Tons of holiday debris ups the ante at landfills

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Thomas Garcia Whether it is aluminum pie pans, fruit cakes or ravaged gift wrapping and packing peanuts, the household trash tends to accumulate over the holidays. “There was a definite increase in trash brought into the landfill,” said Steve Garcia, Logan landfill manager. “There was a definite increase when compared to previous weekends in the […]

Logan’s clean up costs could reach $150K

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The village of Logan is seeking federal funding to help in the cleanup of the damage from the tornado that hit Logan March 23. Representatives from U.S. Rep. Tom Udall’s office visited the town of Logan on Thursday afternoon to talk with Larry Wallin, Logan’s village manager. “The two […]

Residents enjoy free landfill week

William Thompson A number of Tucumcari residents are taking advantage of the free dumping allowed by city government at the Tucumcari landfill just north of town. The free dumping remains in effect through May 1. City employee Louis Molinas, who works at the landfill, said he was seeing more people than usual out at the […]