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Living a full life by losing your breath

March 25, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. How often do you have moments that leave you breathless? Consider this as an alternate method of measuring your life. If the moments you were breathless were the measurement of our lives, there would be [&hellip...

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Preparing to celebrate memorial of Christ’s death

March 24, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Worldwide, volunteers have begun distributing invitations to the Memorial of Jesus Christ’s death, which this year, falls on Tuesday, April 11 after sundown. Jesus himself instituted this celebration at the Passover of 33 C.E. As the Apostle Paul says, “I...

Commending detectives for reopening cold case

March 24, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Sometimes I can be a little harsh on Roswell’s leaders and its police department. However, from time to time I am proven wrong about some things and when this happens, then I want to be certain to give praise and kudos to those who are deserving of these...

Bring back the spirit of kindness to Roswell

March 23, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

When people think of small towns, they think of strong communities, friendly people and a great atmosphere for families. Those are the things that attract people to small-town life, despite the downside of not having access to as many businesses or schooling...

More than policies are needed for safe schools

March 22, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Roswell schools stands with other school districts in wrangling with school-related bullying and violence for some time, but clearly more can be done to create safer environments. Last week, nine months after the Roswell Independent School District adopted...

Filmmaking runs strong in New Mexico

March 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Editor’s note: This column was first released for publication last June. My older daughter tells a great story about how she met Jeff Bridges and didn’t even know it. She was a teenager at the time, working at a local bookstore in “the original” Las...

Roswell, it happens here — and wait, there’s more!

March 18, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

The July 1947 event just outside of Roswell is probably the most important UFO related event in American history. First, very unusual looking debris was found near Corona, and then the military was informed, and then there was a press release, and then a...

Rabies vaccinations a matter of safety

March 18, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Rabies continues to be a serious threat to the health of people and animals, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every year, about 40,000 people in the United States receive a rabies prevention treatment called post-exposure...

Life gets better with Facebook deleted

March 15, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

In February, Facebook suffered a slight dip in subscribers. I deleted my account. To be fair, I did say slight. OK, too small to notice, but I sure noticed! Just to be clear, I still do have a Facebook page for work, which I use mostly for research. It gets...

Fact-checking websites can offset fake news

March 14, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

One of my favorite website resources is Snopes.com. It’s straightforward, nonpartisan and well sourced in its findings, and in this era of fake news, it’s a great way to discern fact from fiction. Of course, Snopes is not the only fact-checking website...