Moms gear: Help your child keep away from sunburns with swimwear that changes color in the sun

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Maggie O’Neill Parents can teach their children to be sun aware – and sunburn aware – with a new line of swimwear offered through Seasons UV called LOL. Patterns on the swimwear tops change color to indicate that the sun is strong enough to cause a burn and that it’s time to apply sunscreen or [...]

Border safety still uncertain despite changes

Freedom New Mexico Winter Texans who already are starting to trickle into the Rio Grande Valley and others interested in crossing into Mexico might be alarmed at some of the latest news coming out of Mexico. Then again, they might be relieved. President Felipe Calderon last week sent Mexico’s Congress a proposal to do away [...]

Television changes, stays the same

Karl Terry As we sat down to dinner one night this past week I couldn’t quite figure out what I was watching on TV. Some character was upstaging the star of “The Mentalist” with her psychic abilities. “Have they merged ‘The Mentalist’ with ‘The Medium,’ as a crime-solving super-duo kinda like Batman and Robin?” My [...]

Police chiefs talks about changes, goals

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QC Sun staff Editor’s note: Jason Braziel was named Tucumcari’s police chief on April 7. He answered questions from Quay County Sun Staff Writer Thomas Garcia on Friday: Q. What immediate changes have you made to the department? A. On my first day as chief I changed the duty shifts of our officers from 12 [...]

Changes proposed to city animal control ordinance

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari City Commission on Thursday moved within one step of approving changes to the city’s animal control ordinance. Changes range from definitions to fees and license requirements. A final reading and approval of the changes is expected when commissioners meet on Sept. 14. If approved, they won’t be [...]

No fast changes for antelope hunt plan in sight

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Thomas Garcia The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will recommend a one-year extension for the proposed changes to the Antelope Private Land Use System (A-PLUS). The department will meet with the State Game Commission at 9 a.m. Thursday at Deming, where it will make its recommendation. Comments on the proposed changes were collected [...]

Small changes can have great effects

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Revised city codes cover future growth, past culture

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun A work session to review a proposed Unified Development Code for properties in Tucumcari went smoothly Tuesday night. The City Commission met with members of the Planning and Zoning Commission to go over the proposed unified development code by Consensus Planning, Inc. of Albuquerque. The cost of revising and [...]

Home Ec,ag seminar set for Jan. 18

By QCS Staff The 39th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar hosted by the Quay County Extension Service will be Jan.18 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Programs will begin at 9 a.m. with a variety of topics to choose from: l Manny Encinas will speak about alternative feed solutions as the price of corn continues [...]