Webcast issue under discussion

By Kate Nash House Speaker Ben Lujan will appoint a subcommittee to look into what’s become a hot-button issue this session: webcasting. Lujan, D-Nambe, will appoint a panel to look into what the rules should be for webcasts from the Roundhouse after Rep. Janice Arnold-Jones, R-Albuquerque, for the first time on Monday broadcast on the […]

01-07-2009: Sports Notes

Rattlers take on BosqueThe Tucumcari Rattlers varsity boys basketball team will take on the Bosque Bobcats at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Albuquerque. Lady Rattlers to compete in Bean Valley tourney

11-19-2008: Community Notes

Young At Heart Choir set to sing SaturdayThe Young At Heart Choir of Albuquerque will be presenting a concert at Center Street United Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The public is invited.The YAH choir is composed of senior citizens from various churches in Albuquerque They have been performing for over 19 years, under […]

Storm causes damage in Logan

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Thomas Garcia Logan was cleaning up Saturday after a violent thunderstorm produced damage around the community. At 8:58 p.m. Friday the National Weather Service in Albuquerque received a report of damage from wind gusts of 71 mph from residents in Logan, said Meteorologist Jonathan Suk. The wind knocked a mobile home off its foundation blocks […]

Second day for severe thunderstorm warning in Quay County

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By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effct today for west central Quay, southeastern San Miguel and northeastern Guadalupe Counties until 5:15 p.m. The NWS said severe thunderstorms are capable of producing nickle-sizec hailand damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.At 3:39 p.m., this storm was located near Newkirk or about 36 mileseast […]

School board moves forward on plans for new $23.8 million THS

Chelle Delaney After months of planning and moving classrooms around on blueprints, the Tucumcari School Board approved Thursday the basic design for the new Tucumcari High School project by architects Greer Stafford, SJCF of Albuquerque. A combination of new and renovated buildings, the project will cost an estimated $23.8 million, according to Tucumcari’s application to […]

Downs move to Moriarty not expected to hurt Tucumcari’s chances for racino

By QCS Staff A new race track in Moriarty shouldn’t have much impact on Tucumcari’s proposal for a race track and casino, said Warren Frost, executive director of the Quay County Gaming Authority. The New Mexico Racing Commission gave its approval on Tuesday to the Downs of Albuquerque to move to Moriarity, according to a […]

Body found in Conchas Lake identified

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun CONCHAS — A 25-year-old Albuquerque man died Sunday in Conchas Lake after cliff diving near Conchas Dam, New Mexico State Police said. Julian Sanchez was diving with friends and did not come up from a dive about 4:30 p.m.,

Moriarty comes out to show its support for Downs move

By Laura Nesbitt About 500 people from the Estancia Valley showed up in support of a proposed move by the Albuquerque Downs to Moriarty at a New Mexico Racing Commission hearing on Tuesday night at the Moriarty Civic Center. Moriarty annexed 700 acres north of Interstate 40 and east of N.M. 41 at the request […]

Local groups, volunteer honored with statewide award

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Special to the QCS Three Tucumcari based organizations and Relissa Nials were recipients of USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) statewide Earth Team Volunteer awards on Wednesday in Albuquerque. The awards were presented by NRCS state conservationist, Dennis Alexander, to the Canadian River Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD), El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation & Development […]