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Borehole test drilling project abandoned

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday it is abandoning a test meant to determine whether nuclear waste can be buried far underground. That’s because of changes in budget priorities, the...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Final 'Rockabilly' event next week

In one week, the unique four-day music celebration of Route 66 and classic Americana, "Rockabilly on the Route," will return to Tucumcari for a fifth...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 24, 2017 

Marking a milestone

A week of anticipation culminated into the tossing of caps by more than 50 graduates Friday night at the Snake Pit. "I am ready to be done with it,"...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 24, 2017 

Commission continues drive against boreholes

Following an executive session, Quay County commissioners voted 2-1 on Monday to hire a consulting firm and to draft a letter to the U.S. Department of Energy opposing the borehole project....

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 24, 2017 

One step closer

Making a dream come true often requires drudgery. On Monday, Logan residents Glenn Lubera, his son, Jared, and friend Justin Osborne spent the...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Pages past - May 24

May 1972 • Larry Ingram of Tucumcari was elected as a director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce. The position was left vacant after Mayor King Aitken resigned. • Horace Wood was appointed as...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Events calendar - May 24

Thursday • City Commission: 6 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall • Housing Authority Board: 5 p.m., Tucumcari City Hall June 1-4 • Rockabilly on the Route: All day, Tucumcari Convention Center Service...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Senior menus - May 24

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers for today through May 31: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Green chili hamburger, onion rings, pork and beans,...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Jail log - May 24

The following individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from May 13 through May 19: • Michael Armijo, 27, warrant • David Chavez, 24, driving under the influence of liquor •...

 
 News    May 24, 2017 

Capital Improvement tax question approved

A Capital Improvements 2-Mill Tax Question was approved by voters on May 16 during a special election of the Logan Municipal Schools District. There were 209 voters, which was 20 percent of the 1,018...

 
 By David Grieder    News    May 24, 2017 

Special legislative session starts today

The state Legislature reconvenes today in Santa Fe for another attempt to balance the budget — and this time, lawmakers hope, with a little more harmony and a little less second-guessing. A few of...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 17, 2017

Longhorns, Lady Longhorns basketball teams' new head coaches announced

A new face will be heading up boys basketball at Logan Municipal Schools next school year. Logan High School graduate Kyle Griffiths will be joining the school district from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma,...

 

Fishing Report

The fishing report has been generated from the best information available from Department of Game and Fish officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ,...

 

Meeting watch: Quay County Commission

At their May 8 meeting, Quay County commissioners took the following actions: • Approved a four-year contract with the New Mexico Department of Health in which the county pays $765 for maintenance...

 

Event Calendar

Today • Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board: 10 a.m., Tucumcari City Hall Monday • Quay County Commission: 9 a.m., Quay County Courthouse • Library Advisory Board: 5:15 p.m., T...

 

Students honored for straight As

Correspondent report Success doesn't always come easy, even to good students. That was the lesson Benjamin Arenas, a 2005 Tucumcari High School...

 

Senior Menus- May 17

The following are the menus for the Tucumcari and Logan senior centers in Quay County for today through May 25: Coffee, tea and milk served daily Logan Thursday: Carne adovada, Spanish rice, squash, f...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 17, 2017

Commissioners amend nuisance ordinance

The Tucumcari City Commission enacted amendments to the city’s nuisance ordinance on Thursday. The amendments make violations of the ordinance criminal offenses but reduce the fine for first...

 

School Menus- May 17

he following are the menus for schools in Quay County for today through May 25: House Thursday Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, variety of juice and milk Lunch: Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with grav...

 

jail log

The following were booked into the Quay County Detention Center May 4-12: • Michael Benavides, 21, shoplifting ($250 or less), resisting, evading or obstructing an officer • Kaycee L. Langston,...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 17, 2017

6 House grads move on to next chapter

By Thomas Garcia QCS Senior Writer tgarcia@qcsunonline.com Six graduates started the next chapter of their lives Sunday at House High School. The commencement ceremony served dual purposes honoring...

 
 By Alisa Boswell    News    May 17, 2017

No rest for the researcher

By Alisa Boswell Managing editor aboswell@thenews.email Most people may see summer as a time of relaxation. But when you run a dinosaur museum, summer vacation doesn't exist, according to the scientis...

 
 By Thomas Garcia    News    May 10, 2017

City celebrates Rawhide Days

Reconnecting with locals, meeting new people and being part of the Old West makes Tucumcari feel like home, according to Shirley Brinegar. Brinegar,...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 10, 2017

Local invents BugZing repellent

Because mosquitoes have built-in chemical analysis labs and a local scientist has been working in fuel cell technology, Quay County can now play a...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    May 10, 2017

Residents discuss opposition plan

While anti-borehole activists and the Quay County Commission agreed Monday they all want to stop the proposed drilling of a three-mile-deep borehole...

 

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