New system will alert residents about severe weather and disasters

Thomas Garcia A new system will soon be available to alert Quay County residents about severe weather and disasters. “We will be able to alert the public via land line, cell phone, email and fax,” said Tucumcari Emergency Manager Scot Jaynes . Jaynes said the system being installed is an Everbridge SmartGIS. He said it […]

Midterm results should alert Washington

Freedom New Mexico President Barack Obama’s news conference last Wednesday was curious, with him shifting from a partial understanding of what he finally acknowledged was a “shellacking” of his party to extended answers couched in theory and speculation that sounded for all the world as if the midterm elections had not happened. When you get […]

High winds have area fire departments on alert

By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Area fire crews are checking equipment and staying in touch with department chiefs as red flag warnings continue in Quay County.

Mesalands initiates collegewide alert system

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Students signing up for summer classes at Mesalands Community College are the first to participate in the college’s new emergency alert system, said Aaron Kennedy, dean of student services. All the students have to provide is their cell phone numbers and email addresses. If there is an emergency situation, […]

Shooting puts law enforcement on alert

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers An atmosphere of vigilance has settled over New Mexico law enforcement agencies since they lost one of their own in a routine traffic stop on March 22. When he stopped the driver of a gold pickup truck, Deputy James McGrane Jr., 38, was shot in the head and died. For […]