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Letter: COVID-19 vaccines should be free

We’ve heard a lot of good news about coronavirus vaccines lately. From the Moderna vaccine to the Pfizer vaccine to the Oxford vaccine, science is working, and help is on the way. Since the start...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Mercy Family Medicine rises to the top

The Mercy Patient and Family Advisory Council brings the patient’s perspective to Mercy Family Medicine. We are dedicated to making Mercy Family Medicine one of the premier family practices. Mercy...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

Letter: Missing the opportunity to comment

It appears that more and more Herald editorial pieces online are being closed to reader commentary. Too, the Colorado Sun and Writers on the Range pieces along with syndicated New York Times and...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Trump is a con artist and grifter

Shame on the new editorial page editor for printing this slanderous and uninformed letter from reader Dave Gibbons. He not only has no idea of Joe Biden’s accomplishments in service to his country,...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: COVID-19 is real, masks save lives

I lost my dearly beloved mother-in-law to COVID-19 last month. She did not go gentle into that good night. Two days before her oxygen saturation levels cratered and she could no longer say more...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Snowberger prompted progress for 9-R

We write to offer our sincere thanks to Dan Snowberger for his nine years of service to Durango School District 9-R and to all of us within the district – parents, staff and taxpayers. Just look at...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Porter-Norton’s campaign was divisive

Marsha Porter-Norton’s self-congratulatory letter in the Herald (Nov. 20) is hypocritical. Her deeds during the campaign do not support her statement, “To all the residents of La Plata County, no...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Transition work necessary for transfer of power

When one lives in Washington, D.C., unique opportunities may occasionally come along. Such was the case in 1992 when I was invited to be a member of the transition team at the Department of...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Durango Estates is unamanaged, unruly

I live adjacent to Durango Estates, a 420-lot subdivision in Junction Creek, which was aggressively blocked from development by the county and the Colorado Court of Appeals in the ’80s. Recently,...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Hickenlooper understands ambitious transitions

Congratulations to Senator-elect John Hickenlooper for his recent win to represent Colorado in the U.S. Senate. As a geologist, he understands the science and the urgency to transition to a 100...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Biden is a clueless wimp of a politician

Well, you got what you wanted – a clueless wimp of a politician for president of this country, who would probably be blown down in a 10-mph wind in his size 32-short suit. He’s never had a real job...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter: Council won’t enforce COVID rules

On June 17, Durango City Council signed off on Order 2020-10, requiring masks in all public places and referencing Section 1-16 as the penalty, which allows a fine of $1,000, and/or up to 90 days...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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