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Skiing Hillcrest makes winter bearable

It looks like winter finally may be on the way out, but I thought I'd take this opportunity to thank anyone andeveryone responsible for maintaining the Nordic tracks up at Hillcrest Golf Course....

DATE: March 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Focus on jobs, not nation's obesity

Obama sounds like a broken record; he keeps regurgitating the words “health-care reform" for the last 15 months. Thereis a need to fix our broken health-care system, but America does not trust the...

DATE: March 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Understand what Bush did with Iraq

Remember Iraq? Here's what you need to know.After Osama bin Laden and al-Qaida attacked us on 9/11, Bush and Cheney let him flee from Tora Bora into Pakistan andinvaded Iraq instead.To be clear,...

DATE: March 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Christian texts right to dump Darwin

It is amazing how the evolutionists react when their messiah, Charles Darwin, is ignored or otherwise abused. The veryfact that he is not given top billing in Christian-based biology textbooks for...

DATE: March 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'Ol' boy' remark unfair to past officials

With regard to the quotation from Fort Lewis College history professor Duane Smith (Herald, March 7) saying, “today's(county commissioner) board is for a modern era in contrast to the old days when...

DATE: March 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Alpine Triangle a grass-roots cause

Thank you very much for the great story (Herald, March 4) about the Alpine Triangle project to protect 126,000 acres ofhistoric and spectacularly scenic lands in the San Juans. The article was...

DATE: March 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Health-care foes forget the real polls

Opponents of health-care reform such as Larry Crawford (Letters, Herald, March 8) like to cite polls to bolster theirposition. It would serve them well to refer to a significant poll conducted in...

DATE: March 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Christ did not deny lesbians' children

As a lifelong, practicing Catholic and graduate of Catholic schools, I feel compelled to stand up and be counted onthis issue. In my humble opinion, we must pare away the dogma that has clouded the...

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

Alpine Triangle NCA deserves support

Thank you for the excellent story about Trout Unlimited's efforts to make the Alpine Triangle a National ConservationArea (Herald, March 4) and the editorial (March 5) supporting the idea.Only...

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

Volunteers at the heart of community

On Feb. 27, I attended the Community Ideas Forum sponsored by La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association andSustainability Alliance of Southwest Colorado. I was impressed by the many volunteers who...

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

Politics reflects brainwashing of U.S.

The sadness is almost overwhelming at the absolute brainwashing that has taken place in America for so many years.Schools don't teach about our founding documents or the founding fathers, who now...

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

Animal Damage Control foes call when it is their animals

I have been following the Animal Damage Control programs for years and was a member of the committee for several years,plus I managed the program for La Plata County when the county ran its own...

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

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