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Justice from our jurors

December 29, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Rio Grande Sun ESPAÑOLA — District Court Judge T. Glenn Ellington is getting a lot of congratulatory, positive ink recently. We’re guilty of contributing. Forgive us appreciating a judge that does his job. It’s rather rare these days. At first blush we thought it apropos that Ellington be recognized for his firm but fair stance [&hellip...

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Christmas past, 2015

December 26, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

So here we are, at the end of another year — a tumultuous one, this 2015, out there in the larger world; though here in Roswell it was much more calm. Or was it? The year started with a slump in the oil-and-gas industry, as falling oil prices hit the...

Dear Editor: Police are cool

December 24, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

We hear all the bad things the police do. I would like you to know that one of the Roswell police officers was passing by All Saints Catholic School. He pulled into the parking lot, got out of his patrol car and started playing catch football with the older...

Red tide’s an enduring phenomenon

December 23, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Northwest Florida Daily News The algal phenomenon known as red tide is back in the news, and each time that it returns reminds us of how mysterious this organism is. Once again, we call for consistent, long-range research to point the way toward...

Christmas memories are much better than gifts

December 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

In terms of pure economics, our biggest national holiday is, of course, Christmas. I read somewhere that Halloween comes in as a strong second, but I’d be surprised if it’s anywhere close to the money we Americans spend for the yuletide. Perhaps that...

Two strong parties give good balance

December 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

It won’t be a pretty sight next year as the nation enters into yet another turbulent presidential election year. As Donald Trump stirs things up on the Republican side and Hillary Clinton moves toward a Democratic coronation, complicated truths will be...

Global warming piece was irresponsible

December 22, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

At the risk of being redundant, I felt compelled to respond to another irresponsible editorial on climate change (progressives’ new term for manmade global warming). The Dec. 19 editorial follows the standard progressive propaganda. It starts with the...

Fetal tissue report was factual, unbiased

December 22, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I want to thank you for your reporting about the issue of fetal tissue disposal. Your article was factual and unbiased, which we supporters of Planned Parenthood greatly appreciate. I was heartened to read that Judge Sargus issued a temporary restraining...

Is it worth hiring lobbyists?

December 21, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Taos News TAOS — The state Legislature will convene Jan. 19 for a 30-day session about who gets what money for their communities, among other business. That’s where the lobbyists get to work. As reported recently by our colleagues at New Mexico In...

Openness is for everyone

December 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Attorney General’s office has for years held workshops around the state to enlighten public officials about New Mexico’s open meetings and open records laws. As a newspaper that believes in and depends on governmental openness, the Roswell Daily...