Fair driving on I-40; sunny but cold today; wind chill near zero tonight

Sunday morning road conditions and weather: Fair driving conditions are reported on Interstate 40 from Hudson Lake (mile marker 348) to the Texas border. Rroadway is clear but may have icy spots. Crews are out plowing, salting and cindering. Please drive with caution reduce speed and obey all posted traffic signs. Weather today will be […]

Commissioner Sandoval ousted, Commissioner Salinas-McTigue retained in Tucumcari recall vote

By Steve Hansen QCS Managing Editor Voters in Tucumcari’s City Commission District 2 ousted their commissioner Jimmy Sandoval Thursday, according to unofficial returns. Commissioner Dora Salinas-McTigue, District 1, survived a recall vote, according to the unofficial vote count. Voter turnout in both districts was low. Sandoval was recalled by a vote of 60 for his recall and […]

La Mesa’s civil suit against New Mexico Racing Commission should not impact sixth license

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer tgarcia@qcsunonline.com The New Mexico Racing Commission plans to address a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court by a failed Raton based racetrack-casino developer but has postponed again a public input session concerning a sixth racing license. The final agenda for their meeting Thursday shows commission officials have failed to […]

Oklahoma couple issued Quay County’s first same-sex marriage license


By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer   Pam Workman and Lisa Harvey of Oklahoma City, Okla., applied for and received the first same-sex marriage license issued in Quay County. The couple received their license Thursday, said Georgia Lujan, deputy county clerk. Workman said Harvey asked her to marry in July. They had planned to marry […]