Durango Herald

Hesperus woman charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty

A 46-year-old Hesperus woman has been charged with more than 100 counts of animal cruelty after a lengthy investigation into the mistreatment of animals on her property in southwestern La Plata...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Letter of thanks to Dolores community

Thank you for electing me to fill a seat on the Dolores RE-4A School District Board of Education. It is a privilege to work on behalf of students and teachers. In fact, I can’t think of a more...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Help veterans renew Choice Program

On Dec. 31, the Veterans Choice Program is due to expire if not renewed. The program allows vets to see local doctors instead of traveling long distances to Veterans Administration facilities for...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Process used by district defies logic

I did not vote for Proposition 3A to increase the mill levy to fund improvements within the Mancos School District. I’m not opposed to students receiving a good education, but I am opposed to...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

No improvement without any teachers

Some people have expressed the desire to see improvement in the quality of the teaching before they will give teachers a better pay. What happens when teachers find they can get better pay...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Local people support drilling in ANWR

The single biggest reason to support the opening of the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development is that it is widely supported by the people of Alaska, the people of the Arctic...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Editorial cartoon

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial Cartoons

Brown: The past, present and future of a Cortez museum

Our community has always helped support something that would benefit us all. The Montezuma County Historical Society has been offered the use of the social services building south of the courthouse...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Open enrollment: Though embattled, the ACA stands and residents should access it starting today

It’s complicated. In his late February comments describing the complexity of health care, President Donald Trump got it right. But that’s about the only time. Prior to being sworn in as president,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: Editorials

Durangoans gather for Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

People who gathered in Durango on Saturday as part of the annual International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day talked about their grief of losing people they know, but most on their mind was: Why is...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Indian restaurant opens on Cortez Main Street

An Indian restaurant has opened on Main Street in Cortez. Mirch Masala held its grand opening on Nov. 10, after moving into the space formerly occupied by Nero’s Italian Restaurant. The manager,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 18 hours ago | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE02

Hold Tipton accountable for gun deaths

Since Scott Tipton has been in office at the state and federal level, there have been literally hundreds of thousands of gun deaths. He has not only done nothing to reduce this number, but even...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor