Postal revisions will eliminate two positions and delay delivery

Thomas Garcia Two full-time positions will be lost in a transfer of U.S. Postal Service mail processing operations from Tucumcari to Albuquerque, according to a USPS spokesman. The Postal Service announced its plan Thursday to move the processing center. Dates for the transition have not been set, according to Peter Haas of the USPS. The […]

Privatizing mail delivery could save post office

The U.S. Postal Service has increased rates so often in recent years it came out with the Forever Stamp, which is good for a first-class mailing into the indefinite future. On July 6, the USPS proposed another increase, a two-cent hike, to 46 cents, in 2011. That’s a 4 percent increase. Rates for other types […]

Tucumcari food cooperative set for third delivery

Russell Anglin The Tucumcari Food Cooperative is set to conduct its third monthly food delivery July 30 at the Quay County Fairgrounds. David Swenson, president of the board, said approximately 65 buyers have joined the co-op since it started delivering food in April. Members pay an annual $15 fee to order food. The buyer’s club […]

Quay County Sun ending home delivery

By QCS Staff Starting with the Jan. 3 edition of the Quay County Sun, subscribers will only receive their paper through the mail. Customers who now have home delivery will have their subscriptions sent via U.S. mail, said Mike Grigg, circulation director for Freedom New Mexico, which publishes the Quay County Sun. Their cost won’t […]

City water and delivery for treatment a priority

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun How to deliver more water and how to move more waste water out faster in Tucumcari’s city pipes received the most notice at the City Commission on Thursday. The city’s pipes from its wells at Five Mile Park are not as large as they should be and are more […]

District looks to change up water’s flow

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Management and documentation of water flow through the canals and lateral waterways of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District are key to achieving more efficiencies in the delivery of water for crop irrigation, said district board members at their meeting on Tuesday morning. In fact, the board scheduled a workshop […]

Newspaper delivery delayed

Friday’s storm has delayed delivery of the Quay County Sun. The papers were printed in Clovis on Saturday morning as usual, but carriers have been unable to bring them to Tucumcari for distribution. Circulation Director Rusty Galloway said papers may not be delivered until Monday because of road conditions, but efforts will continue through the […]

Tucumcari hospital’s first baby born

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By Ryn Gargulinski When the Tucumcari hospital’s first baby of the new year was born at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Mom said the girl’s screams could be heard as far away as Albuquerque. Well, that’s because the baby’s mother, Stephanie Romero, was on the phone with her own mother and her brother who live there. […]

9/24 Construction alert

Since South First Street construction is now switching to the southbound lanes, a number of residents on South First south of Route 66 will have their mail delivery affected. To facilitate matters, Postmaster Rob Roark said they are installing a Neighborhood Delivery and Collection box for customers’ convenience. The box, which was installed Friday, is […]