Certification of voting machines set to begin Oct. 21

The Quay County Clerk will begin certification of the voting machines to be used during the 2008 General Election at 9 a.m. Oct

Mesalands to buy GE turbine

A contract for a $2.2 million wind turbine from General Electric was approved Tuesday by the Mesalands Community College Board of Trustees. The wind turbine will be the centerpiece of the college’s North American Wind Research & Training Center (NAWRTC). It will cost an additional $628,000 to install the turbine, said Jim Morgan, the college’s […]

Open Meetings Act and public records workshop by attorney general, Altrusa installation

Open Meetings Act Workshop set for June 1 A workshop on the Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records will be conducted by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office on June 1 in Tucumcari, according to a press release from Attorney General Gary King. Attorneys from the Civil Division staff, in conjunction with […]

Arch Hurley to name new general manager

By Quay County Sun staff Arch Hurley to name new general manager The Arch Hurley Conservancy District has scheduled a meeting at 9 a.m. on Monday to announce the appointment of its new general manager. The board of directors met on Tuesday to review applicants. Board chairman, Larry Perkins, said the board had offered the […]

Audit finds schools deficient in policy, supplies

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A 2006 audit of the Tucumcari Public Schools found the district lacking in two areas and made recommendations for improvements. The audit by Albuquerque-based Accounting & Consulting Group, LLP was presented Tuesday at the school’s regular meeting of the Board of Education. “They weren’t minor findings, but there were […]

Quay County official vote

The Quay County official vote count for the November 2006 general was 3,675, according to the Quay County Commission and County Clerk. United States Senator • Jeff Bingaman: 2,236 Democratic Party • Allen W. McCullough: 984 Republican Party United States Representative • Tom Udall: 2,250 Democratic Party • Ronald M. Dolin: 1,004 Republican Party Governor […]

Time for early voting

By QCS Staff Absentee voting — for those who cannot participate on the Nov. 7 general election — begins on Tuesday, said Quay County Clerk Ellen White. Absentee voting is available for all residents who would like to cast their vote prior to the general election, White said. Voting can be done in person or […]

New general manager for Arch Hurley?

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun A decision about the new intermin general manager of the The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could be made today at 9 a.m. at a special meeting of the district’s board of directors. Included on the board’s agenda was the topic of a interim general manager. The district’s current general […]

Beames leaving as Trigg administrator

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun When Hoyt Skabelund left Trigg Memorial Hospital for Socorro General Hospital in 2004, New Mexico native Bo Beames took over as the Tucumcari hospital’s administrator. Now Skabelund has left Socorro for Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, and Beames is again replacing him. He’ll leave Tucumcari and begin his […]

City’s general fund low

By Leslie Radford Marty Garcia gave a presentation from the Finance Department at Thursday night’s City Commissioner’s meeting. The first half of his presentation was on department operations including cash receipts, payroll, accounts receivable/payable, and others. The second portion was on the mid-year budget and financial report where he said collections were fairly on target. […]