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Celebration of life

We wish to express a sincere thank you to all the people who attended Deborah Sue (Morris) Haught’s celebration of life; as well as everyone who sent cards, flowers, food and other support.

When heartlong songs fall silent

Sixteen doughty, Rim Country bird lovers braved frigid temperatures recently to participate in the nationwide Christmas Bird Count.

Measles returns

We nearly had it beaten.

Arizona Game and Fish Department steps up to the plate

The proposed increase in the number and range of the Mexican gray wolf has been altered significantly after the Arizona Department of Game and Fish made the first step.

Appreciate fire department

I have never written a letter to the editor before, but now I feel I must. I unfortunately, was a victim of a fire, which consumed the condo above me, mine, and several adjoining units a couple of days after Christmas.

Water story, editorial wrong

With regard to the editorial “A precious resource,” published on Jan. 23, 2015 and the news article titled “Blue Ridge Reservoir nearly empty” published on Jan. 26, 2015, I think the Roundup keeps getting this story wrong.

Obama fails again

Obama fails again to convert the USA into a socialist/communist state just as his Muslim father tried to do in Kenya, Africa several years ago.

Community college faces fresh woes

First the good news: The Gila Community College board seems to have finally set aside years of bickering and inaction to help students instead of protect their own turf.

Feed the hungry

Once more, the beloved community must come to the aid of those who hunger and thirst.

Why there are so many officers at a single incident

First off, there is no such thing as a routine traffic stop.

Another total fabrication

Senator wanna-be and current representative Paul Gosar wandered far from the truth in his letter to the Roundup last week.

Cuts make no sense for future economic growth

After reading a recent opinion letter from Duane Thompson, it opened my eyes to something I’d never given any thought: That we have three state universities which are supposed to be funded by the state and tuition should be as little as possible. After doing a little research, I found that we are only funding them by about one-quarter.

A simple test

Just over 2-1/4 centuries ago, the founders of this nation created a new form of governance and enshrined its tenets in our Constitution.

Numbers for wolf elk consumption in error

I read with interest your recent article titled “Range for Mexican gray wolves includes Rim Country.”

A precious resource

The Blue Ridge Reservoir remains Rim Country’s secret weapon when it comes to economic development and tourism. It’s not just our own little reservoir — it’s one of the most reliable sources of water in the state.