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Letters

  • Letter to the Editor - Dec. 2, 2016

    Letters send hope

    Last year, during the Light Parade, people wrote over 100 cards to a small group from many nations whose basic human rights were being violated.

  • Letters to the Editor - Nov. 27, 2016

    Abortion will always be available to affluent

    So soon-to-be President Trump would like to outlaw abortions or allow states to do so, if they so choose. Does he understand the consequences?

    Abortion will still be available to those with money — always has, always will. But lower income women will be forced to bear unwanted children.  

  • Letter to the Editor - Nov. 25, 2016

    Mil Gracias
    Mayor Gurulé-Girón and the management and staff of the City of Las Vegas give their heartfelt thanks for the generosity of the following institutions and individuals during this holiday season:
    Mike Melton and the SouthWest Capital Bank for donating $6,616 in matching funds for bulletproof vests for our police officers, and $8,000 to buy food for our Senior Centers;

  • Letter to the Editor - Nov. 20, 2016

    Coming to terms with President Trump

    Now that the unthinkable (for me and most of my friends, and the pundits) has happened, and after the initial shock, I am seeking a few things to be hopeful about in a Trump presidency.

  • Letters to the Editor - Nov. 13, 2016

    Resignations are in order at Luna
    Nepotism is a threat to most employees. Undue power attaches to those connected to powerful persons.

    However ethical or capable in fact, nepotic employees are perceived to be incompetent tale carriers and unfair competition.  The result is an unhealthy workplace seething with discontent.

  • Letters to the Editor - Nov. 6, 2016

    Regensberg ads are misleading
    The purpose of this letter is inform the citizens of Mora County and the state of New Mexico that the advertisements purchased by Mr. Jake Regensberg regarding the 2016 General Obligation Bond for the Mora County Complex do not express the views of the Mora County Board of Commissioners.

  • Letters to the Editor - Oct. 30, 2016

    City portrayed unfairly
    There is no way I can remain silent about the recent article by the Albuquerque Journal and the harsh portrayal of boarding homes in Las Vegas and surrounding area.

    Having lived in Las Vegas all my life and volunteering as an ombudsman for the New Mexico State Agency on Aging for almost five years, I find it hard to learn that no state agency regulates boarding homes for recently released patients of the New Mexico Behavioral Health Institute.

  • Letters to the Editor - Oct. 26, 2016

    Voters should support Bond C
    In order for Highlands University to attract students, it is important to have an infrastructure that is inviting and welcoming. Over the years HU has done a great job in building dorms and new classrooms. It is time to spend money renovating the historical buildings on campus.

  • Letters to the Editor - Oct. 23, 2016

    Don’t be hasty in passing judgment
    As a friend of Mayor Tonita Gurule-Giron and resident of Las Vegas, I would hope that voters would at least give the mayor 12 months in office before passing judgment on her performance.

    I was surprised to read that the petition advocates claim that the last election was fraudulent. What proof do they have, whether it is one vote or 20? A win is a win. One cannot expect a new administration to fulfill campaign promises or anything else in seven months.

  • Letter to the Editor - Oct. 21, 2016

    Trump a peddler of snake oil

    There is no doubt about it.  Donald Trump is an ace at grabbing interest, attention and headlines.  In the best tradition of all snake oil salesmen, he knows exactly what words to use to mesmerize his audience. And he knows exactly what buttons to push to get them to dig into their pockets and buy his product.