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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

PERA's solvency crucial to Colorado

The Public Employees Retirement Association story (“PERA gives solvency plan to panel," Herald, Nov. 3) omittedimportant items for understanding their proposed solvency plan for public employees'...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Would anything be better had McCain won?

It's all Obama's fault, you say? And how would all this be different if John McCain had been elected a year or so ago?Personally, I fear to examine that possibility. Way too scary. Bob Winners, ...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Enable comments on all Web stories

First, I want to sincerely thank The Durango Herald for setting up its Web site so people can post comments aboutstories that are published. That is much appreciated and will result in positive...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Zimbabwe demonstrates need to bear arms

I have just one thing to say to Ron Lowe ("Attack impossible without guns," Letters, Herald, Nov. 11). He should stayin California where he belongs with the rest of the people who would take away...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Anti-gay letters may reflect confusion

A 1996 study at the University of Georgia found a link between homophobia and homosexual arousal. Often, extremelyhomophobic people are fighting internal homophobia related to their own sexual...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Keep pressing for health-care reform

With the insurance companies acting like bullies, and the Republicans behaving like 2-year-olds, you free-thinkers inLa Plata County who know we need universal health-care coverage must keep...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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