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Toward improved welfare for animals

March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Most Americans are disconnected from the hard work on the farm. March 15 is National Agriculture Day, so there’s no better day to thank America’s hardworking farmers and ranchers for a fridge full of food. Although farmers make up only 2 percent of the U.S. population, they still manage to raise about 262 percent more [&hellip...

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Election of 2000 led to bigger issues

March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am so tired of all the nauseating presidential campaign coverage. I don’t believe we can trust the biased garbage we get every day. Remember the 2000 presidential race in which Al Gore was made to look like a stuffy buffoon and Dubya was made to look...

On Record bias and shelter issues

March 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding the letter to editor Feb. 23, titled “Publisher addressed as liberal minded” As I read the letter submitted by Larry and Joyce Newman about the current mindset of your newspaper, I must wholeheartedly agree with them. Your cheap shot...

Choose candidates without prejudices

March 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In recent weeks, we have been hearing interesting comments from some female politicians. Madeleine Albright, the secretary of state under President Clinton, spoke on behalf of Hillary Clinton, “There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help...

Landmark naming trend should continue

March 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Concerning the recent naming controversy, while I appreciate the accomplishments of César Chávez and Dr. Martin Luther King, I submit the following: In Roswell, we don’t have Jefferson, Lincoln, Kennedy or Truman as landmark names, rather, it seems we...

Let’s welcome refugees of war

March 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The war in Syria has killed thousands of civilians and displaced millions. The images of families with small children walking out of their country in hopes of finding a safe place to live are heartbreaking. They have had problems entering or passing through...

Christian nation going down tubes

March 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

God is merciful. When Jesus hung on the cross, a criminal crucified beside him said he deserved his punishment. The man repented and joined Jesus in paradise. The other revolutionary said, “Are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us.” The thief...

Traveler thanks those who helped at airport

March 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

My trip was compromised by my left knee joint not working correctly (osteoarthritis of the knee) and using a cane to get around safely. American Airlines were very helpful with wheelchair access and buggy rides, but once “wheels down” in Roswell, you are...

Please, no stucco rebuilding downtown

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Winter Storm Goliath was a historic event in Roswell. The epic storm blessed our pastures with moisture, severely tested our roofs and shovels, the city survived the challenge as always, as is our defining character. Character counts in Roswell. Some of our...

Rec center makes successful move

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for its recent support of the transition of the Yucca Recreation Center to the Roswell Adult Center. The success of the move was based on teamwork by the entire Parks & Recreation Department...