Kids’ gear: Sports pads keep your kids safe and comfortable

G-Form knee pads

McClatchy-Tribune The G-Form elbow, shin and knee pads are made from a lightweight material made specifically to flex with your joints and become rigid upon impact. The innovative exoskeleton design ensures comfortable protection with less bulk while your kid is on their bike, on the slopes or on the field. The Reactive Protection Technology provides […]

12-23 Letter to the Editor

Perfect gift came a long time ago As we prepare to celebrate various holidays this week, some of us may still be looking for the perfect gift. It gives me some pause to consider that the truly perfect gift came long ago, in the form of an unparalleled sacrifice. “For God so loved the world […]

County commission form property tax protest board

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Quay County commissioners have formed a board to hear 70 protests against property tax increases in the county. The board was formed at the request of Quay County Tax Assessor Janie Murray on Monday at the regular commission meeting. The board will consist of Sally Baker, Keith Bowen and […]

Sculptors to pour iron to create works of art

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Chelle Delaney Put 45 artists in a studio and you’ll get creations from the real to the surreal, and even the dangerous and adorable. From the lifelike form of a horse’s head to an ethereal angel shepherding a flock of sheep to the creation of a “robocat,” each artist is following his or her muse […]

Fantastic find: Mesalands class locates possible new form of Triassic reptile

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Thomas Garcia A Mesalands Community College paleontology class has found a fossil that could be of a new form of Triassic reptile at an eastern New Mexico dig site. “I think that we have found a new form of aetosaurs,” said Axel Hungerbuehler, professor of Paleontology at Mesalands Community College.The aetosaur, or eagle lizard, fossils […]

Attorneys offer free living wills

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Local attorneys are banding together Monday to provide free living will or “advanced health care directive” assistance to Quay County residents. Attorney Dean Border said the recent Terri Schiavo right-to-die controversy has put health care directives in the national spotlight. “This has been a hot topic in the national […]