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Area blessed with ample water supply

February 12, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

One of this area’s greatest natural resources is its water. It may not taste the best, but it’s more than we need — and that’s something most New Mexico communities don’t have. Water is a perpetual issue in many areas of our state, but not here. A groundwater supply that generally spans the area from [&hellip...

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Name center after Johnny Gonzales

February 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I saw in the paper a piece on another of Johnny Gonzales’ projects and immediately it solved the naming or renaming of various things for me. Let us rename the Yucca Center for Johnny and stop the quibbling about MLK Jr and Cesar Chavez. Johnny is our own...

Welfare office wrong to encourage voting

February 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I find it inappropriate for the welfare department to launch a propaganda message directed toward its clients. I recently heard a radio ad from Income Support Services of New Mexico Human Services Department encouraging one to vote. This ad presents an undue...

Thanks for team effort on forum

February 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On behalf of the Leadership Roswell Alumni Association (LRAA), I would like to thank all city council and municipal judge candidates who participated in the candidate forum on Feb. 8. This was the 33rd forum sponsored by LRAA and we were honored to continue...

Who’s right, who’s wrong does matter

February 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In your Jan. 30 editorial, you stated “who was right and who was wrong barely matters anymore” and the struggle between NMMI and the NMMI Alumni Association needs to be ended. Who was wrong does indeed matter, and is the central theme in the...

Deficit, national debt to soar

February 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News The omnibus budget deal and accompanying tax breaks for businesses and individuals that Congress agreed to in December will put a greater strain on the national debt, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) latest...

Grateful to hospital, friends and relatives

February 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I fell and injured my shoulder. I went to the emergency room at the Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, and I’d like to thank Jesse and John and Dr. Andrew Gross for providing me with good care while I was there. I’d also like to thank Dr. Earl Latimer who...

Charter schools show greater successes

February 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On Jan. 19, the RDR reprinted an Associated Press article by Morgan Lee stating that that New Mexico charter schools are more expensive than our traditional public schools while only producing similar academic results. The article did not back up its...

Rescue a pet, save a life, bring joy to your own life

February 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Most everyone has that special animal that’s somehow managed to worm its way into their hearts and homes. American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals — whether it’s a dog, cat, horse, snake, hamster or rat, domesticated animals have always...

NFL’s deep pockets like those of tobacco industry

February 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

A history professor at Purdue University once told us the phenomenon of history repeating itself might be a helpful learning tool for anyone looking to invade the Russian front in the summertime, but had little value otherwise. Twenty years later, I feel as...