Committee meets to discuss Ute Reservoir

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Thomas Garcia A conservation steering committee said Thursday they would like to work together to establish policies that ensure Ute Lake water levels protecting recreation while providing water to Curry and Roosevelt counties. Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said hers and other communities should be willing to work out a compromise that benefits everyone. “We do […]

Up With Kids: Flying with children doesn’t have to make your stress levels soar

Paula Sirois There are far worse things than traveling in a plane with kids — but that can be easy to forget. In-air child chaos has triggered breakdowns in even the most patient of parents. Something about the mix of airplanes, air pressure and claustrophobic seating can cause the sweetest kid to transform into every […]

Is mercury light or silver?

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Associate Publisher Let there be (white) light. Wal-Mart made headlines with its sale of compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy have backed up Wal-Mart. At the Web site – www.energystar.gov/ – you’ll find that those two government agencies, the EPA and DOE, […]

04-07-2007: Letters to Editor

Despite tornado, she was tucked safely into bed On Friday, March 23, 2007, a tornado struck Logan where I live at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living. Elderly people in poor health are not easy to take care of in normal times. The staff and owners did an outstanding job. There was some damage to the building […]

Excessive uranium levels found in city water

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uranium in the city of Tucumcari’s water supply has exceeded the maximum allowed by federal guidelines and the city has quit using three wells to help alleviate the problem, city officials said. Uranium is toxic to the kidneys and over a long period, in large quantities, may cause cancer, […]

High water at Conchas

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by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Fueled by monsoon rains, the water level at Conchas Lake is the highest its been in at least several years, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Higher water levels means more water will be available to irrigate farm and ranch operations south of the dam […]