Region expecting 1-3 inches of snow

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow by Monday evening, the National Weather Service is reporting.

Additional snow fall expected across the Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The Winter storm system covering Quay County will drop an additional 2-4 inches over the next seven hours, according to the National Weather Service, Albuquerque. “Forecast show snow will continue to fall in Quay County tapering off around 6 p.m.,” said Deirdre Kann, NWS meteorologist. Kann said the north eastern winds will continue […]

Our page — Nov. 23

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Birth Brazel [image #3, align=left, size=medium] Duane and Linda Moore are proud to announce the arrival of their newest grandchild. Avery Lynn Brazel made her arrival Oct. 11 at 2:47 a.m. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. Avery and her parents, Janet and Michael live in Alto. — Submitted […]

Storm brings rain to area

A late evening thunderstorm Monday dropped .20 inches of rain near Clovis and between .37 to .43 inches near Portales, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. Officials said .17 inches fell four miles northwest of Tucumcari with House receiving .41 inches of rain. The weather service is predicting a 20 percent chance of […]

Finally rain but no more in sight anytime soon (updated)

Much needed rain pelted most of eastern new Mexico and West Texas late Monday in a gusty thunderstorm that was also blamed for igniting a series of grass fires near Muleshoe. Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service was reporting 1.22 inches of rain fell in Clovis. Officials at Clovis Airport recorded .14 inches and Cannon […]

White Sox owner splits hairs

Russell Anglin Manny Ramirez, new slugger for the Chicago White Sox, was ordered to cut his hair by Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf. Ramirez reportedly had around 4 inches cut from his dreadlocked mane, preserving an abundant follical accumulation reaching the middle of his back. So what’s the big deal? Why is this narrative even playing […]

Snowstorm paying off for local businesses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two weeks of winter storms and more than 20 inches of snow are paying off for at least some local businesses. Manager Robert Benavidez at Burns Hardware Do it Center said his store got a truckload of new snow shovels, sand and ice melt on Jan. 31 and sold […]

Who will get the water in Ute Lake?

Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers The Ute Water Project has been approved. But there are plenty of details left to pour over. The dry facts:The Ute Water Project would deliver water from the Ute Reservoir in Quay County to the eight member entities of the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority. Those members are Clovis, Portales, […]

Winter snow storm expected to hit Quay County tonight

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Thomas Garcia Late tonight and Friday, snowfall in Quay County could reach 8 inches for the northern sections of the county and as little as 2 inches in the southern half of the county, said National Weather Service officials in Albuquerque. Forecasters were also predicting wind gusts of up to 45 mph, creating possible blizzard […]

From beans to squash: Tips to harvesting fall produce

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension After gardeners have worked hard and long to grow fresh produce, many are often robbed of their potential goodness because of improper, ill-timed harvesting. To avoid the occurrence of that unfortunate situation again, I have listed a number of the most popular garden vegetables and the harvest procedure for […]