Groundbreaking marks step beyond discussion for Ute pipeline

Kevin Wilson Thursday’s groundbreaking marks another step for an effort to building a pipeline from Ute Reservoir — a step outside. Discussed, and shelved, and discussed again for decades in public meetings and congressional offices, the pipeline project makes a partial move from a discussed project to one putting in groundwork. “I remember that forever, […]

Press release: Turbine manufacturing firm considers Mesalands

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College is currently in discussion with an international turbine manufacturing firm to bring one of the largest wind turbines in the industry to Tucumcari. If Tucumcari is selected, the manufacturing firm plans to install the turbine before the end of next year. According to Phillip O. Barry, Mesalands president, this project […]

Water authority to discuss fiscal agent

Special to the Sun The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority will meet at 2 p.m. today at the Melrose School Building. Among the items on the agenda are: –A new agreement between the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation and the authority. –Evaluation of proposals and selection of a fiscal agent for the authority. –Discussion and […]

Richardson promises help for schools

Angela Peacock Improving education was the main topic of discussion by Gov. Bill Richardson during Thursday afternoon’s town hall meeting at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Richardson proposed two educational amendments for voters to consider before the September elections. First he wants to establish a new state education position, the Secretary of Education, who will sit […]