City works to improve museum

Staff Report An application is being submitted by the city to help improve operation and promotion of the Tucumcari Historical Museum. The city is nearing completion of the application to the American Alliance of Museums for its museum assistant program, said City Manager Jared Langenegger, who outlined the purpose and benefits of the application Thursday […]

Resident takes dead snake into county, city offices

Quay County Chief Deputy Clerk Ellen White took this photo of Anthony Anaya Thursday when he brought a snake into the county courthouse.

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Quay County and city employees are used to handling concerns, complaints and suggestions from residents, but found them selves a bit panicked Thursday when Anthony Anaya walked into their offices with a dead rattlesnake. “I looked up and there he (Anaya) stood holding a dead snake,” said Ellen White, […]

Police shoot bear in Logan

This is the black bear that was shot and killed in Logan on Monday. The photo was taken by the security camera of Logan resident Joe Frey.

By Thomas Garcia Staff writer tgarcia@qcsunonline.com Logan police officers shot a black bear to death on June 6, saying they did so in the interest of public safety. Officers said they located the bear about 9:30 p.m. on June 6 in a tree in the neighborhood of Perch and Sunfish in the village of Logan, […]

Primary election results confirmed by commissioners

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By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer The canvass of the June 7 primary election on Friday by the Quay County Commission confirms incumbent Sue Dowell as the winner of the Quay County commissioner District 1 race and Albert J. Mitchell as the winner of the 10th Judicial District judge race. County Clerk Veronica Marez reviewed […]

Rockabilly on the Route continues to grow

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By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer Twenty-three bands from around the world — including Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats — classic cars, a pin-up contest and vendors drew more than 3,500 people to Tucumcari for the fourth annual Rockabilly on the Route. “Lee Rocker, was amazing he is a very genuine person and it […]

Jail Log — June 8

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center  May 21 – 27. • Y.C. Arnold, 30, warrant • Tevin Collins, 25, parole violation • Robert Ferguson, 29, warrant • Lamar French, 28, warrant • George Harris, 61, warrant • Matthew Howell, 25, animals at large • Mateo Romero, 19, warrant • Miguel […]

Calendar— June 8

Thursday City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall Friday Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse Wednesday Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City Hall June 21 City Finance Board: 10 a.m., City Hall June 23 Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 […]

Rough stock rodeo coming to Tucumcari

Staff Report An Amarillo-based rough stock rodeo company is bringing its brand of Western heritage to Tucumcari featuring world-class rough stock and competitors. The reasons for bringing the Champion Rough Stock Challenge to Tucumcari is for the city’s rodeo heritage and it’s a return to a place I competed at in my competition days, said […]

Bomb threat causes evacuation of motel

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By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer A bomb threat at the Blue Swallow Motel forced the evacuation of the hotel on Friday and the clearing of several blocks surrounding the area by state, county and local law enforcement. “We are asking that the public please stay out of the blocked off area for their own safety,” […]

Calendar—June 1

June 6 Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board: 10 a.m., City Hall June 7 Senior Advisory Board: 3 p.m., Senior Center June 9 City Commission Work Session: 5 p.m., City Hall City Commission: 6 p.m., City Hall June 10 Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse June 15 Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., City […]