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Our View: ‘Breaking Bad’ statues a little weird. And well-received

“Breaking Bad” lead actor Bryan Cranston said he was humbled, delighted and slightly embarrassed to have statues of his character Walter White and supporting actor Aaron Paul’s Jesse Pinkman...

Bill Roberts: Bicyclists must respect rules of road

‘Should be treated no differently than misbehaving motorists’

Our View: School leaders need PERA compromise

As rural schools struggle with teacher shortages, we need all capable hands on deck. Recent House bills signed into law helped retired teachers and other employees return to work without a r...

Our View: Spend excess revenue on new purposes

It’s a good problem to have roughly $1.2 million, the equivalent of two years’ worth of excess lodgers tax revenue, to either refund to residents or keep and spend. City Council has asked fo...

Bill Roberts: Dolphin program brings new perception

For more than 60 years, the U.S. Navy has used dolphins to detect underwater mines. It is a successful and cost-effective program that is now threatened by budget cuts. It is a threat made a...

Our View: Survivalist companies profit off fears

Have the Jan. 6 hearings galvanized the already prolific marketing for 4Patriots, the survivalist company out of Nashville? 4Patriots’ ads popped up everywhere soon after the attack on the C...

Our View: Pulling plug on city’s broadcasts reasonable

Following a June 25 story in The Durango Herald on the City of Durango potentially scrapping its DGOV broadcast services, one commenter wrote: “Lip service to transparency is just that.” Tra...

Our View: Who exactly is Heidi Ganahl?

It’s a bit of a surprise that Heidi Ganahl, Colorado’s Republican nominee for governor, selected an election denier as her running mate. Navy veteran and business consultant Danny Moore was ...

Colorado River

The West’s water demands unwavering attention

Our View: International teachers good hires

Ignacio School District is reaching out to the far corners of the planet in recruiting teachers. Literally. Ignacio is hiring a teacher from the Philippines and one from Lebanon for the 2022...

Our View: Fire, city make right turn toward station solution

Apparently, there wasn’t a single moment that stands out when things shifted between the City of Durango and DFPD. But now, there’s a right turn toward a solution with the memorandum of unde...

Prioritize parking

‘Durango is not some urban planner’s dream’
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