Rollover claims life of 72 year old resident of House

A single-vehicle rollover on State Road 252 Tuesday evening killed a 72-year-old House man, police said.

Dirt work

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Damien Deynata of San Diego played in the sand with his dump truck on Labor Day at Ute Lake State Park. Damien and his mother Melissa Deynata were visiting family in Quay County over the holiday.

Hole lotta work going on at landfill

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The big engines of the yellow earthmovers strain as they maneuver up the incline of huge mound of the red dirt. At the top of the rise, each machine releases between 45 and 50 tons of dirt making the mound taller inch-by-inch, day-by-day, said Bob Welch, project manager and […]

Rain spells brief relief

Chelle Delaney Thursday night’s rain brought sighs and smiles of relief to many ranchers and farmers in Quay County. And none could be happier than the Sidwells, a ranching couple, who own and operate the JX Ranch near the Caprock. “It’s the best thing that could have happened. We’re just going to ride around, check […]

Conservation counts at TES

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By Angela Peacock New Mexico’s infamous wind was able to serve a purpose other than being just an annoyance. About 300 Tucumcari elementary children fought to keep dirt from their eyes as they gathered at the Kiva Learning Center in the heart of the Outdoor Classroom for a lesson from district conservationist Richard Bull. Bull […]