Author archives: - RDR

  • Danny Ray Vick

    December 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services were held on Dec. 21 for Danny Ray Vick, 33, who passed away December 15, 2016 in Roswell, ...

  • taxtime

    IRS face-to-face help now by appointment

    December 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As the tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that an appointment is required for in-person tax help at all IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers. IRS TACs continue to be a vital part of the service IRS provides when a tax...

  • Kimi no Na wa, the Tohoku Tsunami, and Christmas 

    December 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As I once again find myself in the comforts of home and movie watching after a brutal week of finals, I cannot help but pose the following query. Which new film has now earned more than $170 million worldwide, received critical claim, and will probably...

  • jrsrcook

    Dorothy Cook turns 100

    December 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dorothy Jane (Strong) Cook Dorothy Jane (Strong) Cook will be celebrating her 100th birthday on Dec. 25 She was born in Wellington, Texas, to a mother and father who were early settlers in Texas. She often told her family about her grandmother being the owner...

  • generic-newsbriefs

    St. Andrew’s adds yoga classes, changes class times

    December 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Yoga at St. Andrew’s will continue in 2017 with additional class times available. Yoga for Kids (ages 6-12) will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Yoga for Teens (13 and older) at 4 p.m. on Thursdays. Yoga for Absolute Beginners (adults) will move to 5:30...

  • An encouraging moment in NM

    December 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Many New Mexicans may not be aware of an incident in Albuquerque a few weeks ago, only briefly reported, about a (presumably Muslim) woman wearing a hijab (scarf) in a Smith’s supermarket, who was verbally assaulted by a hysterical woman telling her to go...

  • Secularism is its own religion

    December 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read in the paper where Belen and several other small towns across the country are refusing to take down their nativity scenes despite legal threats. I say good for them. As the mayor of Belen states, “The nativity scene not only represents the history of...

  • Anxiety disorders are tougher than one might think

    December 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Anxiety disorders aren’t real! People with mental illnesses are just looking for attention. As I sit here, typing away at my keyboard, trying to distract myself from the severe anxiety attack I had only minutes ago, I find those sentences very hard to...

  • cirque1

    Cirque du Soleil brings show to NM

    December 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: A depiction of a cricket from Cirque du Soleil’s show, “OVO.” (Submitted Image) Below: An image from Cirque du Soleil’s show “OVO.” (Submitted Photo) With the holidays upon us and New Mexicans searching for last-minute gifts, the...

  • Public Records

    December 21, 2016 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Marriage Licenses Nov. 1 Jeremy E. Earle, and Emily Ann Savoie Dylan M. Morgan, and Shady R. Rodriguez Nov. 2 Paul Phillip Vega, and Carissa J. Mestas Nov. 7 Christopher J. Salinas, and Cassandra M. Sambrano Gabriel Estrada-Villalobos, and Cassandra Lozano...