State’s new euthanasia law will be costly to city

Chelle Delaney It will be costly and take some time to implement the state’s new euthanasia law for animals in Tucumcari and Quay County, according to the city’s police chief. Tucumcari is one of four cities in New Mexico that still uses a gas chamber. The Animal Sheltering Services Act, passed during the last legislative [...]

Authority selects management team for racino

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Quay County Gaming Authority placed their bets on the Las Vegas management team of Navegante Group and the Friedmutter Inc. Authority members voted to negotiate with the management team regarding eventual fees and the selection of a horsetrack management company. The competing group, Whitesands, Inc., was equal in [...]

Water board to hire project director

By Jack King The board of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority has begun the process of hiring a director for the Ute Reservoir pipeline project. A search committe will publish a request for proposals for the job next week with a deadline to receive applications of Aug. 1. The committee will make recommendations [...]