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Other factors could have led to termination

In the May 22 edition of the Herald, we were notified that the DHS Athletic Director Sheldon Keresey has been terminated due to lack of students.The Herald reported that 200 students have been lost...

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

Family quietly shows community care

Many folks in and around Durango are familiar with the tasty and nutritious products of the James Ranch. We live next door to the James Ranch and got to thinking about some of the many ways that...

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

Keresey strong asset, advocate for students

As a recent graduate of Durango High School and someone who was on the selection committee for our athletic director, it comes as a shock to hear that Sheldon Keresey is going to be terminated from...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wilkie showed family people are still good

I was saddened to read about Judy Wilkie's resignation (Herald, May 20).Wilkie is one of the most dedicated and compassionate people I ever met and the first person in years who demonstrated to my...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keresey cared about all DHS activities

The news of Sheldon Keresey's dismissal was a shock to me and was a disturbing surprise to everybody at Durango High School.As a new DHS graduate and a member of a nationally recognized speech and...

DATE: May 28, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Examples of Obama's socialism abound

Last summer, we were told that Barack Obama would not lead us into socialism. Those of us who had researched his background were very concerned that, as president, Obama would do his best to turn...

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

Reproductive health care is basic care

Reproductive health care is basic health care. Women's Health Week, celebrated in May, aims to remind women to make a healthful lifestyle a priority. Yet recent studies confirm the price women pay...

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

New leadership needed at Escalante

My husband was raised in Durango and brought me back here after we were married. I must say I love it here, and the school district is top-notch. However, since my daughter started at Escalante...

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

Put right people on trial for Guantanamo

It seems that some of the politicians in Washington, D.C., are eager to put someone on trial for the situation in Guantanamo Bay. That may be OK if they get the right people: those who were at a...

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

Athletic director's departure a loss for DHS

I was shocked and dismayed to hear about the planned termination of Durango High School Athletic Director Sheldon Keresey.I am a parent of a former DHS student-athlete, living in Fort Collins, and...

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

12-step program keeps people alive

Years ago, Julie Jones and Scott Singer killed themselves in vain. Years ago, Eric Harris, Dylan Klebold, Susan Smith and Andrea Yates killed others in vain. In the last two months, Christopher...

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

Defeat Hamas to address Middle East issues

The persistence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, from which Hamas derives its popular support, can be attributed to a failure to implement a two-state solution, in which:Palestinians achieve...

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

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