Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Letters to the editor (02/02/13)

[subscriber-content]Our names don’t reflect our lifestyles Editor: This is regarding a recent letter to the editor concerning families staying together in the Jan. 16 edition of the Valencia County News-Bulletin….[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/30/13)

[subscriber-content] Addressing two points from letter writer Editor: It is time, regardless of an aging weariness, to answer Dana Davis’ letter of  Dec. 12. Davis’ letter was quite long and…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/26/13)

[subscriber-content] Thanks to the Valencia County commissioners Editor: No one has yet to thank our county commissioners for the savings we’ll be receiving once Waste Management starts its county-wide curb…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (1/23/13)

[subscriber-content]The reason why Obama won a second term Editor: The angry older men in America are still at it, so it seems, bashing away at our president as if it…[Read more]

Remembering his work and words

It was little more than a month ago a gunman massacred 20 children and six adults before killing himself in Newtown, Conn. [subscriber-content] It was barely seven months ago on…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/19/13)

[subscriber-content] (Editor’s note: Students in Jenny Chavez’s secondary English class at Calvary Chapel Academy in Belen wrote these letters to the editor.) Valencia County needs customer service Editor: I think…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/16/12)

[subscriber-content] Random kindness was a welcomed treat Editor: Many, many thanks to the nice young couple who bought our lunch at Henrietta’s Restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 8. It was a…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/12/13)

[subscriber-content] Two problems with a letter to the editor Editor: Bus loads of illegal immigrants flooded the nation’s polling places to vote Democratic. Saddam Hussein had piles of nuclear weapons….[Read more]

Congratulations Rio Communities

On Tuesday, the residents of Rio Communities and the Chamesa subdivision spoke loud and clear when they overwhelmingly voted in support of incorporation. [subscriber-content] The journey to incorporation was long…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/09/13)

[subscriber-content]Medians in Peralta might just save lives Editor: I was not born nor raised in Peralta, but I have lived here for 36 years, long enough to have raised a…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/05/13)

[subscriber-content] Republican party is not good for Americans Editor: The recent New Mexico coyote hunt got lots of national press, which may not be a good thing. The weekend-long shooting…[Read more]

It’s your vote, your choice

On Tuesday, residents in Rio Communities and the Chamesa subdivision will head out to the polls to cast their votes on the future of their community. They will be deciding…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (01/02/13)

[subscriber-content] More information is needed before vote Editor: I am a resident of Rio Communities and have been reading, in the paper, on the progress that the Rio Communities incorporation…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/29/12)

[subscriber-content] Resident’s shouldn’t vote for incorporation Editor: As I had glanced at News-Bulletin letters to the editor from previous months, I had noticed that some people are still confused about…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/26/12)

[subscriber-content] You don’t have to search far for answers Editor: We are all searching for the perfect Christmas gift. We spend hours, days and even months looking for that gift….[Read more]

A simple reminder on transparency

It’s not easy being an elected official in a small town. Chances are, you grew up with most of your constituents, know their parents and grandparents, shopped at their stores…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/19/12)

[subscriber-content]Love the newspaper, but hated the picture Editor: One of the highlights of my week is receiving the Valencia County News-Bulletin. I love reading the La Vida and stories of…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/15/12)

[subscriber-content] RSVP thanks those who gave their time Editor: The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program staff would like to thank the organizations, churches and the individuals who provided donations and…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/12/12)

[subscriber-content] Writer’s opinions are different, but the same Editor: Halloween was the perfect day for two of the letters published in that day’s edition of the VCNB. Halloween is traditionally…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/08/12)

[subscriber-content] Bullies in mailboxes won’t get his vote Editor: The mystery campaigners inundated us during this election. The conservative Supreme Court secured their place in our political discourse because it…[Read more]