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What’s wrong in U.S. is wealth inequity

December 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Did you know that the richest 62 people have more money than the poorest 3.6 billion people on earth? No? Wonder why? Seems pretty newsworthy to me. Take a moment to try and visualize that. Imagine 62 dots on one side of the page, and 3.7 billion dots on the other, then remind yourself that [&hellip...

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City should hire dedicated inspector

December 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The city officials are going to ask us to approve millions of dollars to build a recreational facility to replace Yucca and Cahoon Park Pool. Many agree that the youth need to have a safe environment in which to focus their energy. I urge citizens to consider...

Child welfare system needs a big fix

December 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am pleased that your article, “ENMU-R students give up Saturdays to volunteer,” recognized the public service of the ENMU-R interpersonal communications class and that my lovely youngest granddaughter was pictured front and center in the group. I am...

Do your research before you donate

December 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As we embrace the holiday spirit, many Americans will be looking to make a year-end donation to a worthy charity. But we should be careful of some household names in the nonprofit world that have a history of being grinches. Many Americans saw the news...

Enemy not done after all

December 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently, I stated that the foe was vanquished. Geez, was I wrong! The Marxist Hillary supporters are out in full force. It is reminiscent of the Japanese warrior isolated on a Pacific island who did not get the memo that the emperor surrendered. MSLSD’s...

Trump moving forward despite the Democrats

December 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Obama mocked, what is Trump going to do, wave a magic wand to keep Carrier from moving its jobs to Mexico, and 60 days before taking the president’s place, Trump did — and a thousand families will celebrate Christmas with grateful hearts. The...

Light parade owed to many

December 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

MainStreet Roswell would like to thank everyone who made the 2016 Electric Light Parade possible. We would like to thank Holly Carter (and her dog Lucky), for driving Mr. and Mrs. Santa in the parade for all these many years, the city of Roswell Parks and...

Send cards for the children

December 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Assurance Home is a residential program for homeless and “at-risk” adolescent children and the James Ranch Youth Shelter is a temporary residential program for youth in crisis. This year, we will celebrate our 38th Christmas. We would like to ask your...

Didn’t receive severances

December 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A Nov. 20 letter to the editor from Arville Sullins put forth some monetary amounts it appears the writer erroneously believed were paid to former city manager Steve Polasek and former director of administrative services Jonathan Phillips. The letter seems to...

Make license tags that last

December 6, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have been using the same car for almost 15 years. The license plate is “defaced” in that the reflective paint has virtually worn off. It is “defaced,” as Oren Peterson’s letter in the paper described. A police officer said I should replace the...