Wise guys visit Tucumcari Elementary

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Chelle Delaney Two of Hedwig’s relatives showed up for the last day of school and caused quite a stir on Thursday at the Tucumcari Elementary School. In a tree at the school’s north entrance, a pair of owls spent the entire school day perched in the upper branches. Throughout the day, classrooms of kids came […]

Pruning keeps landscape looking good

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension To keep your landscape at its healthy best, start a regular pruning program. The following guidelines from the American Nursery and Landsape Association (ANLA) explains the basics. Nursery professionals are an excellent source of additional information. l Remove spent flowers to stimulate growth and additional bloom; otherwise, plant energy […]

City’s brush pile burns

Dave Gragg A massive pile of dead branches caught fire Tuesday around 9:30 p.m., sending an orange glow that could be seen throughout Tucumcari. The branches were at the wastewater treatment plant north of town. “It was about 30 (foot) by 30 when we got here,” said Tucumcari Assistant Fire Chief Larry Rigdon. “It took […]