Back to school and freedom in teaching

August 19, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It’s back-to-school time and, oh, the memories. I remember being a little kid and looking forward to the return with a mixture of dread and excitement. Dread because the summer was freedom and it was coming to an end; excitement because every new school year was a chance to become just a little more grown [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: Thanks to all who supported Invaders

August 18, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to thank all of those that help to make the Roswell Invaders baseball team a success. The host families are terrific, hosting and feeding the players. Without these host families, the guys could not chase their baseball dreams. Thank you, again,...

Dear Editor: Support Belen’s mayor in keeping nativity scene

August 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The New Mexico Center for Family Policy strongly supports the Nativity display at Belen’s Theresa Tabet Park, and we thank Belen Mayor Jerah Cordova for standing with the residents of Belen and supporting the nativity scene. The Freedom From Religion...

The butterfly effect

August 16, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Lately it seems like there’s been a shooting or other violent crime in Roswell every week. There is no need to quote statistics to know that Roswell has a per capita murder rate as high as any eastern city like Baltimore or Detroit. A lot of people in town...



August 16, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Isn’t it time we started calling it “Unsocial” Media? [/auth...

Dear Editor: Consider help for substance abuser

August 15, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is a follow up letter to the one that I sent back in January 2015, regarding my same-sex spouse and the allegations of him choking the landlord. As it would be for most people, the event left me in a state of shock, almost to the point of...



August 15, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Gonna set my watch back to it because you know I’ve been through it, livin’ on Pyongyang time.  Apologies to Don Williams. [/auth...



August 14, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

The Media loved Ross Perot, too. [/auth...

Years-long drought finally draining away

August 12, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Seems New Mexico’s drought is over. Let the flooding begin. The drought actually began to noticeably subside a couple of years ago, and has now disappeared altogether in nearly all of the eastern side of New Mexico. The U.S. Drought Monitor, which was...

Dear Editor: Villegas’ accusations not based on facts

August 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Recently, Bobby Villegas suggested that the RDR and reporter Jeff Tucker are complicit in penning articles that directly target women and minorities. His assertions are recycled from a letter he wrote last year. This time, he added the former city animal...