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Consider disease in homeless planning

While the idea of a tent city for the homeless (Oct. 13 article on “homeless camp”) is very appealing, there is a serious health...

A few great books about baseball

Years ago I attended a banquet of some sort, I don’t remember its function, and during the course of making polite conversation with people...

Opposition to harmful newsprint tariffs grows

There’s an issue on which members of the state’s congressional delegation, including the two vying to become New Mexico’s next governor, were recently able...

Third DoD UFO video posted with Washington Post

To the Stars Academy (TTSA) posted a third Department of Defense (DoD) UFO video in coordination with the posting of an opinion piece by...

Students need to be accepting of others

High school students are demanding we make them safe in school. If they want to be safe, they darn well better not be turning...

Racers apologize for parade burnouts

The racers from Alien City Dragway who were entered in the Electric Light Parade want to apologize to anyone who was scared or unhappy by...

Looking at radiation and nuclear fears

Radiation after Fukushima: The first question you have to ask yourself: Why didn’t anyone die from radiation exposure after three nuclear reactors melted down at...

How would writer feel about lost pecans?

Karl Holmgren wrote a letter to the editor detailing his grievances with NMMI’s Duty-Honor-Achievement triplet along with his concern of a man who was...

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...

Moran should rethink his choices

Before the sun had even risen on Tuesday, our very well-trained and well-loved family dog, as usual, bolted out the front door and raced...

Edible-caused emergency could have been avoided

As a strong proponent of medical cannabis I couldn’t remain silent after reading the article by Sherry Robinson, “Alice in cannabis land: Edible leads...

Blame the predator, not the victim

In a recent RDR letter to the editor, the writer’s defense of Alabama’s Roy Moore’s innocence of sexual assault fails to convince the reader. The...

One thing’s for sure, spirits walk among

As a UFO investigator, I started out my adventures investigating UFO crash sites like Roswell and Aztec, New Mexico and Cape Girardeau, Missouri, but...

Freedoms owed to more than liberals’ efforts

I want to thank Mr. John Ford for setting me straight on how we Americans got all our rights, privileges and freedoms. I always...

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...

Memorial poker benefit a success

Thank you to all who helped to make the Second Annual Michael (Murf) Murphy Memorial Benefit Poker Run held May 13 such a great...

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...

Slim pickings for city’s next mayor

Time again to elect and seat a new mayor. The pickings are slim; much too slim. In the hunt we have someone who was and...

Political parties have changed over time

Mr. Donald Burleson’s letter of 30 June was interesting. He mentioned the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding the right to vote. He...

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...

Thanks to Roswell for supporting wonderful event

We here at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico would like to thank the community of Roswell for its support in turning out...

Roswell columnist will be missed

To Mike Jimenez: We will miss your articles. Stay safe, applause for your desire to explore. J. White Roswell  

Never forget the importance of agriculture

When it comes to weighing the importance to society of specific professions, how they stack up can depend on who you ask. It could...

Show respect to American soldiers

Three or four months ago, I made the decision that I was going to discontinue watching the national news. I was tired of hearing...

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