Will your vote make a difference?

August 11, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: A vote for Obama or Romney is a vote for Goldman Sachs. How’s that working out for you America? Choosing between Obama and Romney is like choosing between the frying pan and the fire. Although they disagree on some social issues, Romney and Obama are pretty much the same on many key economic [&hellip...

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Camp Mary White’s anniversary

August 10, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: The Friends of Camp Mary White want to thank all area persons who experienced the magical celebration of the 85th birthday of Camp Mary White on July 21 in the Sacramento Mountains, near Weed. Our open house with the reunion of former staff,...

Going door-to-door

July 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: A few years ago the television news showed couples walking door-to-door in Iowa. They were not Jehovah’s Witnesses. They were campaign workers for the Democratic presidential candidates. I use the example of these people to show why Jehovah’s...

Support for Obamacare

July 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Dear Ms. Lehman, your initiative to purchase supplemental health insurance to your Medicare is commendable. In your letter, you describe how you applied for Medicaid to make up the 20 percent not covered by Medicare, but were rejected because you...

Stop glorifying Billy the Kid

July 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Each year Lincoln County stages “The Last Escape of Billy the Kid” pageant. Pageant: “An outdoor drama celebrating a historical event” — like the “outlaw” Billy the Kid, murdering jailer James Bell and Deputy Sheriff Bob Olinger...

Dinner for veterans appreciated

July 20, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: On behalf of our veterans and their families, I want to thank Pastor Troy Smothermon of Church on the Move for a wonderful and delicious dinner Saturday, June 30. The entertainment and the Bob Hope impersonator and the all American Band (church...

Alien Chase support appreciated

July 15, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I want to thank the 500 runners and walkers who made this year’s Alien Chase one of the largest and most successful in the 18 years since the inaugural event in 1995. In addition, the sponsorship of Lovelace Regional Hospital was instrumental...

Pearce’s efforts supported

July 12, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I always get a grin reading Ellen Wedum’s perceptions of what really happens in the world. Her recent Little Bear fire letter was no exception. Her expertise on the subject is doubtful beginning with firefighters cutting down “300-foot-tall...

Foreign perspective on Obamacare

July 8, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I find it interesting that boosters of the socialist health tax reference the European health care system as a model worth replication in our country. Would you recommend a restaurant that you never ate a meal in; a hotel where you never spent a...

Pearce wrong about fire efforts

July 4, 2012 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: There’s a lot of misinformation being spread about the initial efforts to contain the Little Bear fire. I have pieced this account together mostly from the online log available on the USFS website (