Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Make your one vote count

A common refrain heard amongst voters is, “Why should I vote? It’s just one vote.” And as ballot counts climb into the tens and hundreds of thousands, it does all…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (05/22/14)

He doesn’t know candidates Editor: N.M. Rep. Miguel Garcia’s recent email to fellow democrats concerning Jim Danner and Dr. Teresa Smith de Cherif represents a disrespect to his office and…[Read more]

Congratulations graduates

It’s that time of year again when high school seniors walk across the stage to receive their diplomas — a passport really for their long-awaited journey into their future. For…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (05/15/14)

San Clemente appreciative Editor: Members of La Asociacion de la Comunidad de San Clemente would like to thank the village of Los Lunas Public Works Director Rudy Archuleta and Marcus…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (05/08/14)

RC is not without problems Editor: This letter is in response to Bill Brown’s letter in the April 17 edition of the News-Bulletin. Finally, the issue of transparency in Rio…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (05/01/14)

Safe today, healthy tomorrow Editor: Older adults have made countless contributions and sacrifices to ensure a better life for future generations. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (04/24/14)

NRA changed for the worse Editor: If 60 years ago officers of a major institution argued for putting armed guards in elementary schools or that parents should hide their guns…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (04/17/14)

[subscriber-content] Moving to a better Belen Editor: I watched, for the first time, an uncensored video of the killing of the hillside homeless man by Albuquerque police officers. It aired…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (04/10/14)

[subscriber-content] Political season is upon us Editor: Spring, hillbillies and politics. What an interesting set of words. This spring has come in usual fashion with the day-to-day wonder about what…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (04/03/14)

[subscriber-content] Wildlife existed here first Editor: I do not consider residency dating back to the 18th century a qualifier for environmental carte blanche given virtually every persecuted and maligned species…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (03/27/14)

[subscriber-content] (Editor’s note: The first three letters were submitted by students of Calvary Chapel Academy.) Students need an education Editor: Today in the United States there are many people who…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (03/20/14)

[subscriber-content] (Editor’s note: The following letters were submitted by students of Calvary Chapel Academy.) Everyone should register, vote Editor: I am writing this letter today to try and persuade more…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (03/13/14)

[subscriber-content] Celebrating our city Editor: The Belen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Commission has just finished celebrating the 21st year of its candlelight vigil. It is truly a collaborative…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (03/06/14)

[subscriber-content] Misinforming voters Editor: Recently, the city of Rio Communities Treasurer Gordon Warrick submitted a paid political advertisement in the Valencia County News-Bulletin (Feb. 20) that in my opinion could…[Read more]

Let the sunshine in!

[subscriber-content] Now that the municipal elections are over, we hope not only that all the candidates are taking down their campaign signs, but are also patting themselves on the back…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (02/27/14)

[subscriber-content] LL firefighters take a stand Editor: We, the Los Lunas Professional Firefighters Local 4297, are writing in reference to the upcoming village of Los Lunas mayoral elections. Recently, political…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (02/20/14)

[subscriber-content] Abusers should be blamed Editor: My prayers go out to the two youngsters that have been so abused by their families. Child abuse is a growing epidemic across this…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (02/13/14)

[subscriber-content] Belen has backward thinkers Editor: For those following the request for a zone change for Mr. Noblin concerning the addition of a crematory on his property, I knew from…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (02/06/14)

[subscriber-content] Volunteers made it a success Editor: I am writing to thank the many individuals who, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s call to service, came together to offer…[Read more]