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What of weather, solar-powered plane?

Regarding the solar-powered airplane (Herald, April 8): Thirty years ago, I flew a Cessna 185 from Talkeetna, Alaska,around Cape Horn and back. The trip took four and a half months. Flying time and...

DATE: April 15, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Free, safe prescription drug disposal

As news of teenage drug abuse and drugs found in drinking water abound, our pharmacy wants to help.The Office of National Drug Control has found that prescription drugs are the drug of choice among...

DATE: April 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Great to see Reynolds return to Herald

After Judith Reynolds and her husband moved to Durango 15 years ago, it was a great day for the San Juan Basin when shewalked into the Herald and offered her talent as an artist.It was another...

DATE: April 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Census forms at Be Counted centers

All around town and in the media are reminders to return census forms. But if you haven't received one, it's not easyto find out what to do about it.After extended efforts, I finally learned that...

DATE: April 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Sterilization prevents later suffering

I am writing in response to Patricia Condiotti's letter (Herald, March 21) regarding the La Plata County HumaneSociety's policy of sterilizing puppies and kittens before adoption.Many national...

DATE: April 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Join Earth Day cleanup on April 24

Thanks to Jackie Caudill (Letters, Herald, April 4) for proposing a citywide litter cleanup for Earth Day. I want herto know such an event is planned for  April 24.Earth Day Durango 2010 Trash...

DATE: April 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Election proposal lacks safeguard

On March 31, I received a copy of proposed legislation sponsored by Speaker of the House Terrence Carroll, D-Denver,titled “Modernization of Elections."Because of the length and complexity of this...

DATE: April 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

T-Bone's beans - the 'secret' revealed

I'm T-Bone's grandson. My grandparents always told their “secret" to anybody who asked, so I'm sure there is no harm inprinting it.You need to experiment with the recipe to get it just right. I'd...

DATE: April 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter was no different than bullying

I found it paradoxical that the Herald ran an article pertaining to bullying in schools, the link to teen suicide andthe legal responsibility that schools have to counteract bullying on the same...

DATE: April 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Think through who really pays for care

The Herald (March 25) published the results of a “man on the street" interview session in which people were asked, “Howdoes the new health-care bill affect you?" I noticed more than one person...

DATE: April 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Bullying story showed double standard

My children are grown, but if they weren't, they would not attend a public school. The article on bullying (Herald,March 31) pointed out the double standard that exists in this country and...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Overfishing threatens several species

Imagine a life without fish, a major food source that is being decimated by our own greed and inability to open oureyes to what is going on in our oceans. This is what will happen if we continue to...

DATE: April 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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