School cancellations

Tucumcari schools have cancelled Wednesday classes.

Election delays could increase violence in Iraq

It’s been two weeks since the election in Iraq. Optimists hoped it would be a significant step toward forming a reasonably stable democracy that would at least be able to govern itself fairly peacefully. A final vote tally is still not available, but two things seem certain. It will probably take months for a governing […]

Delays could open door for Tucumcari to lure racino to town

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor Construction delays on the Raton racino could open the door for Tucumcari to lure it to Quay County. Logan attorney Warren Frost, president of the Quay County Gaming Authority, said he sent a letter to the New Mexico Racing Commission stating Tucumcari’s continued interest in building a racino, which […]

Water permit delays cause for concern

By QCS Staff A representative of the Tucumcari Feedyard expressed frustration at the city’s slow pace to get a permit for gray water that could be used for livestock at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Rancher Jack Smith said he had been working with the state’s Environment Department to get the necessary permits for the […]