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Letter: Election season brings ‘constant playground squabbling’

The front page article in the Roswell Daily Record Jan. 28 goes on at length about who supported Donald Trump when. Who cares? It...

Letter: ‘Shall not be infringed’ — the wording is clear

The Democratic Party passed Jim Crow laws after the Civil War. These laws were designed to criminalize constitutionally protected behaviors, attitudes and beliefs. Jim...

Letter: ‘Red flag’ laws are not what you think

On the surface the idea of red flag laws, now called extreme risk protection orders, sound good, but the devil is in the details....

Letter: Beyond decommissioning a nuclear power plant

All power plants, coal, gas and nuclear, have a finite life beyond which it is not economically feasible to operate them. Generally speaking, early...

Letter: Another example of ‘our tax dollars at work’

The city of Roswell is attempting to override the rights of its constituents by rezoning the Avamere building on North Kentucky to a commercial...

Letter: Roswell can ‘be a better city than this’

In the Jan. 24 edition of the Roswell Daily Record Mayor Kintigh called our December crime statistics “disappointing” and “distressing,” as he well should...

Letter: Whether you’re voting yes or no, you should vote

Having over the last 13 years attended probably a majority of committee and city council meetings I have developed very strong opinions based on...

Giving voice to the youth of Roswell

Several years ago, we came up with the idea of giving a voice to the young people of Roswell by creating a column written...

Letter: Thanks for participating in Operation Christmas Child

I am writing to thank Roswell residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. Because of the...

Letter: Proposed ‘red flag’ law seems perfectly sensible

I’m unsure why so many are up in arms about the proposed red flag law. To me it’s a perfectly sensible law designed with public...

Letter: Thoughts are with Lubbock police, fire departments

This weekend a tragic accident in West Texas claimed the lives of two first responders and severely injured a third. A Lubbock Police Department...

Letter: Opposition to Senate Bill 5 is misplaced

Local legislators, and especially our elected sheriff, should know that many of us support legislation allowing a court to remove guns from a person...

Letter: From the Bible, a little ‘food for thought’

More and more often we are seeing disasters such as fires, tornadoes, volcano eruptions, earthquakes, shootings and mass killings. I believe we, the people of...

Letter: On energy policy, let’s avoid a NM boondoggle

It is a new year and the State of New Mexico needs to make some serious decisions about how they want to proceed with...

Letter: Will Democrats be united by a surprise entrant?

The column by Jackie Gingrich Cushman in the Jan. 4 Roswell Daily Record had an interesting postulation to determine the Democrat nominee for president....

Letter: Grant helped position Roswell for future success

Having served with Caleb Grant for the last two years on the Roswell City Council, I wanted to say what an amazing job he...

Letter: Thanks for helping keep kids, families healthy

Healthy Kids Healthy Communities — a New Mexico Department of Health program to improve children’s health — is grateful to everyone at the Eastern...

Letter: Thanks for the kindness shown this season

I would appreciate it if you would print this letter in the “Letters to the Editor” section of the paper in order to let...

Letter: Most people don’t understand nuclear energy

I have been following the nuclear energy industry over the last 10 years and have narrowed my scope to just three scenarios. The first...

Letter: No better time to ask for forgiveness

At this time of year, we remember how Jesus Christ became a man and took our sins upon Himself. By dying on the cross,...

Thank you from Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show

What a success! The 39th Annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show ended in grand fashion, allowing us to make $8,000 in contributions to the youth...

Letter: Not all degrees deliver the same earning potential

The guest editorial in the Nov. 28 Daily Record concerning college costs laments the skyrocketing cost of a college education. It tells us the...

Letter: Closing San Juan Power Station

After reading the Associated Press article in Friday’s Daily Record about the closing of San Juan Power Station, the numbers referenced did not add...

The storm that has your number

Each year, when the first round of truly wintry weather arrives, I think back to a desert I decided to drive across years ago,...

Letter writer ponders GOP’s ‘bad luck’

In watching the Trump impeachment hearing I started thinking about all the bad luck the Republicans have had with their elected representatives over the...

Letter: Poe Corn tourney needs sponsorships

The Sunrise Optimist Poe Corn Basketball Tournament is the longest-running basketball tournament in the state. The tournament was adopted by the Sunrise Optimist Club...

Letter: Stop drilling holes in the boat

Recently the Roswell Daily Record carried (an Associated Press) story on the front page about a congressional delegation who are looking for ways to...

Letter: Running for president sounds like fun

Roswell resident Rick Kraft, while visiting the New Hampshire State House, learned that filing to get on the ballot for president of the United...

Letter: Man’s governments cannot overcome all problems

While watching Greta Thunberg and other students express concern, worry and anger over climate change and what it is doing to the earth and...

Civic engagement, great HS football

Local attorney Rick Kraft last week filed paperwork to appear on the ballot in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, telling the Roswell Daily Record,...

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