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City Council position requires duty

I’ve read somewhere that some members of Roswell’s City Council are frustrated by critiques from the public on the job they are doing in...

Defense Department’s UFO news is fading

The news cycle on this latest revelation that the Department of Defense (DoD) had a project called the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP)...

The ICPP Report has been ‘hacked’

The ICPP (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) of 2015 promoted the need for clean nuclear energy in order to save the earth from climate...

Annual program is gift to veterans

First United Methodist Church presented its 11th annual veterans program entitled “Building Bridges” on Nov. 12. This very important program is our gift to the...

Reader appreciates SENM stories

I’ve lived in Roswell and southeast New Mexico for 13 years, and I’m an inquisitive type of RDR reader. I learned more about the U.S. Border...

Make an arborium at old pool site

Hello, I read the article on revamping the old pool site and would like to make a suggestion. There is already a lovely lotus pond...

Call White House on Obamacare

Seven Senate Republicans; John McCain, Lamar Alexander, Rob Portman, Dean Heller, Lisa Murkowski, Shelly Capito and Susan Collins voted not to repeal Obamacare. They all...

Conservatives have been forward-thinking on many issues

In a letter to the editor of June 28, John Ford says: “Every right, privilege, and freedom we American citizens enjoy are the result...

Companies’ Centennial plans must offer basic benefits

I am a pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine physician in practice in Roswell for 26 years. I have never seen a situation so...

Abalos’ health care idea is gov’t giveaway

In his opinion piece in Thursday’s edition of the RDR, Mr. Abalos exalts the benefits of a single-payer system for health care over the...

Vote to continue teens’ fight

I watched the Florida students on CNN’s town hall last week. What I recognized in the faces of those courageous teenagers was that of my...

Thanks for bringing back TV Screens

Thank you for the TV Screens. I was so glad to see that in today’s paper. I needed to tell you thanks. I have complained...

Obamacare is step to gov’t takeover

When Democratic Congresswoman Gabby Giffords was shot at a town hall meeting, propagandists in the press said Sarah Palin’s political ads incited Republicans to...

Hypothetical skit exposes risk to kids

Mark was driving south on Lea Street from College. He’d just fought with his wife and wasn’t paying attention to his driving. Tina was playing...

Hotdog photo appears to be fake

In response to those who complained about RISD food service, I wonder if they are aware that the person in charge of RISD food...

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...

Allowing PETA into our city’s government

August 23 RDR had a letter “All animals have rights.” The writer was answering my letter of August 17 concerning an offer to the...

Retired educator addresses supporters

I would like to address the 322 citizens who voted for me in the District 2, RISD school board election. I would also like to...

Regarding Excel’s latest rate hike

Like the geyser Old Faithful, once again Excel Energy is requesting a 10 percent rate hike. If I recall correctly, there was a 25...

Letter writer: Liberals believe in more freedom

I read with some interest Mr. R.A. Scott's letter of July 11 and I would like to comment on it. I do not agree with...

There was space for business news

It hasn't been that many days since I chided you for ignoring the fact that there are some folks out here who are interested...

Letter writer: Thanks to Dems who support Trump agenda

“You cannot be civil with a political party (Republican) that wants to destroy what you stand for (Socialism), what you care about (the loss...

Every kind gesture was appreciated

The children and staff of Assurance Home are sincerely and deeply thankful to everyone who remembered us this past holiday season. Our program is full...

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...

The continued war on terror

“Trump’s gonna get us into a war,” people say. We’re fighting one, and we’re not shooting in another, and unless a new enemy emerges,...

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