Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Letters to the editor (01/02/14)

[subscriber-content] Proposed ordinance wrong Editor: The citizens of Valencia County need to think long and hard regarding the Valencia County commissioners and the Pain Capable Child Protection ordinance. It would…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/26/13)

[subscriber-content] Late-term abortions are wrong Editor: Our Supreme Court, in 1973, declared that women have a right to receive an abortion. The proposed Pain Capable Child Protection ordinance for our…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (12/05/13)

[subscriber-content] Speak up about abortion Editor: As I read the Albuquerque Journal on Nov. 14, my heart was saddened because Albuquerque rejected the ban on abortion. I had hoped this…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (11/28/13)

[subscriber-content] Bikinis are not for rodeos Editor: I want to respond to the statements C.J. Baca made in a recent issue of the News-Bulletin. In your letter to the editor,…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (11/21/13)

[subscriber-content] Recognizing Kennedy’s work Editor: The 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy will be commemorated on Nov. 22. This year has been one of reflection and…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (11/14/13)

[subscriber-content] Contests send wrong message Editor: Valencia County is again headquarters for coyote/wildlife killing contests. In the next month, two different businesses will conduct coyote killing contests. The contests promote…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (11/07/13)

[subscriber-content] Lardner family needs help Editor: Anyone who has lived in Belen for a period of time fondly remembers Tim Lardner. Tim was a special person who was always willing…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (10/31/13)

[subscriber-content] Holy estate of marriage Editor: “If Loving You is Wrong, I Don’t Want to Be Right.” These lyrics from an early ’70s recording, and many follow-up hits,  almost capture…[Read more]

Letter to the editor (10/17/13)

[subscriber-content] Traffic needs to slow down Editor: (Recently) while walking to the train, my wife and I had the misfortune of watching a very cute half-grown puppy get run over…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (10/10/13)

[subscriber-content] Rio Abajo Festival was great Editor: On Saturday, Sept. 28, my family and I attended a Belen event held annually known as Rio Abajo (Becker Street Festival). It took…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (10/03/13)

[subscriber-content] Better late than never Editor: The Peralta Senior Affairs committee members would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful people who attended the first  Senior…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/26/13)

[subscriber-content] Citizens support LL hospital Editor: Having read the article in the Aug. 22 issue about Commissioner Holliday casting a vote designating the mill rate fund to the Belen hospital…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/19/13)

[subscriber-content] Thanks to the community Editor: As an Adelante board member and parents of an Adelante client, we want to extend a huge thank you to the community of Belen…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/12/13)

[subscriber-content] Remembering when … Editor: Some believe a little slower and calmer kind of living makes the heart grow fonder and lengthens life. The social training to that end includes,…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (09/05/13)

[subscriber-content] Kind-hearted people exist Editor: On Friday, 26 July,  I was at the Subway in Belen. The young man ahead of me ordered a flat bread sandwich. After he left,…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/29/13)

[subscriber-content] Evaluations were flawed Editor: (This is in reference to) Dee Towndrow’s letter in the June 13 edition of the Valencia County News-Bulletin titled: “Trash Haulers Should Be Local.” I…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/22/13)

[subscriber-content] BWVC thanks contributors Editor: The Business Women of Valencia County wish to thank the many generous people in Valencia County who contributed to the success of our annual Senior…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/15/13)

[subscriber-content] Behavioral health controversy affects all of us in the state Editor: If you or a member of your family does not receive behavioral health services, you might think that…[Read more]