Collision complicates rancher’s plans

Baxter Black Ron said it was just one of those days. In fact, it was the day before the regular auction in Ft. Pierre, SD. He had sorted off a truckload of cows he needed to get rid of. They were in a rain-soaked pasture down by the road that had no corral. No sweat, […]

Futurity honors bridge generations

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One Lane: Repairs under way on US 54 bridge

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Traffic over the Canadian River Bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan, is reduced to one lane for emergency repairs of a bridge expansion joint, according to the state’s Department of Transportation. Traffic control devices are in place and estimated time of completion of bridge repairs is about one month ending on Nov. 24.

Slipped joint on U.S. 54 bridge causes camper accident

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By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun An RV camper struck part of a bridge expansion joint and caused the bridge at Logan on U.S. Highway 54 to shut down four hours on Thursday, state transportation officials said. �I was driving over the bridge when I saw the joint sticking out about 6-to-8 inches above the […]

Bridge open, DOT meeting set for Tucumcari, Festival booths needed, San Jon Schools celebrate Centennial

San Jon to celebrate 100… San Jon School will hold its Centennial Celebration on Sept. 22. The school will be open for all to see how the school has changed since it first opened in 1907. The community is invited to join in the celebration. For information contact Stacy Wooten-Kent at 505-576-2466 or via email […]

Bridge where the keys are thrown away

There’s this bridge in Rome — not for cars, just for people — where lovers have been chaining padlocks, first to a lamppost, then to other posts, and,  then, “locked together,” throw the key into the Tiber River below. The idea— They are locked together; they will never leave each other.  This is not an […]

Inspectors OK bridge on U.S. 54 at Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun State bridge inspectors gave the bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan passing marks on Thursday after spending several hours examining its structure. The bridge is one of four steel-truss bridges in New Mexico that was ordered by Gov. Bill Richardson to undergo a comprehensive inspection last week. Richardon’s order […]

Bridge at Logan rated “fair”

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A state bridge engineer is scheduled to inspect the Logan bridge on U.S. Highway 54 across the Canadian River on Thursday. The bridge is rated “fair” on a three-phased scale of good to fair to poor, said Heather Sandoval, assistant district engineer and bridge engineer with the New Mexico […]

Logan bridge on U.S. Highway 54 to be inspected

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By QCS Staff LOGAN — A bridge on U.S. 54 near Logan is one of four steel-truss bridges in New Mexico that will undergo a comprehensive inspection, Gov. Bill Richardson announced Thursday. The bridges are built similar to the one that collapsed Wednesday on 1-35 in Minneapolis, which resulted in four deaths, 79 injured and […]

Card game bridges generation gap

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun My Aunt Helen died last week. She was 84 and the last of my mother’s bridge group. Her death is a marker of memories and a reminder that those of my generation are becoming the family sentinels. She and my Uncle Jack raised five children. And I can’t help […]