Forces of supply, demand drive gas prices

Freedom New Mexico Price gougers are evil executives who harm us at the gas pump. They set outrageous prices that are approaching $4 a gallon. They hold their conspiracy meetings in the Land of Make Believe, among the unicorns and spaghetti monsters. Despite the ranting of pundits and politicos — from Bill O’Reilly to Nancy [...]

Getting by on one gallon at a time

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Chelle Delaney David Hale’s new BMX gas powered motor scooter only holds one gallon of gas. “But I get 60 miles to a gallon,” Hale said. Hale said it does save on gasoline and surely will be a savings in the future, as gas prices rise beyond the $4 mark. “But I got it more [...]

Renewable energy aficionados connect at MCC

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Mesalands Community College was visited by a electric hybrid car that can get up to 100 miles per gallon. A representative of Electric Auto Association’s East Chapter, Jerry Asher, was at Mesalands to promote the Toyota Prius, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle. Asher spoke with students in the automotive and diesel courses about the technology used [...]

August 1990

U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman toured Grain Power’s facility with manager Wayne Liles. …Mickey Trousdale won $2,500 in the Sun Country Bass Tournament by reeling in 17.26 pounds of bass in two days. … J.R. and Hazel Callison received the Tucumcari- Chamber’s Blue Ribbon Yard award. … H.E. Purcell, of the San Jon Post Office, was [...]

Gas prices hitting record highs

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The price of gas in Tucumcari was possibly the highest seen all year at the pumps on Friday. The high was $3.25 a gallon for unleaded at a majority of the stations and the low was $3.12 a gallon for regular unleaded at Circle K on South First Street, [...]

Letters to Editor: Rising gas prices

On Labor Day, my wife and I went to Ute Lake in Logan. We were surprised to find gasoline prices at both stations at least 20 cents cheaper than gas in Tucumcari. Given the fact that Logan is 25 miles off of Interstate-40, a small village and a tourist/recreational area that draws people all the [...]

Gas prices reach record highs

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By William Thompson: Quay County SUn Larry Bond, owner of Traveler’s One Stop on West Route 66, said customers coming in to buy gasoline are making comments about the high price of gas but are not ready to give up driving just yet. “More people have been making comments or asking me how high the [...]

Water rates hiked

William Thompson Marty Garcia, Assistant City Manager said Tucumcari city management recently decided to raise water rates for residential and commercial customers both within and outside city limits. Average water bills for residential customers may be as much as $17 higher with next month’s bill. Garcia said city revenues have fallen short of expectations. “Raising [...]