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Veterans deserve respect at MVD

Step up fellow veterans. Just how messed up is our state of New Mexico, USA? The Motor Vehicle Division made us produce DD-214s (which we...

Where does this money come from?

In response to the column by Mr. Craig Abalos in the June 22 edition of the RDR: The only “ism” that I shall mention is...

Citizens should have same rights

On June 21, we had a shooting in the D.C. area. Two congressmen, two police officers and two others were injured. The gunman was killed....

Juneteenth successful despite the heat

Even with the amazing heat on Saturday, Jan. 17, Juneteenth proceeded! The Black Heritage Committee has several people to thank for helping us bring that...

Let’s get rid of SWAT truck

On the front page of the RDR, Friday, June 16, we were treated to a picture of a “SWAT truck” that was getting needed...

More on Article VI of the Constitution

Mr. Russell A. Scott’s letter to the editor on Sunday, June 18 made a very astute observation of Article VI of our Constitution and...

We shouldn’t degrade Roswell police

Wednesday’s letter from Flo Wells about the Roswell Police Department’s use of military equipment seems a little misdirected. The equipment used by our Police Department...

Climate change is not a hoax, however …

I am a pragmatic environmentalist. As an environmentalist I am always on the lookout for how we can make incremental changes to improve the...

Further recognition for Unity Center class

This letter is in regard to the article, “The Unity Center is there for kids more than ever,” which was published on Friday, specifically...

Run for local office to make a change

My name is Douglas Purcell and I’m a Navy veteran and a senior citizen. This is a personal challenge to Craig Abalos and “Bible-thumping, knuckle-dragging...

We need to move forward to future

While I found the article: “Funds for Route 66 towns may be at risk” by Russell Contreras, AP, to be of special interest, it...

Don’t be afraid to take risks in future plans

It’s the question that every high school senior avoids, “What are your plans?” If we were to answer that with our truthful thoughts, it...

Spanish-language page is right fit for Roswell

Like so many other businesses in New Mexico and the American Southwest, the Roswell Daily Record has to be bilingual to communicate with customers. Local...

It’s time to resolve the Roswell mystery of 1947

As every citizen of Roswell knows, the city is at the center of one of the greatest mysteries of all time. In 1947, something...

Relapsing after detox kills recovering addicts

I want to thank Jose Mike Jimenez for his heartfelt column in Saturday’s edition of the RDR opening the discussion about heroin and other...

Memory Lawn cemetery cannot be forgotten

On Monday, dignitaries will gather at the General Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery in Roswell for a solemn Memorial Day service for veterans. Wreaths...

Slaughterhouses damage the earth

I was disappointed to read of the probability of a cow slaughterhouse reopening in Roswell. The environmental damage and animal cruelty will be the...

Climate change by three numbers

President Donald J. Trump has fulfilled another one of his campaign promises. He has announced that the U.S. will not participate in the Paris...

Education is a tool to ending one’s poverty

As I see it, the way to reduce society’s dependence on government is to provide affordable access to education and health care. Some like...

Veteran’s Prayer Breakfast postponed

The Roswell Elks Lodge regrets that, due to circumstances beyond our control, it was necessary to postpone our annual Veteran’s Prayer Breakfast. Because there are...

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