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Dear Editor: Making exceptionto city’s smoke-free ordinance a bad idea

July 30, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Your Roswell City Council and maybe your mayor will decide at their Aug. 6 meeting whether to keep the existing “Roswell Smoke Free Air Act” or amend it to allow smoking. The amendment, proposed Ordinance 15–11, if passed, will approve smoking on patios for private clubs. This smoking approval would be a “foot in the [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: Why not adopt state’s smoking law?

July 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In the RDR article on July 22, City Councilor Caleb Grant stated that the proposed changes to the city’s “Smoke-free Air Act of 2004” would make it more like the state’s smoking law. A question: Why not repeal the existing city ordinance and adopt the...

Dear Editor: We must be faithful to the Lord, despite Supreme Court ruling

July 28, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As I write this it is Independence Day 2015. It was 239 years ago that 56 men promised, “And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance of the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our...

Dear Editor: Kudos to Sertoma Club for fireworks

July 24, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The Roswell Parks and Recreation Department would like to thank the community for their support of the Roswell Sertoma Club Mike Satterfield July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. The Roswell Sertoma Club gives very generously and we salute them for their...

Dear Editor: No saguaros in NM and other historical inaccuracies

July 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Some folks just keep on getting it wrong when it comes to New Mexico history. In the interest of historical accuracy, some corrections are in order. A recent PBS special about John Denver stated that he was born “Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.” at the...

Dear Editor: Roswell Animal Shelter a ‘hellhole’

July 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Your (city animal) shelter is an absolute disgrace and hellhole for any animal surrendered or stray that ends up in this miserable place. Regardless of empty cages and space, after seven days healthy, wonderful, dogs and cats — kittens and puppies are...

Dear Editor: Truck owner satisfied with service

July 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently I received a notice from Chrysler informing me of two recalls on my 2005 Dodge 1500 series pickup. I called Tate Branch Dodge Jeep dealership in Artesia, the service department was very knowledgeable with regards to my problem. The notice that I...

Dear Editor: RPD apologizes for failing to locate body

July 15, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On the night of July 9, a Roswell Police Department sergeant was parked outside a store when a family member of Margarita Diaz approached and informed the sergeant Ms. Diaz had been missing since earlier that day. The sergeant asked the family member to come...

Dear Editor: Tobosa to get new building

July 14, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The June 20 edition of the Roswell Daily Record reported that Tobosa Developmental Services had been granted a $499,412 allocation to build an additional new facility at 110 East Summit. Known as the “Community Integration Center,” the facility will...

Dear Editor: NMMI should return to supporting cadets

July 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am CPT Normand E Thomas, AUS (Ret). I attended NMMI from 1964-67 and received both my high school diploma (1966) and associate of arts degree (1967) from NMMI. After graduation I became a life member of the NMMI Alumni Association. I have tried to give...