Local agencies participate in exercise

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Thomas Garcia QCS senior writer Members of the Tucumcari Police, Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and Quay County Sheriff’s Office participated Tuesday in a weapons of mass destruction incident exercise. “This exercise includes the identification of a biological hazard and the removal of an injured team member,” said. Major Xavier Miller of the New Mexico […]

Letter to the editor: Voter fraud fabricated issue

The conservative all- encompassing emergency now in vogue is, gasp, voter fraud. Never mind that it does not exist, the conservatives are going to spare no effort to install the solution and then “invent” the problem. The real purpose is to put in roadblocks to hamper minority and poor voting, which tends to be pro […]

Conservation program policies modified

CNJ staff The U.S. Farm Service Agency is modifying its Conservation Reserve Program policies to help agricultural producers affected by drought. FSA is permitting farmers and ranchers approved for emergency grazing in drought-stricken states, including New Mexico, to extend the emergency grazing period for a month, to Oct. 31, without an additional payment reduction, according […]

Dan C. Trigg emergency room floods

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QCSun staff Freezing temperatures were blamed for a wet mess at Tucumcari’s Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital Thursday. A sprinkling system burst and flooded the emergency room. Hospital Administrator Lance Labine said there were no injuries and no one was in the emergency room when the sprinkler broke. “We had a lot of folks that […]

Emergency departments work through holidays

Russell Anglin The holiday season means business as usual for Tucumcari emergency workers. Tucumcari Police Department Detective Sgt. Patricia Lopez said the city experiences a spike in property crimes, including burglaries, theft and shoplifting, towards year’s end. “There’s really not much of a difference between what we saw last year and what we’re seeing this […]

Calendar — May 26

Today Tucumcari/Quay Regional Emergency Communication Board at 10 a.m., City Hall. Thursday Housing Authority Board at 5 p.m., City Hall. City Commission at 6 p.m., City Hall. Friday City Finance Board at 10 a.m., City Hall Saturday Wheatland School Reunion at 8 a.m., Grady Senior Citizens Building. Bring a covered dish for lunch.

NMAA: Practices resume, state events rescheduled

By QCS Staff The Board of Directors of the New Mexico Activities Association voted today to resume high school practices and reschedule state championship events at an emergency session this morning, according to an

Community Notes: Ctiy’s emergency sirens to sound off, Saturation patrols in effect

City’s emergency sirens to sound offThe Tucumcari Fire Department and Tucumcari/ Quay County Emergency Management will begin testing the city’s storm sirens at 10 a.m., Wednesday mornings. The first test will be

11-26-2008: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St. Call 461-3451.Today: 10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Story time for all children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years of age, Tucumcari Public Library, 602. Second St. Call 461-0295.Today: 11 a.m. – 2 […]

09-24-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., regular meeting, Tucumcari/Quay County Regional Emergency Communications Board, City Hall, 215 E. Center St.Today: 10 a.m.