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  • Edward “Eddie” Valenzuela III

    April 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Eddie Valenzuela passed away April 1, 2016 in his home, surrounded by friends and family. Eddie was born July, 30 1966 in Alpine, Texas. He was a lifelong resident of Roswell, and graduated from Roswell High in 1984. He worked for the City of Roswell for 17...

  • The mindset of a successful entrepreneur

    April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?’...

  • Generic---Crime---Neighborhood---Watch

    Time to get Neighborhood Watch off high-center

    April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    By Steve Wolfe Many years ago, I learned that you cannot sell much of anything just sitting behind a desk! This column today is part of my effort to get out from that desk in an active selling mode. I am, frankly, concerned about our neighborhoods in Roswell....

  • One side not news, it’s propaganda

    April 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read with some interest the letter of Larry and Joyce Newsom in the RDR. I must say I disagree with almost everything they wrote. I believe a newspaper should be impartial in reporting. If only one side is shown that is not news, it is propaganda. For...

  • Keep women’s health care available

    April 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing in response to the article in the Roswell Daily Record on Thursday, March 31, “GOP silent as Trump sounds off on abortion.” In the interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Mr. Trump spoke about banning abortions in the United States. He then...

  • CASA provides critical advocacy

    April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Last week, we got to meet Ben, the latest “volunteer” with our local Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, program. A chocolate lab by birth and disposition, Ben’s the canine version of a therapist for children who have been thrust into the...

  • Fatal shooting exposes newspapers’ role

    April 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    One of the roles of a newspaper is to serve as a watchdog for the public’s interest. That’s especially true for police actions. Such an obligation came into play once again following a police action that took place two weeks ago at a home along Aspen...

  • pool crack

    Committees vote to close Cahoon pool

    April 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Closure to be considered at full City Council meeting April 14 City councilors attending public committee meetings Friday morning voted unanimously to adopt a resolution to close the popular but aging Cahoon Park Pool. The matter now will be considered by the...

  • Roswell Symphony

    Getting ‘stringed along’ with the RSO

    April 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Maestro John Farrer, right, points out the differences between a violin and a viola during the Young Person’s Concert at Pearson Auditorium Friday on the campus of New Mexico Military Institute. Sponsored by the Roswell Symphony Orchestra, the annual event...

  • Economic District

    Economic District says area did well in state funding

    April 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hubert Quintana, left, of the Southeastern New Mexico Economic Development District talked about capital project funding at the Friday meeting of the group’s board of directors. Seated to his right is Dave Venable, mayor of Cloudcroft and board vice...