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Leave the landscape for another generation

Those of us who have a concern for the future should hope our congressman, Steve Pearce, can be persuaded to abandon his opposition to...

An apology letter to the community

Dear Roswell Community and NMAA Affiliates, I would like to take this opportunity to rectify a misjudgment on my part. In the Friday, Feb. 23 ...

Honest citizen returns ATM card

On Feb. 26, I was at an ATM machine at about 6:30 p.m. and after I took care of my business, I inadvertently drove off and...

Erroneous info by PETA letter writer

I’m writing on PETA’s behalf regarding an opinion piece by Russell A. Scott published by the Roswell Daily Record titled “Allowing PETA Into Our...

My explanation on what Fine, Yates wrote

We have all heard of fake news lately but what about selective memory? Our memory is not like an unedited video of an actual...

Yearbook from 1915 a historical treat

What a historical treat provided by Briana Hodge in Sunday’s RDR Vistas section! She got her hands on the 1915 Roswell High School annual. At...

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...

Nuclear phobia is taught

Life is a struggle, sometimes against unseen forces, often against intense competition. To an individual in society, success in life may be expressed in terms...

Letter writer wrong about city’s finances

That friendly Democratic Party pit bull, Fred Moran, who I personally like and respect, was once again at his "Roswell nagging best" with his...

Commissioners just doing their jobs

Former Mayor Tom Jennings, I have heard that you mistakenly entered the wrong date in your day planner for last Tuesday’s (June 27) Roswell...

Pull over to honor veterans’ funeral

I would like to give a special thank you to all the sheriff’s department, RPD and fire department employees who provided their support this...

Deep repositories not necessary

I can remember back in 2007, there was a city-wide town hall meeting at the Roswell convention center to discuss the possibility of having...

All animals have rights

In regards to Mr. Russell Scott’s letter in the Aug. 17 edition of the RDR, I usually agree with him, but not in this...

Opposition to HR 3053 urged

I urge Representative Steve Pearce and Senators Martin Heinrich and Tom Udall to oppose H.R. 3053, the “Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017”...

Radiation finally understood

Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency set new radiation guidelines that raise the acceptable limits on the radiation dose that can be tolerated by...

Dual language ad shows ignorance

In the Friday edition of the RDR, page A8, dual language display ad (expensive) for our schools and parents night, showed an ignorance of...

Share in indignation over sentencing

Who could not share Roberta B. Gambill's indignation and disdain for the light sentencing imposed by magistrate court Judge K.C. Rogers on a 28...

Get involved to keep roads open

Well, here we go again with more proposals to close country roads that provide access to public lands. Our County Commissioners did not pay any...

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...

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