Opinion

Founders imposed no limits on arms

I cannot find in this country’s Constitution where the Founding Fathers sought to limit the arms a citizen could own for defense of property, life and liberty. Earl Charles Moore Dolores

DATE: May 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Take the time to observe Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday. For one hour leave your spring cleaning, spring planting, discount shopping, picnic fixings, baseball mitt, suntan lotion, bicycle races, vintage autos, dog walking,...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Rural county voting options died with bill

Colorado’s Democrat-controlled House of Representatives killed SB18-221, which would have allowed voters in less populated counties the option to vote for their county commissioners by district...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

We need common sense gun laws for our kids

After the 2012 Sandy Hook (Elementary School) shooting, Connecticut enacted some of the most ambitious gun safety laws in the nation. The state banned over 150 models of guns, classifying them as...

DATE: May 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Offensive letter should be retracted

Why would you ever publish the letter entitled “LGBT Community is danger to others?” This hateful letter shouldn’t be published anywhere. I am shocked and offended that you would publish something...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Opinion on LGBT lives was pure hatred

Concerning the opinion pertaining to LGBT lives from Michael Jarvis (published on the Durango Herald website): To me it is the toxic and lamentable gene-pool of utter ignorance which should be...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Voice your opinion on CR 203 rezoning

This is to encourage property owners and neighbors in the Animas Valley to attend the public hearing on the Yucha rezone request (Project #2018-0022), which was continued to 6 p.m. May 24 at the...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Colorado needs Doug Robinson in office

Colorado needs Doug Robinson, a Republican who is running for Colorado governor. He is a man of action who wants to take Colorado to the top of the charts in every aspect. He supports marijuana,...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Don’t shoot the messenger of freedom

In response to the press-damning opinion by Norma Byrd (Herald, May 14), I felt I needed to make a few corrections. She has stated that a cadre of hacks are hell-bent on destroying America through...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

LGBT community is a danger to others

Since homosexuals do not reproduce and hence are not normal and will not “survive” according to Charles Darwin, and since a homosexual orientation has a cognitive rather than a genetic origin which...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Salvation Army service changes explained

Please allow me to provide insight into The Salvation Army’s decision to change our current service model in Durango. We decided to open a service center to be more transparent with our donors on...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Register as an Independent voter today

If you area a registered Democrat or Republican voter and are fed up with the two major parties, you should register to be an Independent/unaffiliated voter today. No worries, because Colorado now...

DATE: May 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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