County residents request livestock law

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A Quay County resident has requested the Quay County Commission to enact a section of the New Mexico Livestock Law 77-14-5 that prohibits livestock running at large. Christina Fleming presented a petition signed by 29 residents in the Arch Hurley Conservancy District that is required to request that the […]

Racino planners present site plan for Coronado Park

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tuesday’s audience was eager and receptive. All the odds were in the presenters’ favor. But the stakes are getting higher as an investor group, Coronado Partners, LCC, seeks to win the last available license from the state’s Racing Commission to operate a racetrack and casino in Tucumcari. Investors and […]

Scales pose threat to conifers, some pines

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By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension With the weather warming up you might be noticing some insect activity.

Coalition helps restore community after tornado

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A coalition of churches and organizations has helped 40 Logan residents recover after the March 23 tornado. One year after the storm struck Logan damaging over 30 homes and mobile homes,

Water authority to discuss funding for Ute Water Project

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS — Ute Water Project Manager Scott Verhines said the region’s water authority will discuss establishing a revenue stream in its next meeting to relieve the city of Clovis of the burden to provide collateral for any loan it receives on behalf of the Ute Water Project.As the financial […]

Teamwork will save energy benefits

By Brian Moore, guest columnist Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman are more than just United States senators from New Mexico. They are also national leaders on energy policy with more than 30 years of experience on Capitol Hill.

Memories of March 23, the day the tornado hit Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Nowadays, when a high wind kicks up, many Logan residents cast an eye skyward, or over their shoulder. They aren’t able to toss it off as the typical winds off the eastern plains. What they can’t help recalling is March 23, a year ago, when a bright, sunny Friday […]

Bull test sales up despite softer market

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The top-seller at the Tucumcari Bull Test sale on Friday was Charolais 7-1 from Grau Charolais Cattle of Grady. The bull sold for $4,000, said sale organizer Manny Encinias. The buyer was a producer from North Dakota, said Encinias, who is a beef cattle nutritionist for the New Mexico […]

Tucumcari water wins taste test

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How sweet it is. The water, that is, in Tucumcari. Tucumcari’s water was named the grand prize winner for drinking water in a “taste off” this week by the New Mexico Rural Water Association.The city’s water was judged on clarity, bouquet and taste, said Charlie Sandoval, director of the city’s Water Department who brought the […]

Honor Roll: Tucumcari Elementary and Middle schools