Children will bear burden of federal debt

It’s staggering. The federal debt, currently calculated at $15.2 trillion, actually is $51 trillion. The more familiar debt figure of $15.2 trillion debt is bad enough. It’s increasing at about $1.3 trillion a year and comes from deficit spending the past 10 years on the federal budget, whose fiscal year begins each Oct. 1. And […]

Be careful to bear fruit of righteousness

Fall is upon us beginning this Friday, Sept. 23. I learned on the Internet that the season is probably called fall because it signals the fall of the year – the end of the year, as indicated by falling temperatures, leaves, and snow. Fall is also called autumn, which is used seven times in the […]

Second lion caught in Pinos Altos, snare catches bear in same area

By QCS Staff

Bear appears to have left Conchas Lake area

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By QCS Staff With no further sightings of a Black bear cub since May 17, park officials believe the cub has moved out of the Conchas Lake area. “It’s an immature bear just out exploring” said Gary Cordova, U.S. Corps of Engineers project manager for Conchas Dam. There were sightings of the bear for about […]

Three cheers for cow dogs

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Well-trained cow dogs are probably the most valuable “hands” on a ranch. When I was young, our family had a black English Shepherd called Oso (bear in Spanish).

Bear cub sighted at Conchas Lake

By Robert Ciolli: Quay County Sun There have been several sightings of a Black bear cub near the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offices at the Conchas Dam Project, said Alyson Strickland, Corps of Engineers park ranger. The cub is about 2 and a half feet high, and has been seen scavenging for food in […]

Black bear cub sighted at Conchas

By QCS Staff The U.S. Corps of Engineers have had sightings of a Black Bear cub in the area of its headquarters at Conchas Dam. The last sighting of the cub, which is estimated to be about 2 and half feet tall, was Monday, said Darin Franzoni of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. The New […]

Rangers catch bear at Ute Lake

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun His name is not Yogi, and he was not stealing picnic baskets. Nevertheless, a black bear gave park rangers and a game warden a little trouble Friday in Logan. A 2 1/2-year-old black bear was caught at the Ute Lake State Park in Logan Friday morning, said park superintendent […]

Rattlers varsity boys strike Bears

By Albert Trujillo: QCS The Tucumcari Rattlers traveled to Estancia on Saturday afternoon and defeated the Bears, 65-44. Estancia held a 13-12 point lead at the end of the first quarter. At intermission, the Rattlers led 25-23. After the break, the Rattlers picked up the tempo of the game and began to tear down the […]

11/19 Editorial

We’ve frequently lamented the stubborn unwillingness of many major environmental groups to acknowledge good news on the environmental front, lest a retreat from the relentlessly apocalyptic script stop the donations from flowing and cause the media spotlight to turn away. So it’s only fair that we take note when a green group bucks those expectations […]