Transmission network key to further wind farm development

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun One of the biggest constraints on wind energy’s growth in The United States is the capacity of the transmission grid to deliver wind energy to customers, said Commissioner Pat Lyons of the State Land Office. New Mexico’s electric transmission grid has a critical need for expansion, Lyons told attendees [...]

Only a little starry-eyed

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Everybody wants to be a celebrity these days. I’m sure there must be some fancy schmancy psychological term for this inordinate hunger for fame, but I just call it “star dumb.” In the old days thespians and so-called entertainers were pretty much the dregs of society. They were the ones curious country people viewed about [...]

Skabelund to serve as administrator for Trigg Memorial Hospital and PRMC in Clovis

By QCS Staff Presbyterian Healthcare Services announced today that Hoyt Skabelund has been named the new hospital administrator for Dr. Dan. C. Trigg Memorial Hospital in Tucumcari, in addition to his continuing role as administrator of Plains Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in Clovis, according to a press release. Skabelund will take over the Dan C. [...]

Letter 3

… In my heart there rings a melody, there rings a melody of love (Roth, 1924).” Valentines Day is past, but spring will soon be upon us with leaves and flowers and twitterpation – blind consumption with affairs of the heart. The Bible says we’re to have many things in our hearts in addition to [...]

Another letter

… In my heart there rings a melody, there rings a melody of love (Roth, 1924).” Valentines Day is past, but spring will soon be upon us with leaves and flowers and twitterpation – blind consumption with affairs of the heart. The Bible says we’re to have many things in our hearts in addition to [...]

04-02-08: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

04-02-2008: Community Notes

By QCS Staff Foster, adoptive parenting orientation set for ThursdayThe public is invited to a free orientation at 6 p.m. Thursday to learn about foster and adoptive parenting opportunities with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department.

04-02-2008: Police Blotter

The following is a sample of calls received during the last few days by the central dispatch office for Quay County, based at the Tucumcari Police Department. According to reports: Saturdayl At 1:55 a.m., female reported a prowler in her backyard on South Eighth Street. The officer advised that the female subject had heard someone [...]

Grady station victim of gas theft

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Surveillance camera footage provided by Red Rock Oil Co. shows an unidentified man tampering with fuel pumps to steal fuel from the station in the Village of Grady. Red Rock Oil Co. on March 24 removed its fuel pumps in Grady, leaving the northern Curry County village without a [...]

4-H volunteers inducted into 4-H Hall of Fame

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Special to the QCS Special to QCSSix Quay County 4-H supporters were among 2007 inductees into the New Mexico 4-H Hall of Fame in Las Cruces. These volunteers have been tireless in their efforts to enable the Quay County 4-H program to thrive, according to a press release. The following highlights why the six inductees [...]