Calendar – Feb. 13

Thursday City Commission Work Session at 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall Feb. 20 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Cemetery Advisory Board at Noon, City Hall Feb. 25 Library Advisory Board at 5:15 p.m., Library Feb. 26 City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall […]

More than 90 attend water information meeting

More than 90 residents attended an informational meeting about the status of Ute Lake and it's future Saturday at the Logan Civic Center. "The lake is not going to be drained any time in the near future," said attorney Warren Frost, a Logan resident. "People need to be made aware this project is decades away […]

Friends of the NRA holding banquet March 9

Friends of the National Rifle Association will hold their fifth annual banquet at the Tucumcari Convention Center on March 9 at 6 p.m. Tim Bishop, Quay County FNRA event coordinator, said tickets are going fast and anyone wanting to attend will need to get their tickets soon. Ticket prices are $25 for a single and […]

Mesalands hosting FAFSA event

Mesalands Community College will be hosting its annual "FAFSA Free-For-All" event on Feb. 22, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. FAFSA Free-For-All provides college students free professional assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the form that colleges, universities, and vocational schools use to determine a student's complete financial […]

Railroad staff host safety workshop

Union Pacific Railroad staff hosted a safety workshop for local law enforcement Tuesday at the Tucumcari Train Depot. QCS photos: Thomas Garcia Officers of the Department of Public Safety's Motor Transportation Division board a train as part of the Union Pacific safety training held Tuesday at the Tucumcari Train Depot. "We want to give the […]

Police blotter – Feb. 13

The following is a sampling of calls received by the central dispatch office for Quay County based at the Tucumcari Police Department. Friday At 9:32 a.m. a man reported damage to his property on the 2300 block of South Fourth Street At 11:21 a woman reported a theft on the 200 block of North Fifth […]

Some thoughts on Valentine’s Day and love

Uh oh. It seems that the date for this column should probably indicate its content. Rats! If the whole thing reads like it was written by a Valentine's Day grinch, I should just plead guilty. It's almost certainly good for husbands like me to have a deadline that calls for something on the order of […]

Xcel Energy warns area customers about billing scams

AMARILLO, Texas – Xcel Energy today warned customers of increased incidences of scams targeting utility customers. The scams generally involve attempts to illegally obtain payments for ficticious utility bills. Individuals impersonating Xcel Energy representatives or collection agency personnel are utilizing a variety of techniques to gain access to customers' funds, usually by indicating a customer […]

Logan man faces criminal abortion charges

A Logan man accused of beating his six-months pregnant girlfriend is facing criminal abortion charges, according to Tenth Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose. Rose said the Feb. 1 attack has also driven him to take the issue to state lawmakers and appeal for stronger laws to protect women and their unborn children. Rose said he […]

Government transparency: Public payroll data available

In an effort to improve government transparency throughout New Mexico, the Rio Grande Foundation has requested and published payroll data for the 35 largest cities throughout New Mexico and all 33 counties in the state. Some cities including Albuquerque and Rio Rancho post payroll information online. Bernalillo County also posts salary data on its website. […]