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How quickly we forget to bring bags

I approached the grocery check stand with shame, realizing I had forgotten to bring my bags, and looked around at othershoppers who did not have bags, either. We had them for a month, almost every...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Give thanks for the world's 'Hatfields'

Gracious Vi is the real McCoy, isn't she? (“How could anyone not question Obama," Letters, Herald, Jan. 25.)We all should question politicians, corporations and people who take their Bible and try...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter writer supports Durango dealers

Because of irrational anger toward the current administration and its general incompetence, I wrote a letter with aglaring error. (Herald, Jan. 24.)My point of buying a 4x4 from a local dealer was...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

National leadership should offend all

The American phenomenon of the T.E.A. Party movement was highlighted recently in an open and honest expression of themerits of the movement by Denise Murray's fine opinion piece (“We will not...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

DHS our community school of choice

I am so proud to live in a community that provides our young people with such an outstanding high school. The Jan. 25open house for incoming ninth-graders at Durango High School was informative and...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Schools can expect national standards

I have spoken out against standardized testing in general and the Colorado Student Assessment Program in particular formany years. In 2006, I testified in front of the House Education Committee at...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Poor plowing hard on smaller cars

I would like to say, with winter here, it's great to see snow. However, I am very confused as to how people aresupposed to function for daily living if they own a small car.The roads are mostly...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get involved with Ewing Mesa roads

Shawn Nau's op-ed piece, (Herald, Jan. 24) concerning Ewing Mesa warrants further information. The referenced letter ofintent between La Plata County and Oakridge Energy was on the agenda for the...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Editorial drew breathtaking conclusion

Now let me see if I get this straight. My wife and I form a corporation for liability limitation reasons, the purposeof which will be to purchase radio time opposing the election of a candidate for...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Lousy plowing clogs city parking lots

For the last month, I have battled trying to get in and out of the city parking lots on East Second Avenue. Because thecity has not removed the snow from any of the storms, including the one more...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Apply fees to all users of public lands

Changing the dispersal of the off-highway vehicle fees paid by OHV enthusiasts should be seriously considered only whenall public land users pay a registration fee to use our public lands.I agree...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Name the services you want cut out

This letter is in response to the letter written by Cliff Schmid (Herald, Jan. 19), which has some factually incorrectinformation.The decision to lay off an officer was not an arbitrary one, but...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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