Community events, notices

U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., is accepting spring 2007 internship applications in his Washington, D.C., office from now through Oct.13.
Interested college-aged students are encourage to apply, according to press release from the senator’s office.
The Spring 2007 internship program will run from January through May.
Students who are either New Mexico residents or attending school in the state are eligible to apply. Applicants must have completed at least one year of study at an institution of higher learning. New Mexico residents and/or students will receive priority in the selection process.
Applications are available on Domenici’s website and can be accessed at in the “Student’s Corner.” For more information about the program and intern responsibilities, email or call (202)224-6621. Applications must be postmarked by Oct.13.

,b>County offering diabetes workshop
Come to “On The Road To Living Well With Diabetes” and learn about five important tests and the numbers you need to know to prevent complications from diabetes. At this educational workshop you will receive your personal results from four medical tests. This is important information that every person with diabetes needs to know.
Two workshops will be held at the Quay County Extension Office located in the basement of the Quay County Courthouse at 3 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. Wednesday.
You must have diabetes to attend and you must pre-register for either the morning or evening session. Seating is limited at each session. The workshop and the tests are free.
To register or for more information, call the Quay County Extension Office at 461-0562.

Quay hosts weekend RHAA competition
Quay County is hosting a Ranch Hand Association of America (RHAA) Sanctioned Competition and Clinics next weekend at the Quay County Fair Grounds Arena.
Buckles will be awarded to first place winners in each division as well as payback in each division.
The competition follows two days of clinics on horsemanship by Jack McComber.
The competition will begin at 8 a.m. on Sept. 23.
The public is invited to watch the competition and admission is free.
For information, call Pete Walden, Quay County Cooperative Extension Office at 461-0562 or email

Fire code meeting slated for Sept. 25
The New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner David King (Dist. 2) is hosting public hearings to provide information and take comments, about proposed revisions to the State Fire Code. The public is invited to attend.
The hearings will be at 10 a.m. on Sept. 25 at the Tucumcari City Commission Chambers, 215 E. Center.
The Commission, as the State Fire Board, is directed by state statute to “formulate, adopt and promulgate, and amend or revise regulations for fire prevention and safe conduct or use of public occupancies.” (59A-52-15 NMSA 1978.)
Written comments about the proposed rules can be submitted to the PRC through Oct. 24.
For copies of the proposed rules, and information on the format for submitting written comments, contact Paul Linville at the State Fire Marshal’s Office at (505) 827-3734.