Conchas residents discuss county police schedule

Russell Anglin Conchas residents and San Miguel County authorities seem to agree on one thing when it comes to their county police force. “There’s not enough cover,” County Sheriff Bennie Vigil said. A sheriff, undersheriff, sergeant and six deputies make up the county police force, which patrols a 4,700-square-mile area. Vigil said he wanted to [...]

Parents agree discipline important to raising children

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Russell Anglin When it comes to parental discipline, a group of dominoes players at the Tucumcari Senior Center Thursday seemed to agree on one thing. “An undisciplined child is a handicapped child,” Jeanette Fister, a retired mother of two boys said. However, the boundaries and methods for disciplining children are not set in stone and [...]

Governor’s race to pit Denish, Martinez

By David Stevens: FNM Editor New Mexico Republicans and Democrats can agree on at least one thing: “I think you’d have to say the governor’s race is going to be front and center on everybody’s radar screen in November,” said Curry County Republican Chairman Rube Render. “As we sit here right now, I’ve got to [...]

Citizenship take effort

By Leon Logan Citizenship takes effort I agree with religion columnist Debra Whittington in the Oct. 1 issue concerning God being over everything. As a citizen it is our responsibility to be informed, and to be informed requires some effort

Gov. Richardson, U.S. Air Force agree to expand Melrose Bombing Range

Freedom New Mexico SANTA FE — The state and the Air Force agreed during a meeting this week to move forward with the expansion of Cannon Air Force Base.The proposed expansion will transfer land from the State Land Office to the U.S. Air Force to expand the Melrose Bombing Range, according to a press release [...]

Two muncipalities agree to option for ‘racino’

By Chelle Delaney Two of the four government entities that comprise the Quay County Gaming Authority have agreed to sign options for a reduced percentage of the ownership in a proposed application for a race track and casino. The Quay County Commission agreed Monday that it would sign an option for a 1.5 percent ownership [...]