Gov. Bill Richardson to visit Tucumcari

By QCS Staff Gov. Bill Richardson will be in Tucumcari Thursday for a pre-groundbreaking rally for the new Tucumcari High School at the Tucumcari High School Auditorium, school officials said. Students, school staff and members of the Tucumcari Board of Education will participate and the public is invited to attend, according to a release. Richardson’s […]

Slide guitarist, with Quay County musical roots, inducted into Swing hall of fame

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By Elaine Walker, Anacortes American Reprinted with permission At his Anacortes, Wash., home, slide guitar pioneer Bill Gates shows how the instrument is played with a metal bar and finger picks. He built this guitar himself. Gates was honored by the Seattle Western Swing Music Society several months ago. A fine slide guitarist, Bill Gates […]

Governor to support local projects

Chelle Delaney Gov. Bill Richardson met with local officials on Wednesday and

Ute Water Project passes House

By Gabriel Monte A bill authorizing federal funding for the Ute Water Project has passed what area officials call a major milestone. The House voted 301-124 Thursday to pass the bill authorizing the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to spend $327 million on a project that would pipe water from the Ute Lake Reservoir to eight […]

Officials hopeful legislative funding survives

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The fate of funding local projects lies in the governor’s hands. Gov. Bill Richardson can veto the million-dollar packed bill, or with a quick signature make some local officials very happy. Tucumcari city and Quay County officials are hopeful that the capital outlay projects bill will survive Richardson’s scrutiny. […]

Bill Glen

Services: At 1 p.m. Thursday, at Steed-Todd Chapel. Bill Glen, 78, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, from acute kidney failure after a brief stay in the Rio Rancho Health Care Center. He was born July 3, 1929 in St. Vrain the youngest child of Minnie and William Glen. Mr. Glen was a lifetime resident of […]

Fred Ray Lawrence

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Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Logan Cemetery, Logan. Fred Ray Lawrence, 71, died Wednesday, July 4 , 2007, at his home in Logan. He was born Jan. 26, 1936 in Clayton to Fred and Verda Lawrence. He married Joyce Stottlemyre on July 7 1956. Survivors include his wife, Joyce, of Logan, a daughter Loretta […]

Edna Mae Arbuckle

Services: 2 p.m. in the Mosquero Community Church at Mosquero, N.M. Edna Mae Arbuckler, 80, died on Saturday, April 21, 2007, at the Oddesy Hospice in Amarillo, Texas.   Mrs. Arbuckle was born March 29, 1927 in Roy, N.M., to Arthur and Tonita Shrum. She had been a member of the Mosquero Community Church. She […]

1/21 Editorial

Another year, another stab at re-writing the Endangered Species Act. Last year, the House of Representatives actually managed to pass a bill containing some promising provisions, including one requiring that compensation be paid to people whose property values are diminished by a federal listing. Now the action moves to the U.S. Senate — the graveyard […]

County commissioners to vie for funds

By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS If all goes according to plan, County Manager Terry Turner said Quay could be $600,000 richer to help pay for its top three priorities. Quay County commissioners will get a chance to vie for these funds Monday through Wednesday when they attend the New Mexico Midwinter Conference in Santa Fe. The […]