Pearce’s efforts supported

July 12, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I always get a grin reading Ellen Wedum’s perceptions of what really happens in the world. Her recent Little Bear fire letter was no exception. Her expertise on the subject is doubtful beginning with firefighters cutting down “300-foot-tall trees.” Ms. Wedum might do well to consider the fact that New Mexico has no [&hellip...

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Foreign perspective on Obamacare

July 8, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I find it interesting that boosters of the socialist health tax reference the European health care system as a model worth replication in our country. Would you recommend a restaurant that you never ate a meal in; a hotel where you never spent a...

Pearce wrong about fire efforts

July 4, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: There’s a lot of misinformation being spread about the initial efforts to contain the Little Bear fire. I have pieced this account together mostly from the online log available on the USFS website (

Cemetery concerns

July 3, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I read, with interest and astonishment, the article in the June 24 edition of the Roswell Daily Record about the city of Roswell’s approval for a veterans cemetery. I agree that all veterans deserve a free and peaceful looking place for their...

Revue support appreciated

July 1, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: On behalf of the cast and crew, I offer our heartfelt gratitude to the community for its extraordinary support of our recent Broadway revue, “On with the Show!”, to benefit The Assurance Home and the music ministry of First United Methodist...

Editor’s Note: The following letters were written by local students for a persuasive writing course in Dexter.

June 30, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The right to bear arms Dear Editor: Do you think you are safe right now where you are at? Well you are never really safe unless you have a gun or any other type of self defense weapon on you. Gun regulations should be less strict to provide safety at schools...

Support appreciated

June 24, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I would like to thank the organization of Hospice. The nurses, Anita, Lisa and Pauline, were so efficient and loving to both me and my husband, Jack Marcelli. The aides who came to minister to Jack’s bodily needs, Pam, Stacey and Laura, were...

Learn to compromise

June 23, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, The Republicans in Washington can’t even say the word “compromise.” Recently when Congress passed some legislation which was an obvious example of compromise, a reporter asked John Beignor, speaker of the House of Representatives, if the...

Improving Roswell

June 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I would like to give a pat on the back to the city of Roswell for the hard work of the city employees in improving Roswell. I have been in Roswell for most of my life and remember when the city looked pretty rough. Now driving down Main Street it...

Which party is more compassionate?

June 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Recently, several letters from left-leaning, liberal writers have appeared in the Record. Many of the letters are so convoluted and patently dishonest that the writers obviously live ideologically beyond the realm of logical reasoning. One writer...