Swine recycling program has merit

By Baxter Black: On the edge of common sense Years ago I crossed the Arizona border into the village of Sasabe, Sonora. The public statuary that marked the plaza was not of Father Kino, Coronado, or Pancho Villa. It was a nose-dived Cessna 182 nestled in a pile of rubble. I don’t know if the […]

Commission set to review racetrack applications Wednesday

Chelle Delaney The New Mexico Racing Commission will announce Wednesday the date it plans to declare its selection for the last remaining racetrack license in the state, according to the agenda for the commission’s next regular meeting on Wednesday. The commissioners will also meet in a closed session to discuss three separate license applications, including […]

Coronado Park says it has the numbers

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $250,000 was spent on economic research and feasibility studies, said Don Chalmers, the majority owner of Coronado Partners, LLC, which wants to build the

Proposed racino will bring new money to state, supporters say

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By QCS Staff Don Chalmers of Coronado Partners, LLC announced Monday that an application had been filed Friday with the New Mexico Racing Commission and the New Mexico Gaming Control Board to develop and operate Coronado Park race track and casino in Tucumcari, according to press release. “I am very excited to bring this project […]

Application filed for racino in Tucumari

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By QCS Staff It’s official. The application for a race track and casino has been filed with state agencies to obtain licenses for a racino in Tucumcari. Here is Coronado Partners’ press release on the filing of the application: Don Chalmers of Coronado Partners, LLC filed an application Friday with the New Mexico Racing Commission […]

07-28-2007: Calendar

Today: 5 p.m., Tucumcari Farmer’s Market, Wailes Park on Route 66 Blvd. Call 461-3346 or 403-7901 for information. Today: 6 p.m., Quay County 4-H Rodeo, Quay County Fairgrounds, Camino Del Coronado and W. Route 66 Blvd. Admission: $2 for adults, $1 for children 12 and under, $2 for programs. No dogs allowed. Today: 7 p.m., […]

City celebrates $100,000 worth of history

By Martha Frost: Quay County Sun In August 1940 Tucumcari and cities all over New Mexico were celebrating the journey of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado through New Mexico and the Southwest. The Spanish explorer expected to find streets paved with gold and houses studded with turquoise, but the only gold Coronado and his men found […]