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Involvement in drugs leads to much misery

Sept. 5, a friend of mine had his truck stolen. It had all the tools he needed to make a living. My friend is...

McCain was a maverick because he had principles

How pathetic and disgusting it is to see a self-professed veterans advocate bash Sen. John McCain and insinuate that his daughter suffers from PTSD....

Overthrowing SC decisions means unraveling precedents

While watching the Senate Judiciary hearings for (Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett) Kavanaugh’s confirmation my thinking was prompted to consider the overthrow of cases...

Letter writer: Dems may learn humility, or just move

President Trump revoked the security clearance of John Brennan, Ex-CIA Director, and the mainstream media says he’s threatening our nation’s security. Anyone who’s had...

There are other options for naming recreation center

The Aug. 24 Roswell Daily Record tells us the city’s General Services Committee recommended naming the recreation center after Cesar Chavez, the labor activist. Of...

Thanks to all who contributed to WESST event

WESST held its 3rd annual Go Latinas Conference Saturday, Aug. 25. Thank you to all who shared their Saturday with us and made it...

Traffic must slow down near school buses

This morning (Wednesday), 8 a.m., while driving south on Washington in the 1700-1800 block, there was a stopped school bus going northbound with all...

A lot of labels being thrown around, incorrectly

It’s has been interesting to watch and analyze the change in the Democrat party as they become increasingly enamored with and controlled by the...

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...

Teacher thought it was going to be a good year

I began teaching this school year, my 38th I think, with more optimism and enthusiasm than I expected. After all teachers are getting a...

Wind and solar energy only interim solutions

We have two candidates for governor, one is full of wind and the other is full of gas. The problem with term limits for governor...

How will admin salary increases impact RISD morale?

After more than a decade of non-existent salary increases or minuscule increases that sometimes barely covered the cost of increased insurance premiums, RISD announced...

Many have contributed to Theatre’s success

Roswell Community Little Theatre would like to thank the following for making the dinner theatre kick-off to our 60th season a success: Bullock’s Jewelers,...

Revocation of clearances by no means shocking

Discontinuing (revoking) one’s security clearance. Shocking? Atrocious? Unthinkable? I think not. During my 28 years in the U.S. Army I had many occasions to...

Dangers of energy production pose conundrum

Martin Kral is certainly a well known proponent of nuclear energy. He has written extensively about it in our newspaper. I admired his honesty...

Is Holtec Project good business?

Is it immoral or is it good business? I could be referring to the oil and gas industries or I could be referring to...

Many contributed to POW Park project

Last week my son, Dallas Bills, did his Eagle Scout project at the POW Park. He cleaned up an area of the park, made...

Remarks during council meeting not appreciated

Regarding the article, “Christmas Railway full steam ahead”: Ms. Alison Penn, reporter, RDR does a great job writing her articles and covering many of...

2018 triathlon dedicated to co-founder

On July 14 at the 35th annual Bottomless Lakes Triathlon, a husband, father, brother and grandfather was honored. Bill Tarter dedicated his life to...

Experience matters

Oak Ridge National Labs has reported that there have been 44,000 transfers of spent nuclear fuel cask from location A to location B by...

Kraft’s column hit the nail on the head

Rick Kraft’s circumspectly penned column “Just a Thought” is a mainstay in our newspaper for a reason. In the Sunday paper he opined that...

It’s the ruling class vs. the working class

For years, Democrats and like-minded Republicans exchanged American jobs for cheap foreign goods. They said our best days were behind us, and our children...

Student excited to go back to school

I am going to be a 4th grader in a couple of weeks. On the first day of summer, I was already excited about...

Centennial Care complicated, inefficient

Dr. Vijay Chechani’s recent letter to the editor elucidated the dizzying array of complications and inefficiencies for patients and physicians who utilize Centennial Care...

Letter writer: Many ‘liberal’ ideas would restrict freedom

A letter in the July 17 RDR was telling us again, “If it were not for past liberals ... we would not be free...

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...

Independent authority ultimately needed for airport

Roswell’s city council has taken a welcome step of creating and appointing an Airport Advisory Commission. Having greater opportunities for public input, both from...

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...

Apology for ‘Civic embarrassment’ remark

In my Saturday letter to the editor calling Thursday night’s City Council meeting a CIVIC EMBARRASSMENT, I should probably have waited until I had...

Reader: Not local government’s finest hour

As is usual, I attended the Roswell City Council Meeting Thursday night, July 12, and it was a CIVIC EMBARRASSMENT from beginning to end. Larry...

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