05-30-09: Library Books

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library.

Finally, some rains to coax out nature’s beauty

By Lynn Moncus Those of us who are of the land just naturally have to pause to admire the beauty whenever we have an opportunity. Last Sunday provided just that chance while Aggie and I were out for our ride. We had gone to the plains for a little while because we could see that […]

05-30-09: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 487-3910.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Mondays ongoing: 7 p.m., regular meeting, AA Unity Group, 1424 S. Sixth St. Mondays ongoing: 6-7 p.m., Celebrate Victory (Recovery Modes), Faith-based AA and […]

Press Release: Update on swine flu in New Mexico

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The New Mexico Department of Health is asking laboratories to send only hospitalized cases for testing of H1N1 to its Scientific Laboratory in Albuquerque, according to a Friday announcement in a press release. The state’s Epidemiology and Response Division is focusing on investigating hospitalized cases to monitor severity of H1N1 illness in New Mexico, the […]

Press Release: Pat Lyons announces run for N.M. Public Regulation Commission

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SANTA FE – Patrick Lyons, who made history by being the only Republican elected Commissioner of Public Lands for two consecutive terms, today announced his candidacy for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) District 2.

Press Release: BLM seeks comments on proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project

SANTA FE – The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to help identify issues involved in a proposal to construct a high-voltage 500 kilovolt (kV) power transmission line (or two parallel lines) across southern New Mexico and Arizona. The BLM has initiated a public scoping process to gather information about the proposal and […]

Press release: Xcel Energy, customer groups reach agreement on New Mexico base rate increase

ROSWELL – Xcel Energy’s Southwestern Public Service Company (SPS) has reached an agreement with New Mexico customer groups to increase base rates, a measure driven in large part by the costs of new power generation and the increases in the cost of doing business. SPS has submitted the agreement to the New Mexico Public Regulation […]

Managing water levels at Ute Lake tops advisory group’s agenda

By QCS Staff A meeting of the Ute Reservoir Advisory Group to discuss water supply management at Ute Lake in advance of a proposed water pipeline to bring water to Clovis and Portales will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at the Tucumcari Convention Center by the URAG, said Mark Murphy, Canadian River Basin […]

05-27-09: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., VFW Post # 2528 Bingo, 105 E. Main St., Tucumcari. Call 461-3061.Thursday: 5 p. m., regular meeting, Housing Authority, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-4403.Thursday: 6 p.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari City Commission, City Hall, 215 E Center St. Call 461-3451.Thursdays ongoing: Noon, Tucumcari Rotary Club, Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. […]

Logan begins work to phase out septic tanks

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Thomas Garcia Phase I in the construction of the $13 million sewer pipeline project for the Village of Logan began Tuesday. Crews of the contracting company SAMCON INC. of Albuquerque, broke ground on the sewer project, said Larry Wallin, Village of Logan manager. “This first phase will introduce the service to 400 new customers,” Wallin […]