Courteous driver may have learned hard lesson

I was in Albuquerque recently and, while getting onto I-25 during the afternoon rush hour, a car slowed down to the speed limit allowing me to merge, as courteous drivers should do. After I got nestled into an inner lane, the car passed me and I noticed that its rear-end was crunched. While the possibilities [...]

Cousin garners unwanted attention

I’ve got a mule deer hangin’ on my wall from northern New Mexico so I could relate to Rafael’s story. He had joined two of his cousins for a deer hunting trip near Cuba, N.M., where his uncle had a cabin. They arrived late and missed the first day because cousin Dee Dee was going [...]

Baby sleep tricks: Five strategies for getting baby to sleep

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Kaitlin Stanford These clever strategies from baby sleep experts will help baby — and you — get a good night’s sleep. Is baby keeping you up at night? We had Conner Herman and Kira Ryan, the owners of Manhattan-based sleep consultancy Dream Team Baby, share how to maximize baby’s sleep time so that you can [...]

Starting is easy, quitting is not

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Getting to be 21 is an enormous event. Why? It means that you’ll be of legal age to purchase and consume alcohol. Will you be ready for it? Some young people get the idea they should be prepared for it. They think, “What will it taste like? How will [...]

Dropping your guard can be a hair raising experience

by Leonard Lauriault I recently recovered from a cosmetic tragedy that may actually have been more traumatic for others than for me. While I was getting a haircut the guard fell off my barber’s clippers creating a big gap. I didn’t see the horror on the barber’s face when he saw what happened; but, everyone [...]

City is getting ready to make its bid for ‘racino’

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About 120 citizens turned out Monday evening to learn how they could help investors and the Quay County Gaming Authority make their case before the state’s Racing Commission. Coronado Partners is the ownership team that wants to develop Coronado Race Track and Casino in Tucumcari.Attendees signed up for banners [...]

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 [...]

Ichabod and Ebenezer: Getting on the right track

By Leonard Lauriault God created man in his own image, but not necessarily in the physical sense (Genesis 1: 26-31; 2: 7). Man is created in God’s image in the spiritual sense because God is Spirit (John 4: 24). (Sure, whenever God visited man, it seems he took a human form and he did become [...]

Thanksgiving’s done, but giving should continue

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Yes, Thanksgiving Day is for giving thanks, and charities sometimes focus on the image of that day, and all the food we eat, to remind us that not everyone is as fortunate as we are and ask us to give to help others, as well as giving thanks for [...]

Rattlers ready to roll for Rattler Reunion

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Getting ready for the annual Rattler Reunion parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday are Alvin Cawthon (1944), parade marshall, and his wife, Beca Thomas Cawthon (1957). And sure to be an attention-getter is “Fang,” the Rattler mascot, aka Nathan Andrada (2010).