Hydration key to battling heat

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Temperatures across eastern New Mexico hit triple digits this week — a good time to remind folks it’s important to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, area physicians say. When people are being active they lose fluids by breathing and sweating, said Dr. Richard Gritzmacher, a physician at […]

Freedom Communications announces company-wide wage reduction

Freedom New Mexico Freedom Communications, Inc. announced a five percent across-the-board

NMAA may change sports classes

Thomas Garcia Area schools, like those across the state, may be affected by a

Officers will increase patrols over holiday, Conchas airport to be updated

By QCS Staff More officers will patrol I-40 for holidayHoliday drivers will see increased law enforcement activity this weekend as they drive across New Mexico, according to a press release from the state’s Departemtn of Public

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No fast changes for antelope hunt plan in sight

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Thomas Garcia The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will recommend a one-year extension for the proposed changes to the Antelope Private Land Use System (A-PLUS). The department will meet with the State Game Commission at 9 a.m. Thursday at Deming, where it will make its recommendation. Comments on the proposed changes were collected […]

Udall to visit to promote U.S. service academies to students

By QCS U.S. Rep. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) has organized events at high schools across New Mexico’s Third District, including Tucumcari,

Couple brings cross to town

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By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A Clovis couple stopped in Tucumcari as they travel across New Mexico on a mission to share a gift of faith. Gene and Inez Lovato visited the residence of Jimmy and Gloria Rivera with some precious cargo. In the back of a enclosed travel trailer laid a six-foot crucifix […]

Easter a perfect time for a canyon trip

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Correspondent Easter afternoon was perfect time for Aggie and me to drive to “the canyons of home” in order to enjoy some much needed solitude and to appreciate the silence of the llano. Besides, Aggie deserved a smooth ride on pavement for a change after having been bounced all over the […]

Finding a place is important

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Sometimes the call of the canyons is louder than usual, especially when tension is rising and making the head feel a little like a pressure cooker that is about to explode. Many of us who call Quay County our home have favorite areas that draw us to them so we […]