Wang Dang Doodle ready

William Thompson The Route 66 Festival’s “Wang Dang Doodle Parade” is set for Saturday, July 10. According to Virginia Wright, Director of the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce, the unique feature of the parade is that anyone can participate. “There is no pre-registration and no entry fee for those wishing to be a part of the […]

CAD has students racing in school

TV Hagenah There was a time when students racing toy cars in the halls of a middle school might be considered something other than educational. But at Tucumcari Middle School they might disagree with the more traditional notion since they instigated their Computer Aided Design program more commonly referred to as CAD. “This (creating and […]

Solar cars return to Tucumcari

Dave Gragg The strange little cars that buzzed through Tucumcari two years ago are making their way back as the second biennial American Solar Challenge comes back down Route 66. The 2,300-mile race is the longest in the world, traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles using only the sun’s rays to power their bizarre-looking craft. […]