Clovis Mayor calls for cooperation on pipeline project

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Thomas Garcia Her own political campaign aside, ensuring a sustainable water source for Clovis, Portales and other eastern New Mexico communities has been and always will be a top priority, Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said Friday. “The need for continued work to secure funding and compromise with the entities involved is obvious,” Brumfield said regarding […]

Committee meets to discuss Ute Reservoir

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Thomas Garcia A conservation steering committee said Thursday they would like to work together to establish policies that ensure Ute Lake water levels protecting recreation while providing water to Curry and Roosevelt counties. Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said hers and other communities should be willing to work out a compromise that benefits everyone. “We do […]

Press release: $46 million for low income communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today announced that Finance New Mexico will receive $46 million to support job creation and investments from the private-sector in economically distressed communities across the state. The $46 million comes through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial […]

Press release: Area communities eligible for public projects loan funds

Freedom New Mexico State Representative Dennis Roch (R-Tucumcari) today commended the New Mexico Finance Authority Oversight Committee for unanimously endorsing legislation which would authorize local government entities to apply for loans from the state’s Public Project Revolving Fund. “Given the state’s staggering budget shortfall,” said Roch, “local communities are relying less on capital outlay and […]

Governor seeks project ideas for stimulus funds

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Chelle Delaney By the time Gov. Bill Richardson left Tucumcari on Friday, he had a multi-million-dollar wish list from local government and elected officials. Richardson was here on a listening tour to hear what projects city and county leaders hoped to receive funding for from the federal stimulus package, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. […]

Lujan to establish office in Tucumcari

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Lujan said Friday he will be setting up an office in Tucumcari as soon as he can. The Tucumcari office will be one of several in the state, and will have a full-time staffer who will also be serving other eastern New Mexico communities, Lujan […]

Pearce visits THS, Logan

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce crisscrossed Quay County Tuesday delivering an anti-methamphetamine message to teens at Tucumcari High School, listening to constituents at Del’s Restaurant in Tucumcari and lunching with seniors at the Logan Senior Citizen Center. Pearce said he has been highlighting the effects of methamphetamines on families and […]

Tornadoes carry blessings after a few tragic minutes

The shock, euphoria and amazement at surviving Friday’s eastern New Mexico tornadoes are slowly changing for residents of Roosevelt, Curry and Quay counties, including the communities of Logan and Clovis. Five days later, our thoughts and energies are focused on cleaning up, rebuilding and moving forward with our lives even as we mourn the death […]

Rivalaries make sports world

By Lynn Moncus Although I rarely pay much attention to sports, I decided to watch the Aggie-Lobo game last week because of the rivalry and because other programs were either repeats or weren’t very interesting. Actually, I planned to dip in and out in order to avoid too much boredom but got hooked when the […]

Memories make history

By Lynn Moncus Not long ago, J.T. Warren of Arvada, Colo., sent a real treasure trove to this woman from Ima and also to the museum. He included a brief history of the Fisher family who homesteaded in the Plain, Puerto, Norton area in 1906, a family tree, and 227 photographs, most of which were […]