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Dear Editor: 8-15-14

August 14, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, In response to the letters to the editor of Aug. 13 by Ms. Boyance and Mr. Popham, wherein they condemn Israel for the situation in Gaza. In my opinion, they appear to be woefully uninformed, misled, or are ignoring some of the facts. My first question to each of them is: “Have you [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 8-13-14

August 12, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear editor, Civilians have paid a horrific price in the ongoing violence in Gaza. Our support of Israel in this conflict is unwise. I hope that Senators Udall and Heinrich and Representative Grisham will support and work for a lasting ceasefire that includes...

Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation

August 10, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I was saddened by the news that Nature’s Dairy is closing its milk processing operation. They have been a proud and respected local (emphasis local) business for a good long while — the community as a whole has benefited from a good product...

Sensible gun laws in this country

August 9, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, As you now, Jim Brady was wounded when the attempt was made on the life of President Reagan. He made it his life’s work to bring about sensible gun laws in this country. I believe it is our duty as responsible citizens to do everything we...

Dear Editor: 8-5-14

August 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, With all of the negative attack ads going around this election, it’s important to look at the facts. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to move our state past the days of Bill Richardson when we were a high-tax state, unfriendly to business. That’s...

Dear Editor: 8-2-14

August 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, My husband was in the Lovelace hospital Wednesday the 23rd till Saturday the 26th. We took him to the E.R. at 3:15 p.m. They admitted him two hours later. The staff took him right in as he couldn’t breathe. I just wanted to tell everyone how...

Dear Editor: 8-1-14

August 1, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, In 1999 I was on a mission for the Army in Nicaragua. One day I was standing in the street of a small village talking to some locals when I felt a tug at my uniform jacket. I looked down to see a pig tugging at my pocket. I had a power bar...

Dear Editor: 7-30-14

July 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Since the city has found big money to repair Union, ramps, curbs, etc., they have enough left to put driveway aprons, curbs and sidewalks north of Stone on Delaware to 12th Street. They stopped on Stone almost 70 years ago and now when it rains...

Let’s see if I have this straight.

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Let’s see if I have this straight. Hamas fires hundreds of rockets into Israel with the intent of harming Israeli civilians. Israel sends the military to clear out the area from which the rockets are being fired. Israel also finds tunnels that...

In defense of the quality of the RDR

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, In defense of the quality of the RDR: When Tim Howsare became editor, we were working with a fairly new staff, having recently lost long-time editor Andrew Poertner, long-time night editor Peg Tremper, several writers, the assistant sports writer...