Arch Hurley’s top pick goes unnamed

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors has offered the position of general manager to one of five candidates, said Larry Perkins, chairman of the board. “The majority of the board agreed on the candidate. But the offer has accepted or rejected,” said Perkins. “We called the candidate […]

Gilbertson wins Arch Hurley precinct 2 position

By QCS Staff Gilbertson grabs votes…John Gilbertson won the popular referendum for the Pricinct 2 position on the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, said Larry Perkins, board chairman. “It was a close race,” Perkins said. Gilbertson recieved 3,658 votes versus Donald Bidegain who recieved 3,221 votes, Perkins said. At a special meeting of […]

Groups look to tackle cleanup of Tucumcari Lake

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun City, state and federal officials will meet today to discuss the future of Tumcumcari Lake and how they can jointly work together to clean up and restore the lake, said Robert Abercrombie, coordinator of the El Llano Estacado Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) council. Officials meeting are from the […]

New general manager for Arch Hurley?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A decision about the new intermin general manager of the The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could be made today at 9 a.m. at a special meeting of the district’s board of directors. Included on the board’s agenda was the topic of a interim general manager. The district’s current general […]

High water at Conchas

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Fueled by monsoon rains, the water level at Conchas Lake is the highest its been in at least several years, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Higher water levels means more water will be available to irrigate farm and ranch operations south of the dam […]

May 27, 2006 Notable Notes

District sets meeting The Arch Hurley Conservancy District will hold a meeting 10 a.m. June 14. The topic of the meeting is the district’s irrigation canal and ways to improve safety around the area. The meeting will take place at the district’s office at 101 E. High Street. For information, contact the district at 461-2351.

Local canals receive water

QCS Staff QCS Staff The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Conchas Dam, in conjunction with the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, released irrigation water Tuesday. The water will flow in canals throughout Quay County and the Tucumcari area, according to Joe Martinez, a corps of engineers maintenance work leader. “We released 200 cubic feet of […]

Bingaman submits bill for canal study

By Dave Gragg U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman submitted legislation on Friday that gives the Bureau of Reclamation $500,000 to study lining the Arch Hurley Canal and what effect that lining would have on irrigated and municipal water supplies. In August of 2002, the Arch Hurley Irrigation District announced plans to study lining the canal to […]