Duffey for District 1 County Commission

October 12, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

In the race for Chaves County Commissioner District 1, the only contested race for a county office on general election ballots, the Daily Record believes both Republican incumbent James Duffey and Democrat challenger Eloy Ortega Jr. are well-qualified candidates capable of serving the county with honor. Both candidates have experience serving on the Chaves...

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October 12, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Maybe Eric Holder will become as reclusive as Bill Watterson. Doubt it. [/auth...



October 11, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

And the funny thing is, the Vikings were here first, anyway. [/auth...

Dear Editor: 10-11-14

October 10, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, We have become increasingly disappointed by the sports page. Friday papers used to have features on the night’s high school sports events, and now all we get is the local schedule. In addition, we have not seen any decent coverage of NMMI...



October 10, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

Political correctness will kill us. [/auth...

Dear Editor: 10-10-14

October 9, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, The WIPP Recovery Plan, Revision 0, Sept. 30, has been posted on the DOE/WIPP web site for all to read at Will this revision be modified over the next two years? You betcha! Have you ever known a government plan to be perfect?...

Dear Editor: 10-7-14

October 7, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, On Sunday while shooting my handguns outside of town on some BLM land where several people from Roswell go off of the Portales Highway (U.S. 70), my vehicle’s battery went out and I needed a jump start. Unfortunately, a jump-start from Mr....



October 5, 2014 • CartoonsComments Off

They only thing certain in life is death and taxes, so the saying goes. Since taxes for education never terminate, does that create a whole new axiom? The only thing certain is taxes for schools never expire? [/auth...

Don’t take religious freedom for granted

October 4, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

I am a staunch supporter of the First Amendment. There is an obvious reason I hold this particular constitutional amendment so close to my heart. I am a journalist and believe in free speech and assembly. The second reason I am a die-hard supporter of the...

Newspaper supports these candidates

October 4, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

The editorial staff of the Roswell Daily Record is endorsing the following state and national candidates in the Nov. 4 General Election.   Weh for Senate In the race for U.S. Senate, the Daily Record endorses Republican challenger Allen Weh. Weh is a...