Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Letters to the Editor (11/27/14)

Leave stadium name alone Editor: I am writing in response to the article about naming the Belen High School football stadium. First of all, I don’t mean any disrespect to…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (11/20/14)

Abortions are unnecessary Editor: In the Saturday, Oct. 11, Albuquerque Journal, I read where the U.S. Forest Service ordered immediate closure of portions of the Santa Fe National Forests to…[Read more]

Our Heroes

For the past 19 years, the Valencia County News-Bulletin has celebrated dozens of people in our community who have made a difference in Valencia County by volunteering their time but…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (10/02/14)

VC Royalty sponsors great Editor: Thank you, from the Valencia County Royalty, to all of our sponsors, including Corky Morrison with the Old Mill Farm and Ranch, Debbie and Jimmy…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/25/14)

Judges are bound by the law Editor: This is a rebuttal to Pete Gallegos’s letter to the editor, dated Aug. 28. First and foremost, Sen. Michael Sanchez is very capable…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/18/14)

New jobs coming … maybe Editor: These companies claiming to come to Belen, Los Lunas seem to rarely ever make it here. The solar plant never made it, Eclipse Aviation,…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/11/14)

Keep fighting injustice in whatever way is necessary Editor: On June 24, 2014 (St. John’s Day) I had the audacity to alert acquaintances and the general public via a handwritten…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/28/14)

Citizens need to be aware Editor: What a privilege to have freedom of speech affording us the ability to express opinions and different points of view. Having said that, I…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/14/14)

Thank you firefighters Editor: The words, “Thank You,” cannot describe the sincere appreciation and gratitude we have  for all of the agencies that participated in the funeral of retired firefighter…[Read more]

Commissioners fail once again

Valencia County commissioners hit the reset button last week, deciding to cancel a contract with Waste Management for all residential trash service in the unincorporated county. After more than a…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/07/14)

Aguilar should resign Editor: On Sept. 4, trash collection in the unincorporated parts of the county is set to begin, under terms of a contract approved by the county commission…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (07/31/14)

Hope for Ghana people Editor: The West African nation of Ghana ― the first African nation to achieve independence from colonial rule in 1957 ― is in the news. Unfortunately,…[Read more]