Letter to the editor: extending Bush tax cuts unwise

The Tea Party’s objective is to come across as a non elite grass roots movement. They supposedly are against government spending and deficits. They and conservatives are against Democrats for that reason. The unanswered question is where were they when the deficits were created and financial meltdown was occurring, under conservative administration. It is informative […]

Senior menus — Oct. 6

The following are the lunch menus for Oct. 7 – Oct. 13 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Pork ribs, coleslaw, spinach, bread with margarine, apricots or applesauce cake. Friday Lemon baked chicken, rice, cucumber salad and dressing, beets, spice cake. Monday Santa Fe chicken, rice, broccoli with cheese, buttered carrots, pineapple upside-down cake. Tuesday […]

Fishing report — Oct. 6

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Are lake reports Sumner Lake: Winter trout waters, stilling basin – Pressure has been light and fishing is slow for all species.

School menus — Oct. 6

The following are the menus for schools in Quay County. House Monday Breakfast: Sausage and egg biscuit, variety of cereal, muffins, yogurt, juice, milk. Lunch: Hamburger or cheeseburger, French fries, green beans or peanut butter and jelly sandwich, fruit, soup and salad bar, variety of milk. Tuesday Breakfast: Biscuit, sausage, gravy, variety of cereal, muffins, […]

Comments from the Canyon: Area’s history worth sharing with friends

Lynn Moncus Our lives along Route 66 are enriched by the many travelers we see and the opportunities they give us to learn about other areas. Many of those travelers are interested in the history of Route 66 and are eager to talk about what life was like during the growth and development of that […]

House Municipal Schools honor roll

House Municipal School Honor Roll

Area volleyball schedule —Oct. 6


Local probation, parole office closing


Thomas Garcia A lower caseload and fewer offenders over the past five years has prompted the New Mexico Corrections Department to downsize the local probation and parole office, a department spokesperson said.

Community calendar — Oct. 6

Thursday City Commission work session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Monday Economic Development Corp. at 5:15 p.m., EDC. Oct. 15 Library Advisory Board at noon, Tucumcari Public Library. Oct .28 Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Oct. 22 City […]

Police blotter — Oct. 6