Durango Herald

Haukeness: Let’s work together to find money for education

I again want to thank the community committee, Colorado Education Association, and the many teachers, staff, and community members who supported the mill-levy override. As the superintendent and a...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | COLUMN: Education Update

James: Humility - a life lesson

Back when I worked for other people, it seemed really important to know what day of the week it was. How close are we to Friday and the weekend? One of the greatest things about doing what I do...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | COLUMN: COLUMNISTS100

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DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorial Cartoons

Tipton’s gun safety inaction inexcusable

Scott Tipton has been an elected representative at the state or federal level since 2008. During this time, there have been approximately 300,000 gun deaths in our country. Scott has done...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Place the blame right where it belongs

Is this what you call liberal logic? Blame everyone but the low-life murdering scum that committed the crime. Blame the politicians, blame the guns but not the person that committed the crime. ...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Letters to the Editor

Leasing plan: DOI is ‘streamlining’ regulations, straight past local input

Late last month, the Department of the Interior released a report titled “Review of the Department of the Interior Actions that Potentially Burden Domestic Energy.” That’s a fair topic to review,...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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