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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...

Tribute to SPS is much appreciated

On behalf of the employees and retirees of Southwestern Public Service Company and Xcel Energy, I want to thank the Historical Society for Southeast...

Auto workers use power unreasonably

On Labor Day weekend, many Americans celebrated the contributions that unions like the United Auto Workers (UAW) have made to the workplace. As a...

Lawmakers should focus on other issues

I just read your latest article in the Roswell Daily Record and, as you know, I just had to comment. It isn’t that consumers don’t...

Move monuments to memorial parks

In this letter, I take the opportunity to express my view as to the purpose of the monuments to the Southern cause. It is...

Remove financial incentives for cartel

This is crazy! Our southern border is one of the most secure in the world, yet Donald Trump is threatening to shut down our...

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...

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,...

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...

Removing symbols is denying history

I also am white and yet I do not believe in “a broader view of the Civil War.” The states’ rights they fought for were...

Social media not same as local papers

Having recently attended the city of Roswell focus discussions on our homeless and animal control situations, there are a few things that I think...

Share in indignation over sentencing

Who could not share Roberta B. Gambill's indignation and disdain for the light sentencing imposed by magistrate court Judge K.C. Rogers on a 28...

Mackey best suited for city council

Today, Roswell City Councilor Natasha Mackey announced her candidacy for mayor in 2018. Ms. Mackey, as reported in the Roswell Daily Record, would be Roswell’s...

Gratitude shown to local hospital

I just felt that the people of Roswell need to know how lucky we are to have EMTs who are so kind and gentle...

Zoo needs sanctuary level upgrade

Last February, I was requested by the PETA Foundation to assess the living conditions of black bears Ursula and Sierra and mountain lions Bret...

Judge needs to explain sentence

This letter is regarding RDR’s article on Aug. 18, wherein Enrico Amaya, the local man who, with a woman friend, on multiple occasions, chased...

Celebrity should visit our zoo

This letter is in reply to “Actress pleads for city to release zoo’s bears,” by Jeff Tucker, in the Aug. 16 edition of the...

National Guard reunion a success

About myself. I was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, and first enlisted in the HQ and HQ Battery 200th Arty Group. I served...

City councilors must be accountable

There are some things just too good to pass up. Some members of the Roswell City Council have found this to be a “must-follow rule.”...

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...

Thanks for a successful conference

WESST held its second annual Go Latinas Conference Aug. 12. Thank you to all who made it a successful event to reach over 75...

Keep Roswell Beautiful is alive

This is in response to September Bosch’s letter in the Sunday edition of the newspaper regarding her concern about “Where is Keep Roswell Beautiful?” Keep...

All animals have rights

In regards to Mr. Russell Scott’s letter in the Aug. 17 edition of the RDR, I usually agree with him, but not in this...

City could look much better

This is in reference to Mr. Jose Jimenez’s article in the Aug. 12 paper and I have to say, I agree! My husband takes our...

Living in an Orwellian world

I believe the taking down of the Confederate monuments is equivalent to a Nazi book burning or Krystallnacht. It reminds me of the Martin Neimoller...

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...

Life requires radiation

In my last letter, I mentioned the financial benefits of storing radioactive materials to the state of New Mexico. Without a doubt, WIPP has been...

Nazi protesters disrespect soldiers

I don’t know how Donald Trump really feels about the white supremacist segment of our population as his message seems to change on a...

Actress should not criticize our zoo

I would like to compliment the Roswell Daily Record on the new format that you were using on your Wednesday edition. I particularly enjoyed...

Speak up to stop hate

Thank you, Roswell Indivisible, for your show of support for the victims and people of Charlottesville at Monday night’s vigil. Full disclosure: I am...

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