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My View: Bill Roberts brought much to our Opinion pages

Bill Roberts, former Editorial Editor for The Durango Herald from 1990 to 2017, served up opinions the way I like my coffee – strong. It takes guts to do that. To be rooted and able to defen...

‘Bill turned out to be masterful’

I first met Bill Roberts in 1994, when Morley Ballantine introduced us. I was not impressed – he appeared too young to be an editor at a newspaper. Morely suggested that I be one of four loc...

‘Rich Boebel lived a full life’

I was shocked to hear of the death of my good friend Rich Boebel on the slopes at Purgatory Resort. Though if his death was because of natural causes, I am sure he would have liked to go tha...

‘Lesser of the cognitively impaired’

The lesser of two evils? Not anymore. Now it’s the lesser of the cognitively impaired. Maybe we don’t need to MoCA (Montreal Cognitive Assessment) those in or running for office. There is, a...

‘Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’

A reminder for Donald Trump, MAGA and their oligarchical masters/ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their creator, with certa...

‘Concern size, scope’ for RV park

We live in Dalton Ranch. Many things are troubling about the proposed Roberts Resort Village Camp. A primary concern is its size and scope. Since initially proposed, it has morphed from an R...

Our View: Dear readers,

With heavy hearts over the passing of our dear colleague, former Editorial Editor Bill Roberts, we’re sharing some of his work. (links follow) Starting with his most recent guest column, “Ta...

League of Women Voters ‘help voters wade through noise’

With a national election on the horizon, the fire hose of information has increased, flooding us through our computers, phones, televisions and mailboxes. It is often difficult to separate f...

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Our View: Podcast brings home stories of locals vets

Warrior Narratives opens door to unique experiences, feelings

‘Benefit in bears acting like bears, not raiding ranches’

Is there any habit harder to break than harboring a grudge against an old adversary? Yet burying hatchets is exactly what it might take to conserve our wildlife, in the face of ever-increasi...

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