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Letter: Will we only enforce the laws we like?

Roswell Republicans can never again claim to be in favor of law and order. Voting to direct the city manager to refuse to enforce public...

Letter: Mayor, city council not offering ideas of their own

At the outset, know that I am no fan of our governor. I’m a Republican. I did not vote for her and would not...

Letter: We are all allowed to choose our own paths

In reference to the writer of the July 22 letter to the editor. We should all be so glad to know we have a...

Letter: ‘Old-school’ behaviors are ‘current in all times’

The article by Rick Kraft is correct in that the “old-schoolers” shine because of the way they handle life and relationships. The most time-tested...

Letter: Those protesting should help prevent COVID-19 spread

There was a protest held in Roswell, demanding that indoor dining at restaurants be allowed. Good for them. Making your demands public is the...

Letter: Small businesses in NM need the public’s help

Our New Mexico businesses and restaurants are suffering because they are being asked to carry the financial burden of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have...

Letter: Pre-pandemic economic record can’t be denied

In response to Mr. Bob Carroll’s letter printed in the edition (July 14, 2020) I feel compelled to make a few comments. He gives...

Letter: Significant failures of leadership, character

In the 2016 presidential election voters faced what many of them considered to be a lousy choice — Hilary Clinton or Donald Trump. Everyone...

Letter: Distractions are disrupting needed focus on virus

Who in the general public has taken the time to seriously study the effects of viruses on our health? Most people get their understanding...

Letter: Politicians ‘know no bounds’ with taxpayers’ money

Money, money, money ... Seems like some got it, some don’t. However, when you get to any level of the bureaucracy ... They got...

Letter: Not every ‘illness’ requires a ‘scalpel’

In response to "Mob Rule" (a letter published in the Daily Record July 1) — I agree the vast majority of our police are...

Letter: Is (low-dose) radiation the answer to coronavirus?

Several weeks ago I had my annual physical with my cardiologist and I asked him if I could get a chest X-ray this time. Of...

Letter: Come on, people: Follow public health guidelines

No more Ms. Nice Guy! Gov. Lujan Grisham has been requesting that New Mexicans help each other stay healthy. She asked us all to...

Letter: Mob is embracing ‘lowest form of group barbarism’

We have all watched the frenzied zeal to reform, cut costs or even eliminate our police departments or replace them with social workers, a...

Letter: NM’s chance to make ‘another good decision’ on nuclear

From the moment we get up in the morning and start our day off with a hot cup of coffee, we have started a...

Letter: ICC has proven itself a ‘kangaroo court’

We read that President Trump has denounced the ICC (International Criminal Court) as a “kangaroo court.” It is about time a world leader sees...

Letter: Differing perceptions of ‘incomplete reportage’

Letter writer Ricardo Valenzuela was more than miffed by RDR headline, “No Arrests at Monday Black Lives Matter protest.” He characterized the headline as...

Letter: City-sponsored trash recycling is essential

My wife and I moved to Roswell in 2001 from the Littleton, Colorado, area. Both of us, until my wife’s untimely passing last year,...

Letter: Less constrained speech led to politics’ downhill slide

I was born when Herbert Hoover was president. I lived through the Great Depression and World War II and watched as FDR rebuilt the...

Letter: Reader disagrees with recent headline

I was disappointed to read this headline on the front page of the RDR on 6/3/2020, “No Arrests at Monday Black Lives Matter protest.”...

Letter: Examine the facts, ‘allow the justice system to work’

The unrest over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis should cause us to look very carefully at some of our own attitudes. First, I...

Letter: Discussion of selling art is understandable

A couple of concerned letter writers are worried the city council finance committee may favor selling some of Roswell Museum & Art Center’s artwork....

Letter: Reserve ‘hero’ for ‘specific people that we admire’

Here we are again: Our focus has been turned to the killing of another black man at the hands of the police. I fully...

Letter: Discussion of liquidating artwork is inappropriate

The coronavirus is unrelenting; it takes an economic and social toll on every community. Roswell is no different. The point of this letter is...

Letter: New Mexico ETA requires carbon capture

The Energy Transition Act (ETA) requires carbon capture technology if it is to achieve zero-emission for electricity generation or at least near-zero-emissions. Why? ETA...

Letter: RMAC a ‘priceless asset that deserves support’

Since opening as a WPA art center in 1937, the Roswell Museum and Art Center has enriched Roswell’s quality of life through meaningful experiences...

Letter: Governor deserves ‘high marks’ for virus response

I am concerned. We live in a nation with 4% of the global population yet we have 29% of the deaths and 30% of...

Letter: There’s more to city’s financial issues than COVID-19

A large part of this city is the quality of life venues we have always enjoyed as Barbara Walsh stated in her great letter...

Letter: Sagamore Wind Project: Wow, 25 years

The New Mexico Energy Transition Act (ETA), passed as law in 2019, requires that all electricity generation has to be zero-emission by 2050. Recently Xcel...

Letter: Let’s help protect each other from coronavirus

According to Councilor Best, it is wrong to report a business to authorities when it breaks the law. Whatever happened to “law-and-order” Republicans? It...

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