Opinion

Thanks for shopping downtown

To the Community:As we enter the New Year, I want to take a moment to thank each and every one of you who made it a point to shop locally this holiday season and particularly for “shopping...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

I bet God got a belly laugh

Dear Editor:I enjoyed Russell Smyth’s hilariously funny, tongue-in-cheek Tebow piece in Editor’s Notes on Dec. 22. Bet God got a belly laugh from it too.I don’t know Mr. Smyth so I don’t know...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Helping nonprofits serve communities

December was another month busy with legislative duties as I traveled to various parts of the senate district for constituent meetings to discuss current conditions and concerns they face,...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Why I would vote Republican

Dear Editor:A short time back one of our liberal friends asked the question,“Why would anyone vote Republican?” I thought it was time to answer that question.I would vote Republican because I...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A sports hero who is a positive role model

Dear Editor:I read your attempt to be humorous by putting down God, Jesus and Tim Tebow. I did not find it funny. Tebow is a wonderful, sincere young man. He is serious. He tries his hardest and...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A true community event

Dear Editor:The 2011 Christmas Dinner was held on Christmas Day at the County Annex in Cortez. The dinner is put together entirely by volunteers. I want to thank everyone who volunteered. A lot of...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Insensitivity to disabilities is inexcusable

Dear Editor:I suffered severe injuries while on military duty at the age of 43. Those injuries caused me to be retired/disabled for life. I had folks and businesses tell me, “You are too young to...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A big thank you

Dear Editor:A big thank you to the person (probably from Cortez) who gave up their seat on a double booked plane from Denver Friday, Dec. 16 so my son could get to Cortez, where we were waiting to...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

A case propagated by the defense attorney

Dear Editor:If I understand the information contained in the article, “Judge rules on warrants,” Dec. 17, a search warrant must identify what the law enforcement officers find prior to the search...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

At least let’s keep it real

Dear Editor:After reading Larry Tradlener’s letter blaming the Obama Administration for Cain’s demise, I just had to answer. First, Larry lost all creditable when he wrote about the so-called...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Jesus would pull the TV plug

Dear Editor:Several years ago, a coworker was hit in the head by a metal object propelled by a 10,000-pound force. All vital and physical signs indicated that he was dead. After doing what I knew...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

GOP is stuck with two insider knotheads

Dear Editor:We now have a race for the Republican nomination between two people who are both professional politicians, no matter how Mitt tries to say he’s not. He continued to run for president...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Submit a letter to the editor

Letters to the Editor are limited to 250 words. You will not be able to submit your letter if you exceed this limit. Please include your full name, where you're writing from and a contact phone number.

PLEASE INDICATE IF THE SUBJECT IS TIME-SENSITIVE.
We reserve the right to edit letters for length and clarity and to eliminate libelous or tasteless material.

**Opinion columns can be sent to letters@durangoherald.com or mailed to P.O. Drawer A, Durango, CO 81302. Opinion columns must be 750 words or less. Indicate in the subject line if the submission is time-sensitive.

0/250 words