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Stop the charade, let college athletes get paid

March 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

As the calendar finally turns over from February to March, we’re now just a few short weeks away from one of the most anticipated sporting events of the entire year – March Madness. For the uninitiated, simply put, the annual NCAA Tournament is a financial behemoth. This year alone, Turner/CBS will pay nearly $800 million [&hellip...

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Stop kicking the Guantanamo can

March 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

St. Louis Post Dispatch In all likelihood, the challenge posed by the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay will be left to President Barack Obama’s successor. That’s because members of Congress are adamant that none of the 91 prisoners held at Guantanamo should...

Please, no stucco rebuilding downtown

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Winter Storm Goliath was a historic event in Roswell. The epic storm blessed our pastures with moisture, severely tested our roofs and shovels, the city survived the challenge as always, as is our defining character. Character counts in Roswell. Some of our...

Rec center makes successful move

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for its recent support of the transition of the Yucca Recreation Center to the Roswell Adult Center. The success of the move was based on teamwork by the entire Parks & Recreation Department...

‘Business sense’ not right for govt.

March 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A letter to the editor on Feb. 27 tried to make the point that Donald Trump’s “business sense” is what the country needs. In fact, he and his mentality are exactly wrong for government in general, and our government specifically. Our founding fathers...

Art shows need expressed interest

March 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In reply to Juanita Fingers regarding lack of interest by the RDR in not reporting on the league vote to discontinue the annual Roswell Fine Arts League’s Juried Art Show: As a newer member of the RFAL, my observation was that the lack of interest in...

Death by despair, and politicians who exploit it

March 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

St. Louis Post-Dispatch There may be no topic in public health today more overlooked, and so full of political implications, than recent findings that in the last 18 years, almost half a million poorly educated, middle-aged white Americans have killed...

Issues facing the smaller municipalities

March 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

This week, the national news may be focused on Super Tuesday, but here in New Mexico, it’s the municipal elections that are making local headlines, with races being decided in cities and towns across the state. And since about half of all New Mexicans live...

Dear Editor: Everyone needs help at some point in time

February 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is to those who are supposed to help those in need (real need). Places like Goodwill, Salvation Army, several churches that are known to help some, not many, but some. There are a couple of individuals that went or called to these places for help...

Last call! Vote today

February 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Early voting in this year’s municipal elections is now history. Today’s the last chance. We know it hasn’t been the most exciting election cycle. Roswell has five open council seats, but only two are being contested. And while the municipal judge’s...