K-9 helps sniff cache of marijuana

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun With the help of a police dog, local police were able to seize 342 pounds of marijuana, police officials said. The dog sniffed out marijuana that was hidden in a pontoon boat, said Tucumcari Police consultant Daniel Lopez. The marijuana was found last month during a routine traffic stop [...]

07-21-2007: Community Notes

4-Hers Horse, Rodeo The state 4-H show will be at 7 a.m. on July 27-28. There is no admission charge. Quay County 4-H Rodeo will be at 6 p.m. July 27-28. Cost: $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12. All events at Quay County Fairgrounds. Boat Poker Run at Ute The Logan Ute Lake [...]

Ute Lake Marina opens in style for Fourth

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun For some there was no better way to start the Fourth of July weekend than with free hot dogs and a new marina. That’s what about 200 guests and civic and governmental officials had to say at Friday’s noon-time grand opening of the Ute Lake Marina in Logan. “It’s [...]

Safety always concern at Ute Lake

Ryan Lengerich When it comes to safety at Ute Lake in Logan, Park Manager Rodney Paris said flooding the water and banks with security personnel is the best way to prevent problems. “We try to use visibility as a deterrent, whether it is boat patrol or land patrol,” Paris said. The Ute Lake staff consists [...]

Albuquerque man injured at Ute Lake

TV Hagenah LOGAN – A boating accident at Ute Lake sent an Albuquerque man to the hospital with head and side injuries Sunday afternoon and left New Mexico State Park personnel investigating the specifics of the two-boat accident. Rangers said that at this time the details of the accident were still not clear, but it [...]

Police: Bad decision cause of Ute Lake drownings

By Angela Peacock Two Portales men who drowned in Ute Lake last August made a “bad decision” to leave their boat and try to swim through unfamiliar waters in the dark, a state police official said Monday. Toxicology reports released Monday show small amounts of alcohol were present in the bodies of both victims, but [...]

Two dead in Ute Lake drowning

By Angela Peacock Two Portales men drowned in a boating accident at Ute Lake on Thursday night. One victim was Frank Davis, who gained national attention when he paid comedian Jay Leno more than $320,000 for a celebrity-autographed motorcycle soon after Sept. 11, 2001. The money went to the Twin Towers Fund for the victims [...]