Letters to the Editor

Deadline to protect your water is today

I am writing to support Chris Dolphin's recent letter to the editor (Herald, Feb. 16). She is the candidate for countycommissioner we need to elect because she would fight to defend landowners'...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

There is no right to trespass or litter

In his op-ed piece regarding river access (Opinion, Herald, Feb. 21), Mark Squillace says, “It is long past time forthe Colorado Legislature to give all Colorado residents the rights that are...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Olympians work hard to make us proud

I have utmost respect for all people who have served our country, something I did not do. I remember my daddy swingingat me when I came into his bedroom when I was sick in the middle of the night -...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Durango needs a VA clinic open to all

My husband is a disabled Vietnam veteran, whose primary-care doctor is at the Grand Junction Veterans Affairs hospital.He recently was seen at the Denver VA Hospital and given orders for blood...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Ignacio coach led team in rude conduct

My first visit to Ignacio was the 2008-2009 basketball season. As I drove into town, I saw a sign that stated it is atri-racial community. I was very impressed and thought, wow, this must be a neat...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Work to fix America's real problems

We can change this world if we changed individually. If we forwarded no more e-mails unless we know for a fact they aretrue and deleted all others. If we accepted as a fact that “Real America" is...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

BHS girls need new basketball coach

I am a longtime true-blue supporter of high school athletics in our area; team sports are an important and integralpart of our youths' development and education. Over the last four years, I have...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

District 9-R not holding excess money

In a letter to the editor (Herald, Feb. 9), former District 9-R school board member Padraig Lynch raised questionsabout the financial challenges Durango School District 9-R faces with its upcoming...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Column ignored ski team's success

Charlie Langdon (“My Turn," Herald, Feb. 14) expressed his opinions about American alpine skiing. Clearly, he does nothave the information base to write such a column.Langdon offered opinions about...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

U. S. is a republic, not a democracy

According to Shan Wells (Letters, Herald, Feb. 14), “Americans have a right to spew hate in public." I found his letterfilled with nothing but spiteful hatred.He also claimed, “the United States...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'Rave On!' a joyous reprise of Holly

On Saturday night at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, in two hours of joyous rock 'n' roll, BillyMcGuigan and his stellar band showed a wildly appreciative audience that Charles...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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