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Erosion of freedom hits local cell phones

“The vast majority of customers also will be allowed to keep their existing rates and service plans and won’t be required to begin a new contract,” said an AT&T news release quoted Fridayin the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Series ignored effects on U.S. citizens

The Herald’s series on illegal immigrants was best exemplified by the Aug. 21 edition, which boldly stated how “elusive” data is. One of the reasons data is “elusive” is because most health,...

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

Grocery case shows why Roberts gets vote

A few weeks ago, we read inTheDurango Herald about a grocery store in Pagosa Springs closing because it was not profitable. The story pointed out that the chain was not abandoning Pagosa Springs,...

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

Express your support for the DREAM Act

Hats off to the Herald for its excellent series on immigration: “Living in the Shadows” (Herald, Aug. 19 through Aug. 22). The articles covered the issues at an individual, local, state and...

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

Backing Cancer Society endangers souls

Why won’t I support the American Cancer Society? It is probably a very good organization, in and of itself. Its annual budget is more than $2 billion. So why align itself with Planned...

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

Our American values ‘need rearrangin’’

With appreciation to Mark Shapiro (Letters, Herald, Aug. 4):Amazing ArizonaI read your poem this mornin,’ while munchin’ on a mango;What’s this, a brother sharp and true, and right here in...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

‘Kooks’ are part of newspaper’s function

To all kooks, cranks and cultists like me (Letters, Herald, Aug. 20): Look, folks, don’t blame the Herald for the letters it prints. It publishes what it receives. It does have rules for length and...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

City and county on the verge of Marxism

If you are able to use the power of the law to dictate the color I may paint my house, and then, if I disagree with you and you are able to use that same law to punish me, I have lost my private...

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

Other countries are clear about ‘illegals’

Ross Worley (Opinion, Herald, Aug. 22) seems like a nice person, but he’s out of touch.I have worked as an expatriate for 25 years in Islamic countries and for the last three years in South...

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

Make candidates answer PVS questions

Thank you so much for your excellent editorial (Herald, Aug. 19) supporting the information Project Vote Smart provides to voters who want to know where their candidates really stand on issues that...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

O’Donnell is a necessary, inspiring choice

Sometimes we are asked to get out and vote for a candidate we know little about or who simply does not quite live up to our hopes and expectations for what a representative should offer....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Families have an online school choice

This is back-to-school week for public-school students here in Colorado. Supplies have been bought, and families everywhere are getting ready to settle back into the school year routine.But before...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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