Illegal activity blamed for death of two wolves

By QCS Staff Nine Mexican wolves have died in the wild since the beginning of 2008. Foul play was responsible for three of the deaths, according to a release from the the U.S.Fish and Wildlife Service. Necropsy results from the service’s wildlife forensic laboratory are still pending for one wolf, the release said. Female wolves [...]

Garden check list for July

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension It’s time to evaluate the volume of water delivered from lawn sprinklers to ensure healthy, stress-free grass during the heat of the summer.

07-05-08: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For more information, call 461-0295. FictionBlood Noir by Laurell Hamilton.

Rattlers are looking forward to all-class reunion

By Lynn Moncus

07-05-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Parade and craft fair, downtown Logan.Today: 4 p.m., Free Bean Feed, Ute Lake State Park, Logan.Today: Dark, Fireworks Display, Windy Point, Ute Lake State Park, Logan.Today: Dark, Fireworks Display, North Side Dock Marina, Conchas Lake.Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. [...]

Police Blotter: 07-05-08

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.

Alyssa’s arrived

Alyssa Zariah Roybal was born Jan. 1, 2008 in Clovis. she weighed 5 lbs, 15 oz. Her parents are Larry Roybal, Jr. and Myraima Baeza of Portales. Her grandparents are Lucinda and Larry Roybal, Sr. and Julia and Juan Hernandez,

Science teachers tour Mesalands

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Special to the QCS Twelve science teachers, who were selected by Sandia Laboratories to work on research projects, recently visited Mesalands Community College to learn about its North American Wind Research and Training Center (NAWRTC) and the college’s Mesalands Dinosaur Museum.

Vets remember July 4th, every day

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By QCS Staff Hardly a day goes by that Vietnam vet Roger Wakefield doesn’t get a wave,

Summer crafts leads to patriotic paintings

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By QCS Staff Red, white and blue wind chimes and sun catchers for the July 4th holiday were the craft of the week at the summer reading program at the Tucumcari Public Library. In all, 102 kids participated, said Mary Ann Molinas, library director. “The crafts are one of my favorite,” said Reagan Runyan. Last [...]