Entrepeneur sees solar potential in Tucumcari

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QCSun Staff At their Nov. 11 meeting, city commissioners unanimously agreed to back an engineer’s effort to secure a loan for a prototype solar energy conversion system to help power the Tucumcari Wastewater Treatment Facility. Robert Hockaday, engineer and president of Energy Related Devices, is seeking a $550,000 bank loan to fund the project. The […]

City gets loans, grants to update sewer system

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici announced Friday that the city of Tucumcari has been awarded a $2.17 million federal loan and grant package to support upgrades to its aging wastewater system, according to a press release. “I’m thrilled,” said city manager John Sutherland Friday when he heard of the award. […]

No bull here

When my husband and I were young and just starting out, we decided to apply for a loan from a government-underwritten outfit to purchase a few cows. We had the place to run them secured and the drought was temporarily over (which is all we can ever ask for in the Southwest). We even had […]

Logan approved for $8 million in waste water funds

QCS Staff The Village of Logan has been approved for more than $8 million in federal funding for a waste water project, U.S. senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Dominici, announced this week in press releases. The funds are comprised of a $4.34 million low-interest loan and a $4.08 million grant from the federal government. Logan […]

FEMA goes to next phase of recovery

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Government personnel in Logan to assist victims of the March 23 tornado will be switching gears on Monday. “If they’ve been putting it off, they need to put on their boots and go on down on Saturday and Sunday,” said Kim Pease, public information officer for the Federal Emergency […]

City seeks to finance revamping pool

By Chelle Delaney:Quay County Sun City officials and planners have been working to get the city pool repaired and back in swimming order for almost three years. Now, it looks as if progress is being made. Last week, city officials spoke with an official from the New Mexico Finance Authority to lay the ground work […]

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 […]