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Finding the air center’s best path forward

It’s almost impossible to walk across the tarmac of the Roswell International Air Center without imagining the possibilities, the potential that exists there to...

Letter: ‘Sweeping accusations’ must be backed up by events, sources

John Grogan’s letter of Jan. 30 continues making sweeping accusations of President Trump’s alleged xenophobia. He stated, “The focal point of the Trump campaign...

Letter: Senior citizens should be treated with respect

In reference to the article in the Wednesday, Jan. 30 Daily Record titled “Curlers, canes and walkers, oh my!” I found myself wondering why...

Letter: Oppose bill on legislators’ pension benefits

Senator Stuart Ingle has proposed a bill, SB 307, that would increase legislators’ pension benefits and also increase their contribution to their PERA (Public...

Letter: Technology must improve for same-day registration

Ms. Wells: Neither I, nor any representative here in Santa Fe, wants to stop, deter or prevent people who are qualified electors from voting....

Letter: Legislature should encourage full election participation

(Last) week in the Legislature (was) highlighted by Republican efforts to oppose same-day voter registration, HB-86, which would allow voters to register and vote...

Letter: Same-day voter registration would increase turn-out

Why would elected officials want to stop people from voting? In (the Feb. 2) RDR the lead story is that Rep. Greg Nibert and...

Letter: Go along to get along

This world of ‘go along to get along’ mentality, that is, to conform to general expectations so as not to disrupt or endanger one’s...

Letter: Encourage lawmakers to reject ‘culture of death’

Devout Catholics believe in the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Other Catholics embrace separation of church and state which promotes a culture...

Letter: Don’t waste money on failed policies of past

Throughout history immigrants have proven to be one of our many assets in making the USA the greatest nation on Earth. The focal point...

Letter: NM may follow in “sanctuary” footsteps of California

For those of you that are not aware, there are two bills currently in front of the New Mexico Legislature, the purpose of which...

Letter: Letter writer calls for specifics

John Grogan’s letter of Jan. 22 tells us “I would offer numerous comments made by Trump himself” as evidence of President Trump’s xenophobia. Yet...

Roswell’s mysteries promoted by documentary

Not everyone who finds themselves drawn to UFO-related subjects believes, unequivocally, that extraterrestrial life exists. For one’s interest to be piqued, all that’s really...

Letter: Public must get the attention of lock-step partisans

When we, the public, elect representatives and senators, we expect statesmen, not lock-step partisans. Differences in opinions are inherent in different people, so diversified...

Letter: Demand fix for immigration system, not a wall

In reply to Ralph Rivera’s request for proof of Trump’s xenophobia I would offer numerous comments made by Trump himself. Actually, I would have...

Letter: Will New Mexico be another Wacky-fornia?

I for one find it distressing to hear that both the House and Senate in Santa Fe are proposing sanctuary status for the state...

Letter: Let’s have an honest conversation about immigration

In his letter saying there’s no need for a wall on our southern border, the writer called President Trump a xenophobe and a fascist...

Letter: New energy policy will ‘spite the hand that feeds’ state

Governor’s State of the State for Energy 2019: “And I will direct each state agency to participate in developing a comprehensive climate plan for...

Letter: ‘Wall’ would have same shortcomings as existing fence

In a previous letter I identified Donald Trump’s mental deficiencies as personality disorders. After reading Mr. Burleson’s letter in the Tuesday edition of the...

Letter: “Walls” between views on used nuclear fuel storage

Twenty-nineteen is a brand new year with all the same old problems of 2018, but appears to be on an even more decisive path....

Letter: Oceanfront property is in Kansas, and it’s cheap

A recent letter writer’s remarks (Jan. 12) to the effect that Trump’s desire for border security amounts to “personality disorders” and will lead to...

Windfall presents its own challenges

Discussions about how government can and should work for the people, who alternately benefit from its machinery and find themselves at its mercy, almost...

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...

Letter: 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...

Letter: Building a wall like locking your doors at night

I have one question for those who are opposed to strengthening our border wall: Do you lock your doors at night? It makes clear...

Letter writer: Time to get this wall built

Congress passed the Secure Fence Act with overwhelming bipartisan majorities. Democrats and Republicans promised to build seven hundred miles of fence along our southern...

Some history that won’t be lost

History can be easily lost. It happens all the time, for all sorts of reasons. Nature overtakes a structure that decades or centuries ago...

Letter writer: Trump should have hired Hillary

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, former campaign advisor and former deputy campaign chairman have pled guilty or been convicted of a crime since...

Voters: Avoid propaganda, do your own research

A prominent New York editorialist gave a scathing assessment calling the president an accident of history. (To) the press, and to much of the...

Christmas Concert another moment for orchestra to shine

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra entertained many people at their annual Christmas Concert (Dec. 9). The music which was played was certainly a great kick-off...

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