Press Release: Game commission may change deer draw dates

The State Game Commission will meet July 2 at Heron Lake State Park to consider changing the date of the annual application deadline and drawing for deer hunting licenses, and to set season dates and bag limits for 2009-10 small game and waterfowl seasons. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, […]

February 1943

A big drop in driver’s licenses sold at City Hall was attributed to gas rationing and other automotive shortages. Only 1,532 were sold to Feb.1. … Bill Allen, N.M. National Guard captain, announced Tucumcari’s $130,000 Armory building was to be dedicated Feb. 20. … Kiwanis Club and Elks Club members sponsored a chuck wagon dinner […]

Occupatonal licenses due, Ag seminar set for Jan,. 31

State Vet will be guest speaker The 40th Annual Agriculture and Home Economics Seminar will be Jan. 31 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Programs will begin at 9 a.m. They will feature animal health topics including TB, brucellosis, bovine trichonmoniasis and other diseases; basic soil classifications for Quay County;  feral […]

Late-season hunts available Tuesday

By QCS Staff Special to the QCS The state’s Department of Game and Fish is making 405 late-season archery elk licenses and 349 deer permits available online on Tuesday, according to a press release. Licenses for November and December archery elk hunts in Big Game Management Units 12, 34, 37, 43 and 50; and January […]

Commission approves new rules for big game

By QCS Staff The New Mexico Game Commission meet in Tucumari recently and approved new rules for the 2007-2009 big-game hunting seasons that set hunt dates, bag limits and opportunities according to the most current data on wildlife populations, distribution, habitat, and management objectives. The new rule apply to the 2007-2008 and the 2008-2009 hunting […]

Hunting for licenses on Internet postponed to Thursday

Hunters hunt for licenses crashes Internet site A proposed sale of hunting licenses on the Internet was canceled by the The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, according to a statement released Tuesday. The department temporarily deactivated the online sale of nearly 4,000 New Mexico public-land deer hunting permits and 55 elk licenses left […]

Public welfare tough for state to define

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun Defining “public welfare” is a challenge for a state so diversified as New Mexico, Quay County Commissioner Franklin McCasland said Monday as he updated fellow commissioners on the Feb. 28 New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission Ad Hoc committee meeting. McCasland said the committee is working to make sure all […]

New program helps with child support

By WIlliam Thompson: Quay County Sun A pilot program offered by the New Mexico Human Services Department will offer assistance to non-custodial parents who are behind in child support payments. Child Support Enforcement Division director Stephanie Gonzales said in a press release that the “Fresh Start” program will help get the non-custodial parent on a […]