February 20, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

We can’t know what’s in the regulation until after it’s passed.  Where have we heard that before? [/auth...

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Dear Editor: 2-17-15

February 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert before launching his ministry. But meat-free Lent is much more...



February 15, 2015 • CartoonsComments (2)

Signs of the times. [/auth...



February 14, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Valentine’s on a Saturday.  The stars must be aligned just right. [/auth...

Why the jobless figure misses so many Americans

February 13, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, the nation’s most respected polling firm, made a rather remarkable appearance Wednesday on CNBC. It came the day after Gallup’s website featured an opinion piece by Mr. Clifton, headlined, “The Big Lie: 5.6...



February 13, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

The new definition of apathy:  when politicians don’t even bother to vote for themselves. [/auth...

Dear Editor: 2-11-15

February 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Feb. 8 another front-page article was written and printed on an alleged impropriety that occurred at Mesa Middle School. Unfortunately, due to privacy laws I cannot discuss student matters. But I would like to address a few things that are...

Dear Editor: 2-10-15

February 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I want to thank everyone who voted for me to be a member of the (ENMU-R) college board. As a lifelong resident of Roswell and former city manager and councilman, I am concerned with what occurred during the election last week for school board and...

Dear Editor: 2-8-15

February 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, marks the 50th anniversary of the day that Lavon Stephen Wilson became the first boy from Roswell to die in Vietnam. I never knew Lavon, any of his family or his friends. I stumbled onto this fact as I was researching...

Seniors aren’t interested in computers? Really?

February 8, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The old adage, “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time” certainly applies to the newspaper business. But with one exception. There are...