Enjoying good laughs despite slowdowns

By Lynn Moncus As you have discovered, this woman from Ima has a strange sense of humor and is apt to laugh at the most inopportune times. A couple of weeks ago, for instance, members of the Tucumcari Historical Museum Board gathered to try to clean a space in the basement that had become a […]

Yep. Mom really does know best

By Chris Schmaedeke, QCS managing editor I have always been told all things happen for a reason. But when I lost my job at the Rocky Mountain News, I thought there was nothing good to come out of this situation. Sure I was at the bottom of the totem poll of presentation editors and was […]

Ranchers dangerous when cornered

By Baxter Black: On the edge of common sense How do you put your mind around oppression for the common good and eminent domain? The explanation most times is “follow the money.” I lived in Colorado for many years. I have watched it grow from 2.9 million people to 5.1 million people, most of it […]

Fishing reports — Aug. 26

QCS staff The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using senkos, swim baits, crank baits, worms and baby brush hogs for smallmouth bass and a few largemouth bass. Most of the bass were small again this past week. Fishing was […]

Change good, as long as message of salvation remains

By Debra Whittington: The Church Lady “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and forever.” — Hebrews 13:8

Fishing report — Aug. 19

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers Area lake reports Conchas Lake: Fishing was fair using soft plastics, crank baits and top water lures for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass. Most of the bass were small. Fishing at night was good using liver, cut bait, shrimp and minnows […]

Aug. 12 fishing report

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: CONCHAS LAKE: Fishing for walleye was slow-to-fair using bottom bouncer/crawler rigs, crank baits, minnows and grubs. Fishing for smallmouth bass and largemouth bass was fair using tubes, senkos, creature baits and crank baits. A few bass were also […]

06-30-09: Fishing Report

This June 30 fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing was fair-to-good using poppers, tubes, senkos, brush hogs, craws, buzz baits and crank baits for […]

06-16-09: Fishing Report

This fishing report of June 16 has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeIf you want to have a good time catching and releasing small bass this was […]

04-22-09: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing was slow for all species. A few smallmouth bass and largemouth bass were taken by anglers using […]