Invention may brighten city’s future

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Chelle Delaney The gleaming corrugated glass in Robert Hockaday’s hand is an invention he’s worked on to convert energy from the sun. To make the glass sheets in 2 x 2 foot sections, it will take dozens of railcars loaded with clear recycled glass. Hockaday is planning to manufacture them in Tucumcari. Hockaday attended this […]

Class of 2008 looks forward to future

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By QCS Staff Thirty-eight seniors walked Friday night to recieve their Tucumcari High School diplomas.“Each is capable of great things,” said salutatorian Michael Martinez. It was one of the smallest classes to graduate in Rattler history. In 2007, 63 seniors participated in graduation exercises. Although the class was small, the students’ enthusiasm and smiles were […]

Mesalands grads looking to future

By QCS Staff Twenty-eight students received their associate degrees at

State hopeful for ‘Green Collar’ jobs in future

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Renewable energy sources, such as wind, solar and biomass, offer the state an opportunity to diversify its economy and provide “green collar jobs, said Lt. Gov. Diane Denish at a Renew conference in Tucumcari Wednesday. “Clean energy offers all of us a chance at new revenue streams for New […]

Authority decides to give investors 4 percent for proposed racino

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun If less is more, then the Quay County Gaming Authority is betting that giving up 4 percent of its interest in a proposed race track and casino will bring profits of a different kind in the future. The authority agreed on Thursday to give up 4 percent of its […]

Pearce talks Cannon, immigration

By Sarah Meyer: Freedom New Mexico Editor’s note: Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., stopped in Clovis on Tuesday on his campaign trail through eastern New Mexico. In his sixth year as a representative, Pearce is running for the Senate seat held by Pete Domenici, R-N.M. Domenici will retire at the end of his term this year. […]

City reviews future of landfills

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By Chelle Delaney By Chelle Delaney Quay County Sun The city’s plans to close its old landfill have been rejected by the state, and its plans to build the first cell for waste at the new landfill are at a standstill. In addition, it looks like costs to operate the new landfill could mean that […]

Sunday visit to train station

If you’d like a say in the future of the Tucumcari Railroad Station, come to Dean’s restaurant at noon on Sunday. Elmo Baca, an instructor at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque is conducting a site visit on behalf of the city’s MainStreet project. Baca will be accompanied by five graduate students who are studying […]

February 1975

Robert Doughty of Tucumcari was named the district attorney for the 12th Judicial District. … KOBTV Channel 67 out of Albuquerque could finally be picked up through cable and antenna after a 100-watt receiver was placed on the Beasley Mesa near Montoya. … Tucumcari mayor James E. Saltz, Jr. proclaimed Feb. 17-21 as National Future […]

County to pay hospital $526K

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Commission agreed to a $526,254 payment to Dan Trigg Memorial Hospital for its hospital operations for 2007-2008 at its meeting Monday. The payment request reflects an overall 4 percent increase for inflation, or $71,622, over its payment request last fiscal year for a total budget of […]