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Get real about broadband in rural areas

“Electricity is a modern necessity of life, not a luxury. That necessity ought to be found in every village, in every home, and on every farm in every part of the United States.” – Presiden...

Poems anchored me as I lost my son, so I shared them

In the early hours on Tuesday, about 12 hours before our treasured 12-year-old son died from a rare form of brain cancer, I climbed into his bed at Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem,...

Power of art: Denise, heaven’s receptionist, best thing on TikTok

Do you ever wonder what heaven is like? Well, I know, because I have seen it in a joyful, witty TikTok series featuring Denise, heaven’s receptionist. Denise is a gum-chewing, keyboard-clack...

Give ‘old-timers,’ ‘legends’ their lifetime Purg passes

Another ski season has come and gone, and to the unsuspecting tourist, everything was business as usual. Stellar, in fact. “Record-breaking” on all fronts to anyone who wasn’t around in the ...

Outside consultants ‘detrimental to local democratic process’

There is an unusual erosion of locally based civic life underway in Durango and La Plata County. We are told that American civic life has been in decline since the middle of the last century...

Yin and yang of two separate selves

Yin-Yang is the ancient Chinese philosophical concept that describes opposite but interconnected forces. The yin is represented by the black; the yang by the white. The yin represents the ne...

‘I hate pickleball’

I’m 65 now, which means that, according to federal law, I have to start playing pickleball. But I don’t want to play pickleball. I hate pickleball. I’m fine with AARPers all over America lov...

‘Thanks, senator. You must be reading the Herald’

Well, I had no idea that The Durango Herald was so powerful. If you caught my March 10 column with the headline, “Betting, transfer rules make CU ‘Compromise University,’ ” you know I was n...

Purser can add ‘important, thoughtful voice to LPEA’

We all know that campaign elections, even for local La Plata Energy Association board directors, can have moments of heated tension. I was saddened by Joe Lewandowski’s April 30 guest column...

Luschen ‘proven energy expert’ who can meet goals, keep costs stable

It is supposed to be fun! Or that, at least, is what keeps me on a bike. The joy and the community we build around two wheels, the Durango trails and mountains, are why I call this place hom...

‘Grateful to use decades of experience to serve’

My 26 years of utility experience and drive to give back to my community led me to run for La Plata Electric Association’s board of directors. If elected, I will prioritize affordable, relia...

‘Decisions based on cost, reliability, environmental goals’

A few years back, I made the decision to attend or review La Plata Electric Association board meetings, and study the policies and actions of the board. Our electric co-op does a very good j...
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