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Overwhelmingly, Muslims not terrorists

January 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Fear has become the order of the day. Horror stories of ISIS, Al Qaeda, Boko Horam, and the Taliban show us that people far away hate us and wish us harm. We want to be safe and secure, to know whom our neighbor is; we wonder if we just can’t take risks anymore. Many fear [&hellip...

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State rep allows division of people

January 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It was depressing to read in the lead article of your Jan. 19 issue that state Rep. Espinoza is a co-sponsor of a bill that would make discrimination against gay and lesbian residents of our state legal. The effort to allow Christians to use the First...

‘Land of the fee, home of behave’

January 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In a letter (published Jan. 27) by Charles A. Berry, he writes, “This letter is to ask whether or not I have a misconception regarding driver’s licenses. My understanding has been that driver’s licenses were to ensure that drivers met the basic...

Religious freedom being redefined

January 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Jan. 16 was Religious Freedom Day. There is barely any mention of, let alone observance of the special day. It was enacted by Congress in 1992 and is recognized every Jan. 16 by an annual presidential proclamation. It is important to be informed about the...

Driver’s license misconception

January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is to ask whether or not I have a misconception regarding driver’s licenses. My understanding has been that driver’s licenses were to ensure that drivers met the basic requirements of age, knowledge of the rules of the road, minimal ability to...

Prepare for the next emergency

January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I appreciated the letter from Nancy Wigley regarding being good neighbors during Storm Goliath. I would like to add a few comments of my own. Regarding people complaining about the lack of snowplows and graders; storms of that size come around few and far...

Physician shortage Roswell’s problem

January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am writing this letter in response to an article, which appeared on the front page of the Jan. 22 edition of the Roswell Daily Record. The article was regarding senior care concerns, which were raised at a Commission on Aging meeting. There was a complaint...

Drop in crime a step forward

January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Wow! Violent crime down 13 percent (RDR, Dec. 21). Kudos are due Mayor Dennis Kintigh who campaigned on a “Safe and Clean City” in our last election and has been leading the charge to make that happen. Also, City Manager Steve Polasek and especially...

Thanks for care and the concern

January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am home now and am physically unable to write, but I wanted you to know how much it meant to receive your calls, cards and flowers during my recent convalescence. I would like to list all the names here, but I know I would forget someone. I would also like...

Thanks to captain for resolving issue

January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to publicly thank Capt. Lance Bateman, district commander for New Mexico State Police, for helping me resolve an issue that was out of his district. He took time out of his busy schedule to help me resolve the issue, and he did it with a smile on...