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Obama's Afghan plan not militarily feasible

After having listened to our president's articulation of his vision for Afghanistan, I'm tempted to conclude that hespoke in the grip of an induced ecstasy, one that transported him to a drastic...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Watch for children later after school, too

To all who travel up Junction Creek in the evenings, please be aware of your surroundings and conscious of your speed.School zones do not end when school is let out - there are numerous activities...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rosenberg leads a joyous tradition

For the 10th year, Mark Rosenberg has opened the Christmas season with a memorable gift - the joy of performingselections of Handel's oratorio, “The Messiah."Conducting the Durango High School...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Allow more rainwater collection

I commend the Herald for its editorial on forward-looking planning for a water supply for the Dryside (Opinion, Herald,Nov. 20).However, there is one practical tool for water planning that seldom...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

GOP needs more candidates like Webb

What a hatchet job the Republican Party - along with The Durango Herald - did on Lew Webb, the one-time candidate forthe state representative of the 59th District.Webb was painted as the son of a...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Cops stopping woman to see 'cool' car

Six weeks ago my wife bought a brand new 2010 Camaro. We think it's the best-looking car on the road. Apparently, sodoes local law enforcement because she's been pulled over at least once a week by...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Providing health care for all could be simple

Providing health care to all Americans does not have to be so hard or take so long, or be so beneficial to thehealth-care industry.Just remove the age limit on Medicare coverage and institute it at...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Hunters pay for the care of public lands

Jenny Langworthy's letter (Herald, Nov. 24) is disturbing in many ways. If the disregard for our public lands truly ishappening to the extent she claims, the Division of Wildlife should be...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Forty kids are on the waiting list for friends

There are times every child and teenager could use a big brother or big sister to talk to. At Big Brothers Big Sisters,we have 40 children on our waiting list, all of them looking for a friend.Our...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Would DMR have revoked a house?

Having read the story headlined “DMR pulls critic's pass" (Herald, Nov. 19), I can only hope that there is much more tothe story. Otherwise, how sad for Durango Mountain Resort and how embarrassing...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Schools serve wholesome, local foods

I am writing this letter in response to Tom Petit (Letters, Herald, Nov. 17), who stated he was disturbed that 9-Rreceived an award in nutrition.First of all, I wanted to clarify that Durango...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Local businesses should share respect

I love local businesses. I love the specialized products and whimsical treasures, the homemade goodies, thebusinesswoman who lives next door, trying to make it happen in difficult economic times. I...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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