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Advice for country and new president

November 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

At long last, the election is over. Only rarely have I voted for the best candidate; I usually voted against the worst candidate. This recent election was definitely a choice between the lesser of two evils. We were saved from a third Obama term. Now that the incessant campaigning is over, we must keep up [&hellip...

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Vehicle Department’s clerks seem rigid

November 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On, Nov. 14, my wife went to renew her license. Unfortunately the new ID law had gone into effect that day, and after being given a copy of the new requirements, she came home to gather the necessary documents. Therein lies the tale. When she returned the...

Good riddance Marita Noon

November 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Our region’s local petroleum propagandist, Marita Noon, signed off recently with her last column. With Trump’s election, she considers her work done. Most people probably don’t know who I’m talking about, since her readership consisted mostly of old,...

Architect proposes compromise for city

November 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In a recent front-page headline, it was stated that an $18 million recreation center and pool project was being discussed by the city. The project includes a $9 million plus recreation center and a $7 million pool. In attending one of the recent public...

Superintendent interview missed important issue

November 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The school superintendent interview in the recent Sunday paper was pretty interesting, and we hope it continues as does the monthly interview with the mayor. Both individuals deal with similar sized budgets and issues, though the superintendent deals with...

No way to run city or a train

November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Because of the sweetheart contracts the Keller boys had with the city, Mr. Polasek received six months severance pay and Mr. Phillips received three months severance pay — so the city now has two ex-city managers and one interim city manager on the books....

City’s upkeep severely lacking

November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding Cahoon Pool, it is a shame that the city decided to shut down the pool with little or no input from the people, leaving no public pool in the center of town for several years. The alternatives do not work well for a lot of people. Yes it is old,...

Please return stolen items

November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is for the person who stole my blue cotton gym bag at Roswell High’s track on Nov. 17 at around 5:15 p.m. You entered on the south side of the track, came in and took that bag while I was walking on the north side of the track, you glanced back...

Justice served with veterinarian’s hearing?

November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

When a group of animal rescuers filed numerous complaints with the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine alleging Dr. Leandro Guiterrez had committed malpractice in his management of the Roswell Animal Shelter, I couldn’t believe what I was reading....

Solutions, not barbs, gets this writer’s ear

November 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Mr. Kelly McDonald (letter to the editor, Nov. 16), it was not my intention to sully or slander your name as you indicated in your response to my previous letter to the editor. I did mean to point out that you are using the same rhetoric that caused the...