Log In


Reset Password
Opinion

Headlines show ‘our priorities’

The juxtaposition of the headlines in The Durango Herald on July 29, reporting $12M spent for a wildlife overpass and 400 unhoused county residents illustrates our priorities. Would they hav...

New projects have ‘continued expenses’

Your editorial on “Spend excess revenue on new purposes” on Saturday leads me to believe that Bernie Sanders is in town. You are suggesting that we take windfall revenue and invest it in ong...

‘Durango here because of train’

Durango is here because of the train. I’ve lived here more than 50 years and am proud to live with this beautiful, historic and world-famous train. For a few years, I lived right above the t...

Don’t listen to ‘retro-dinosaurs’

Stay firm, City Council! Don’t listen to the off-Main business owners who see sour grapes in improvements to Main Avenue or to the retro-dinosaurs who feel that everything should remain as ...

‘People want whistles toned down’

I must disagree with a recent letter about loud train whistles. Most folks I know “are negatively affected” by the loud train whistles that come by at least six times a day. Not to mention t...

Code talker Sandoval a hero

I was very saddened to learn of the passing of Navajo code talker Samuel Sandoval. I had the honor of introducing him at his talks at the Cortez Cultural Center for many years. The Navajo co...

‘Thousands of ditches nothing less than beloved’

Annette Choszczyk lives in rural western Colorado these days, but when she was a kid, the Highline Canal in Denver was her summer paradise. “To us, it was river and a playground, complete wi...

‘Count me yes’ on redesign

My hand is raised in favor of a downtown redesign. In 40 years of residence, the physical has changed little as use and business have grown. The timing is right to explore and implement a de...

Durangoans ‘duped’ on e-bikes

I am shocked by the number of people in Durango riding electric bikes. This is bike-town USA! Home of world-class athletes and a biking mecca. We don't need a motor. All the young adults now...

1,000+ responses 'not consensus’

To expand on previous letters to the editor about the historic Main Avenue redo, 1,000-plus responses to the questionnaire from a voting population of 13,000-plus in the city does not a cons...

‘Doubt majority negatively affected’ by train whistle

Re letter on Wednesday about the train whistle. First of all, the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is the historic cornerstone of Durango. Durango businesses, such as stores and r...

Biden ‘horrible for retirement funds’

The Thrift Savings Plan demonstrates the destruction of our economy. This quarter, all funds, except the G Fund, are losing by an average of -16.37%. Horrible for retirement funds. To apprec...
Directory Plus

Search Directory Plus

Find:
Where: