: feed, money, volunteers and adoptions of some of the most...

DATE: March 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Obama's transparency a lesson in opposites

Obama's "transparent" administration is beginning to make sense. "You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. This crisis provides the opportunity for us to do things that you could not do...

DATE: March 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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