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Poultry not the real problem

May 15, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I’ve recently read three different articles in the RDR newspaper about the poultry situation within the city limits of Roswell, including where a person had to pay a court fine. The latest article was on Friday, which indicated a council vote of 4-4, with two councilors missing, which happens way too often. Councilors are supposed [&hellip...

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Perspective between labor, management

May 15, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I wish to add my perspective to the recent discussions about the relationship between labor and management. We must first point out that the proponent of workers’ rights does not outline any worker-friendly policy. He just complains that it does not exist....

Thanks for outdoor recreation activities

May 11, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

It was a pleasure and encouraging to read in the latest New Mexico Wildlife issue about bringing fishing back to the Berrendo River. As a member of the Izaak Walton League of America, a national conservation, I wish to thank all those who brought about this...

Majority says humans cause global warming

May 11, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Climate change and environmental protection are different issues. Support of environmental controls is universal; however, climate has changed for eons. Combining the two encourages erroneous and costly enterprises. Follow the money to those who are...

Road closure makes access difficult

May 11, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Public lands are important for American families to enjoy the recreational activities that these lands allow, such as bird watching, hiking, fishing, hunting and many more activities. There has been a trend in Chaves County in the last few years to close...

Museum’s family night a success

May 8, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am writing to sincerely thank the Roswell community for attending the Roswell Museum and Art Center’s Family STEAM night. We had an overwhelming turnout with over 400 people in attendance. This free event provided families with children ages 2 and up...

Mayor should have knowledge of crime

May 8, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

When considering crime prevention in Roswell, we must consider the cause and effect of socio-economic influences in the community. Roswell, per capita, has one of the highest crime rates in the state of New Mexico. Are our economic policies disproportionately...

Balloon venue not handled properly

May 8, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I have been a sponsor of the Old Timers Balloon Rally for the last 15 years or so in Roswell. This rally has brought money into this great city for 30 years, and brought many from out of state into our city as well. As a business owner, I welcome the...

Roswell needs another YMCA

May 5, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Why would we spend a fortune on a facility that will not be used all year? Why not invest in a facility that the whole family can afford and enjoy all year long? I’m talking about another YMCA. My son and I were members of the YMCA here in the 80s. It was a...

There is strength in numbers

May 5, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Recently, Congressman Steve Pearce met with the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, the “Women’s Mining Coalition,” and the Pecos Valley Telecommunications Provider. Each group has a few hundred members, locally, more or less. There is a pattern here. Each of...