Thomas Garcia Local farmers and ranchers, and area officials said water conservation and preservation of the Canadian River watershed, which supplies Conchas and Ute lakes, are high on the list of their recommendations to be included in an updated regional water plan. On Wednesday about 30 Quay County residents and government officials attended a public [...]
Chelle Delaney For the Lucero couple, James and Michelle, Friday night was an early present for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day all wrapped into one. Each of them walked to receive their degrees at Mesalands Community College’s graduation ceremonies. In addition to studying for their classes, they are the parents of three children and each [...]
Chelle Delaney The capital outlay dollars were skimpy at best when this year’s legislative session ended.
Chelle Delaney Some educators call them a “teachable moment.” They are those short opportune slices of time that give way to a lesson that was not on the day’s agenda. Then again, some may call it just a plain old setup. On Friday, when Gov. Bill Richardson visited Tucumcari, he and his two staffers were [...]
Chelle Delaney By the time Gov. Bill Richardson left Tucumcari on Friday, he had a multi-million-dollar wish list from local government and elected officials. Richardson was here on a listening tour to hear what projects city and county leaders hoped to receive funding for from the federal stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. [...]
By QCS Staff Former Tucumcari city manager, John Sutherland, was selected over three other applicants to become the county manager of Luna County, according to a report by The Deming Headlight. The selection will become finalized on Monday if contract negotiations are successful, the report said. County Commission Chairman Javier Diaz said Sutherland’s salary will [...]
PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University, in Portales, will host its 116th Commencement Convocation on Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. in Greyhound Arena. There are 322 candidates for the 2009 spring graduation. The commencement speaker will be New Mexico state Sen. Gay Kernan, who serves on the Senate Education Committee.
By QCS Staff The number of H1N1 flu, swine flu, cases in New Mexico is now at eight, according to information released today from the New Mexico Department of Health. In all there are 20 probable cases in the state located in 10 counties. The ages range from infancy to 57 years old, the press [...]
By QCS Staff The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Activities Association voted today to resume high school practices and reschedule state championship events at an emergency session this morning, according to an