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  • Thorium and the molten salt ‘nuclear’ reactor

    May 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Most people know what uranium is, but very few people know what thorium is. I have written about thorium several times in the past and about how China and India have invested substantial effort into developing thorium as a nuclear fuel to generate electricity...

  • ‘It’s almost too much to take in our tiny little town’

    May 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Taos News TAOS — Nerves have been rattled in the Taos area in recent days. And for good reason. The unease really began across the entire state less than two weeks ago. That’s when Tom Begaye was charged with murder and kidnapping in connection with...

  • ‘Knuckle-dragging neighbor’ inaccurate

    May 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing in regards to Mr. Ralph Rivera’s letter, which appeared in your May 13 issue. I am especially offended by his characterization of Democrats as a “coalition of self-serving women who want abortions, and homosexuals who want to marry and those...

  • Can’t ignore the God revealed in the Bible

    May 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    At the risk of sounding like a broken record, I must answer the column of April 28 (by Lisa Dunlap), “Coming back to a changed … world.” The writer told of talking with some LGBT youth and how one of them “… spoke eloquently about the courage...

  • Lana B. Stevenson

    May 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lana B. Stevenson, 65, Of Canyon, Texas, Died May 16, 2016 in Canyon. Memorial services will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 18 at the Church of Christ in Happy with Loran Harper, minister of Comanche Trails Church of Christ, officiating. Graveside services will...

  • Larry Duane Shepard

    May 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    GREAT FALLS – In loving memory of Larry Duane Shepard. Sunrise November 1, 1955 – Sunset April 30, 2016. Larry passed away peacefully at home with his family. He was born to the late Ruth B. Crosby-Morgan and Quincy D. Shepard in Roswell, NM. He...

  • Theodore “Ted” D. Jones September 27, 1936-May 14, 2016

    May 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Theodore “Ted” D. Jones, age 79, passed away on May 14, 2016 at the Pikes Peak Hospice Residence in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He had retired from the United States Navy after more than twenty years of service and was a diesel mechanic. Theodore Douglas...

  • Burris

    Burris: New teacher evals have been challenging

    May 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    RISD superintendent also says he’s OK with gay-straight student alliances Tom Burris, right, superintendent of the Roswell Independent School District, meets with Daily Record staff Wednesday for the first of a series of monthly forums with the newspaper....

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    Graduation keynote speaker: NMMI creates leaders with character

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above:Commencement takes place Saturday for about 60 NMMI high school graduates (Submitted Photo.). For a full story on NMMI’s graduation ceremonies check out your Roswell Daily Record. Below:U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D....

  • Lawrence

    Lawrence Bros. to close for conversion

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted The Lawrence Bros. grocery store in Roswell will be closed beginning Monday to complete the conversion to United Supermarkets and upgrade of the store, as a result of the recent acquisition. To ensure guests have an opportunity to purchase the...