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Letters

  • Letter to the Editor - Sept. 17, 2014

    Dedication of the Viles & Crimmin Residence Hall

    It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of the Viles Foundation & the Crimmin Scholarship Committee invite the public to celebrate the dedication of the Viles & Crimmin Residence Hall on the campus of New Mexico Highlands University on Friday.

  • Letters to the Editor - Sept. 12, 2014

    Salvation Army now on Grand
    As of Aug. 5, The Salvation Army Las Vegas Service Extension Center was back in full operation. Our new location is at 1743 North Grand Ave., corner of Mills and Grand, between the Recreation Center and the 1129 Train, next to Amber Care)

  • Letters to the Editor - Sept. 5, 2014

    Tax hike should have gone to voters
    I read your “Spend It Wisely” editorial this morning, and it has me a bit upset. We are going to be forced to pay a higher taxes that we are not allowed to vote on? Since when do the people not have the right to vote on whether or not our taxes are increased?

    In addition to paying more taxes, it says the moneys are going to be spent on road repairs. This would be fine if the county was doing the job correctly.  

  • Letters to the Editor - Aug. 29, 2014

    More trash disposal options needed

  • Letters to the Editor - Aug. 22, 2014

    The Statue of Liberty
    Editor’s note: The following remarks were made during last week’s City Council meeting and are being reprinted here as a letter to the editor with the writer’s permission.
    Mr. Mayor, Councilors –
    You’ve been working our water problems well, please maintain the focus. But today, another topic.

  • Letters to the Editor - Aug. 15, 2014

    School Priorities
    “Wouldn’t it be nice if schools allocated their budgets first to the classroom, and then what’s left to administration? Teachers could be given good salaries, good enough to attract and keep the best.
    Classrooms could be supplied with the best books, materials, and supplies. Students could graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to land a good job (somewhere) and have enough to support themselves and a future family.

  • Letters to the Editor - Aug. 8, 2014

    The facts about global warming

  • Letters to the Editor - Aug. 1, 2014

    U.S. must condemn both sides
    I was horrified to learn that Secretary of State John Kerry has declared actions of the Israeli government in Gaza are “legitimate and appropriate.” The targeting of civilians and civilian infrastructure is never ever either “legitimate” or “appropriate”.

  • Letters to the Editor - July 25, 2014

    Drilling could bring in resources

  • Letters to the Editor - July 18, 2014

    No shame in standing up for beliefs
    There should be an inalienable understanding that the “Fiestas” are in celebration of our people, our talents, our accomplishments. It is fitting that our Vegas All Stars, Little Leaguers, veterans, school clubs, civic organizations, Fiesta royalty and our nearby communities be celebrated.
    Our attention should not be diverted from the greatness of community by an undeserved slap in our faces by Alfonso Ortiz’s poor judgment again.