Glenrio Visitor Center closed temporarily

By Q The New Mexico Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that the Glenrio Rest Area & Visitor Information Center

E. coli found in drinking water at Glenrio visitor center

Chelle Delaney All water was turned off at 8 p.m. on Sunday

Glenrio Welcome Center officially opened

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Chelle Delaney Travelers who ventured into the new Glenrio Visitor Center at the Texas state line gave the new facility a thumbs up. While state officials were inside at a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, visitors such as Eric Smith and his family from Kokomo, Ind., were testing out the facility. “It’s a nice facility. […]

San Jon greets visitors at temporary center

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The employees of the Glenrio New Mexico Visitors Center are getting adjusted to their temporary location. For three weeks now, the temporary center has been located next to the San Jon City Hall and offers all of the services that the old center at the state line offered. The […]

Construction begins at Glenrio on new welcome center

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction began last week on a new $7.4 million welcome center at Glenrio, about a half mile west of the New Mexico-Texas border on I-40. At a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, March 21, state transportation and tourism officials unveiled plans for a hacienda-style center which will include a theater, […]