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Dear Editor: 8-15-14

August 14, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

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...

Fear is a greater threat than Ebola

August 10, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

We understand how the news that two Americans with Ebola being transported to Atlanta for treatment can be met with fear, but the only way to overcome a threat like this is with courage and scientific work. Ebola, like AIDS in the 1980s and a variety of other...

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...

The Army’s explosive problem

August 9, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

Here’s the good news, or at least what passes for good news in the wake of the scandal over missing explosives at the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne): The Army has talked about an amnesty program to encourage soldiers to turn in unused munitions, as...

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...

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08/03/14

August 3, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Need more money for the budget? Quick! someone check and see if the Water Fund has been drained again. [/auth...

Dairy closing brings end to a tradition

August 2, 2014 • Editorial, OpinionComments Off

With the start of the school year, students attending schools in the Dairy Capital of the Southwest, our fair city of Roswell, will no longer be supplied with fresh milk from a local dairy. Students from Dexter, Hagerman, Artesia, Carlsbad, Lake Arthur,...

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...