12-16-2006: Notable Notes

Udall’s staff to hold office hours in Tucumcari
A staff member for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall will be Tucumcari next week to meet with constituents.
Christopher Neubauer, staff member, will be available to meet with area residents. Anyone wishing to make an appointment should call (505) 763-7616. Anyone desiring to discuss issues relating to Congress or the federal government is welcome to stop by. Neubauer will be at City Hall from 11 a.m. to Noon on Wednesday.

Artist opens studio on Second
Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business to its roster this week, the Colors of my Soul Studio, 205 1/2 S. Second St., the chamber announced Thursday. Artist and owner of the studio, Nelda Smith, will have a 10 a.m. open house and ribbon cutting Dec. 21. Activities will continue throughout the day, and at noon there will be a potluck lunch. The studio will be open until 6 p.m. and Smith said she’s inviting everyone “to come out and paint the day a way.”