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far-away Florida

March 20, 2014 • Dear Editor, OpinionComments Off

Dear Editor, The last thing Roswell needs is a far-away Florida company to oversee our gas company. It bodes nothing but trouble. Keep it local. Sally Jo Davis [/auth...

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Thanks for taking care of the kids — and the hungry

February 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Editor, On behalf of the folks in Roswell who will receive emergency food from the Salvation Army food bank, I want to extend grateful thanks to the P.E. coaches who conducted the Friday morning food drive at the Yucca Center for elementary school kids....

Care for animals

January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Sirs: We find that the release of “wedding doves” at weddings and funerals is a cruel and unnecessary practice. It is not known by the general public that these birds will not survive. This practice is lucrative for wedding businesses and comforting...

New convention center

January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, It was with great interest that I read the convention center article (Wed. 11/20). Correct me if I’m wrong, but the Roswell Hospitality Association questioned the process in which the city imposed the new $2.50 per night bed tax. There seemed...

Reasons for income gap

January 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editors, I know Keith Bell to be a decent human being, but I also know that, in his capacity as political cartoonist, it is his job to represent a specific political perspective. Of course, in this part of the state, that perspective is mostly one of...

Thrill the World thank-you

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors and City of Roswell for all their support in making this year’s Thrill the World Dance and Zombie Walk such a success. Without all their support, we could not have pulled this off. We were able...

Slaughterhouse Blues

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

To the Editor: Slaughterhouse Blues What do you do with a horse. When his working days are over Do you send him out to Roswell to the slaughter house killing floor? Seems like a sorry destination for a faithful equine friend instead of being put to pasture...

Winning the battle but losing the war

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Editor: Earlier this year, the Koch Brothers hosted the elite of the tea party Republicans at a posh resort here in New Mexico. This meeting was so exclusive and private that they rented the entire resort and did not allow anyone including the media anywhere...

Roswell on the map

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Oh, yes! The All-American city of Roswell, New Mexico – known for its UFO Museum and home of “Mine That Bird”: the racehorse that put Roswell on the map by winning the Kentucky Derby. Now Roswell will be taken right off the map...

Combating crime

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Why is it if the Humane Society can capture 55 people on tape that the Roswell Police cannot catch any of them. Could they not sit back in an un-marked car and observe the thefts? The animals at the Humane Society need the help. I realize the PD...