Free speech not a bargaining chip in china deal

The Internet behemoth Google announced last week it would stop filtering content for its Chinese-language search Web site in China, a bold decision that could lead to Google being blocked in China. The move hoists a glaring spotlight on Beijing’s ongoing desire to stifle free speech and manipulate Chinese markets. And, while it looks like […]

Freedom strikes deal for Arizona paper sale

Freedom New Mexico Freedom Communications filed a motion Tuesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware seeking approval of the sale of its Phoenix-area publications to 1013 Communications LLC, an affiliate of Thirteenth Street Media. In a statement, Freedom said company officials hope a hearing will be held in early March and that the transaction […]

Freedom, creditors reach bankruptcy deal

By Dena Bunis WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal bankruptcy court judge Thursday approved a deal between Freedom Communications, its unsecured creditors and its lenders that could allow the company to emerge from bankruptcy by the end of March. Freedom properties include the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun in Tucumcari. The arduously […]

Area farmers struggling with water restraints

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Area farmers are having to deal with water restraints limiting them to seasonal crops or even preventing them from planting crops.

Institute’s annual meeting focuses on New Deal-WPA works

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New Deal photo exhibit opens today in Tucumcari

By QCS Staff The National New Deal Association’s traveling exhibit of New Mexico’s photo-documented New Deal Treasures will be on display in Tucumcaru today through Sept. 7. The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD), through its New Mexico MainStreet Program, borrowed the exhibit from the National New Deal Association late last year, according to a […]

Conchas Dam celebration set for Friday

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By QCS Staff On Friday a celebration will be hosted at Conchas Lake Dam by the Corps of Engineers and New Mexico State Parks to mark the 75th anniversary of the New Deal programs and the 75 anniversary of New Mexico’s parks, said a Corps of Engineers spokeswoman. “This event is for the public’s benefit, […]

New Deal celebrating 75th anniversary

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun In the small community of Amistad,

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Today: 10 a.m., Amistad, NM will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day. All day events, demonstrations and displays, and food.

Amistad preparing for New Deal celebration May 17

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Special to the QCS Historic Amistad will host the New Deal/WPA Celebration Day on May 17. Registration begins at 10 a.m. The keynote speakers are Kathryn Flynn, executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association, and Richard Melzer, president of The New Mexico Historical Society, author and expert on the Civilian Conservation Corps. This […]