Press release: Mesalands signs memoranda with universities

Kimberly Hanna Mesalands Community College recently partnered with the mechanical and aerospace engineering department at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the mechanical engineering and material science department at Washington University in St. Louis. Both universities signed memoranda of understanding (MOU) with Mesalands. These documents allow the universities to use the commercial-sized turbine […]

Fireworks restriction in place

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Severe drought conditions in Tucumcari prompted city officials to impose a fireworks restriction on the sale and use of missile-type rockts, helicopters, aerial spinners and stick-type rockets. The Tucumcari City Commission met Thursday evening and issued a 30-day proclamation banning all fireworks that shoot into the air eight feet […]

Area rural water authority seeks to address ‘no project issue’

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The governing body of the Ute Water Project hopes this spring to have an analysis that would show what would happen if the project is not completed. Clovis Mayor and Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority Chairman David Lansford told the project’s engineering consultants that meetings to distribute federal funds […]

Water board to hire project director

By Jack King The board of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority has begun the process of hiring a director for the Ute Reservoir pipeline project. A search committe will publish a request for proposals for the job next week with a deadline to receive applications of Aug. 1. The committee will make recommendations […]