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Letters show direction America must go

I find little to agree with the Herald on, but I have to commend you for your willingness to print letters to the editor that obviously are in opposition to your liberal positions. I refer to two...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Get involved in county planning process

La Plata County has embarked on what we hope will be a successful process to produce a comprehensive land-use plan and subsequent land-use code in the coming months. For those who have sat through...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Intelligent design simply does not add up

When I'm confronted by the creationism/intelligent design polemic, I can't help asking for an explanation of the following constant in our history: warfare. Really, if we were designed...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

'Theory' of Christianity is pretty weak

I applaud Michael Stith's letter (Herald, July 20) regarding the Christians' wedge strategy to replace the science of evolution with the mythology of religion. Science is not a democracy, so even...

DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Attacks ignore neuroscience advances

It's no surprise that Greg Lauver's rambling and baseless assault on the practice of psychiatry originates from WelcomeWorld.org (Letters, Herald, July 13). Those of us who have endured years of...

DATE: July 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Wally White acted in tradition of T.R.

Thanks to the Herald for its timely coverage of health issues related to the use of hydraulic fracturing compounds in gas wells, and a special thanks to county Commissioner Wally White for...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Obama agenda fundamentally a con

Pig-in-the-poke con artists now rule our country. This middle age idiom describes an offering or deal that foolishly is accepted without being examined first. Once the con is discovered, we say the...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Meet Thursday to help with Bike Week

While the sagging economy has caused the cancellation of several big, national motorcycle rallies, it is noteworthy that the town of Ignacio will host motorcyclists from all around the country for...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why so much anger and intolerance?

What an unexpected pleasure it was to be entertained by letters from both Denise Murray and Paul Bynum (Herald, July 14) - on the same page. I suspect there was much chuckling over coffee that...

DATE: July 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

32nd Street put-in is not a problem

My wife and I have had the pleasure of living immediately above the 32nd Street put-in this summer and have been impressed equally by the numbers of people enjoying the beautiful Animas River, the...

DATE: July 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Letter was advancing 'wedge' strategy

It is apparent that Karl Brenner (Letters, Herald, July 12) has focused his "science" reading on publications presented by InterVarsity Press, the publishing arm of Universities and Colleges...

DATE: July 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Honor Mashaw, a true community icon

Before the advent of the computer era, the word "icon" had a very different meaning than it does today. Instead of the little caricatures and graphics we see on our computer screens, an icon was a...

DATE: July 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

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