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Roswell needs a Johnny Gonzales Day

To the community, I, Tina Washington, would love to see a Johnny A. Gonzales Day. Johnny did so much for the community, we owe him...

Nuclear energy is for life

Before humans, before Earth, before the matter of which Earth is composed, radiation completely dominated everything in the universe. As the universe cooled from its...

Letter: Wasn’t Senate Bill S. 311 meant to save lives?

According to 44 members of the current Senate, murder is legal. When (U.S.) Senate Bill S. 311 (Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act) failed...

NRA should not be painted as dangerous

A quick response to the comments made by Flo Wells and Mike Heron (in the March 25 edition of the RDR). Ms. Wells said...

Homelessness in Roswell is serious

Thank you for enlightening your readership on the seriousness of Roswell’s homeless population. It’s not a simple problem nor is the solution simple. Many issues must...

Distressed by Domenici’s passing

We are saddened to note the death of Sen. Pete Domenici. Sen. Domenici worked for many years on behalf of his constituents throughout the...

Thanks to Heinrich for coming to town

Today, July 15, I attended a rally for Sen. Martin Heinrich at Pecos Flavors Winery. The first thing I want to say about it...

Nuclear storage facility unneeded

Martin Kral’s letter of Dec. 9 states: “Under law, the federal government was responsible for all nuclear waste.” On the contrary, the federal Nuclear Waste...

Memorial pro rodeo benefits struggling kids

Assurance Home recently learned that we were selected to be the local charity to partner with and receive funds from the Jesse Andrus &...

Letter: ‘Wall’ not the same as locking the doors

In reply to the letter published in the Friday edition of the Roswell Daily Record by S.J. Norhtrup I would like to offer the...

Thanks to sponsors and volunteers

The Roswell Recreation and Parks Department would like to thank the community for their support of the city of Roswell’s 2017 Race Series. Sara Hall,...

Reader appalled with homeless drama

I’ve been watching the ongoing drama about the homeless here in Roswell and I am appalled! Three times a good location for a temporary site for...

Chance to give back to Johnny Gonzales

Most people are unaware that this community lost a very generous man that dedicated his life to giving people help in so many different...

Have a healthy attitude on money

There are people today who wish to push this country toward socialism and even communism. Why do people line up at U.S. embassies rather than...

Demand Congress vote on HR4670

When the president speaks, he thinks aloud and goes all over the place. Haters don’t listen to him and his detractors disparage his way...

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...

Most past presidents believe like Vought

We heard some interesting dialogue in the confirmation hearing of Russell Vought, the nominee for deputy director of the White House Office of Management...

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...

Considerations for choosing life

The Aug. 1 edition of the RDR had an article telling how a TV series about teen suicide may have triggered some web searches...

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...

Thanks to all for Reformation event

Sunday, Oct. 29, was a big day for Christians throughout the world as we commemorated 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses...

Tesla said free energy for all

Regarding Mr. Martin Kral and Ms. Melanie Deason — Mr. Kral seems to think that nuclear energy is the answer to all our energy...

Letter writer: Freedom of press depends on truth

In response to Ms. Beck’s column of Aug. 16: I commend her praise for journalism, which demands a free press. But it also demands...

Mayor should hire from his own town

Why does the mayor go to other states to get an agency to hire a city manager? Roswell has very qualified people to fill...

Put yourself in the shoes of those seeking US help

What would Jesus want? Or say? I believe he already told us what He wants. Remember what He said: “When I was hungry, you...

Why do smaller schools outperform?

It seems a four-year high school graduation goal is elusive in Roswell. The statistics reported in the RDR recently are alternately shocking and amazing, especially following...

UFO Festival a success thanks to many people

On behalf of MainStreet Roswell, I would like to thank all those involved in helping make the 2017 UFO Festival such an amazing event....

What is the right solution to climate change?

In my last letter, I offered one solution for climate change — adapt the physical infrastructure. Infrastructure is not just about roads and bridges but...

Thanks for successful Camp Invention

Camp Invention was a huge success this year. The camp was at full capacity with 120 students in attendance, double last year’s number. The...

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...

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