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Mail deliveries coming too late

My wife and I lived in northwest Roswell for about 15 years. During that time, mail deliveries were fairly much on a regular basis,...

On mass murders and the legal system 

How is it that the homicidal Florida school shooter managed to avoid the death penalty by admitting that he murdered 17 people? What kind...

Hypothetical skit exposes risk to kids

Mark was driving south on Lea Street from College. He’d just fought with his wife and wasn’t paying attention to his driving. Tina was playing...

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...

Local veteran comments on recent ad

Friday, Oct. 26th’s newspaper, page A-8 contained an advertisement headed “Mid-term elections, - know the facts!” It represented the political views and fears of...

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: Support of Strategic Water Reserve appreciated

Kudos to Rep. Phelps Anderson for his work this past legislative session to restore funding to the Strategic Water Reserve, an innovative water management...

Letter: The search for truth does not come easily

Having watched politics for over 60 years, I see new criteria for being elected to government office that can be best defined as diversity...

Letter: Orchestra adds to ‘quality of life’ in Roswell

Jim Manatt, president, Roswell Symphony Orchestra, his board of directors and staff are all to be congratulated on an outstanding performance Saturday night at...

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: An illustration of God’s love

On Judgment Day, there may well be a man who, in his lifetime, committed more good deeds and fewer bad deeds than another. It...

Letter: Appreciating the system’s checks and balances

Rahm Emanuel, former mayor of Chicago, has been quoted, “Don’t let a crisis go to waste.” It seems that U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)...

Letter: Helping out with the coin shortage

Coin circulation has been curtailed by the COVID-19 virus. Those of us who have a bowl, drawer or dresser top collecting our change could...

How a rock star facilitated the disclosure of the Department of...

The U.S. government has not acknowledged that it has investigated a UFO case and have been unable to identify it since 1969 when they...

Smokey and the wildland/urban interface

A marketing campaign considered by many the most successful in the history of advertising will celebrate a significant milestone next year, and in doing...

Adjusting to the coronavirus

Some businesses, institutions and individuals around Roswell are going through a difficult time as we all react and adjust to concerns over spread of...

Constitution guarantees we have the same rights

I love it when I hear a liberal quote the Constitution, as John Grogan did Wednesday morning in his letter titled, “Trump’s policies will...

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...

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 vs. renewable energy

Larry, did you know, nuclear power has the lowest death rates per terawatt-hour of any form of mass energy production in history, including hydroelectric,...

Moran should rethink his choices

Before the sun had even risen on Tuesday, our very well-trained and well-loved family dog, as usual, bolted out the front door and raced...

Christmas cards for at-risk children

Each year for the past 39 years, I have asked those of you who send out Christmas Cards to please remember the young people...

How would writer feel about lost pecans?

Karl Holmgren wrote a letter to the editor detailing his grievances with NMMI’s Duty-Honor-Achievement triplet along with his concern of a man who was...

Letters spur response on rights, freedoms

I read the letters of Mr. Dawe and Mr. Rivera in the RDR and have only this to say. Every right, privilege and freedom we...

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...

Organizers: Art and Craft Show a resounding success

The 38th Annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show was a resounding success, allowing us to make major contributions to benefit the youth of...

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: Is legalizing recreational marijuana worth it?

Coming from a background of many personal challenges, obstacles and unstable life situations I have an understanding of other young kids who may struggle...

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