New look for Web site

Quay County Sun Staff In case you haven’t noticed, our Web site has a new look today. The idea is to make navigation a little simpler. One new feature online is called “Data Central.” Look for the link on the home page or find it under the “News” category in the blue bar at the […]

Romance not the cowboy way

By Glenda Price Cowboys are romantic, they say. Uh-huh. Every one I know can get downright eloquent when discussing a new baby calf, his favorite using horse or his best cow dog. We females find that quite attractive. But what about us? My theory is they like human female companionship, but they just don’t know […]

Walking stick gives us a view of life from the ground up

By Lnn Moncus Recently, one of my former students remarked in a letter that I have “more fun than most over the simple pleasures in life.” I think she was a bit amused at one of the pictures of an insect I had taken and had sent to her. Perhaps, not all letter writers would […]

Mesas work their healing powers

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Aggie won the battle Sunday and saw that we took a drive into Quay Valley. I’m not too sure which of us was the most excited because we hadn’t been for such a drive this year and really needed to take time to admire the beauty of the mesas and […]

Stargazing best from the enchanted land

By Ryn Gargulinski Just as my friend in New Mexico friend would tell me to look at the moon from my California yard some 2,000 miles away because we’d be seeing the very same moon, I have to remind myself it’s also the same sky. But it’s really not. First off, the sky in New […]

Everyone’ s anticipating the Rattler reunion

By Lynn Moncus: Quay County Sun columnist With the publication of “The Rattler” each year, excitement begins to build for the coming reunion scheduled for August 3,4, and 5. Such an outstanding newspaper revives our Rattler pride while letting us review last year’s reunion as we look at the 56 pages of pictures and articles. […]

Razor wars are not progess

By Kevin Wilson I have a problem with technology. Or maybe it has a problem with me. I sometimes marvel at just how far we’ve progressed. You could look at the video games we play now, with voice actors and story arcs that are far reaches from Pac-Man and Pong. You could look at our […]

An Aggie in need is a friend indeed

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist For many years, Debbie Widger, currently Gift Planning Officer at New Mexico State University, has been coming to Tucumcari at this time of year and has rarely been here when we weren’t having a snow storm. We were both delighted when we saw flakes falling because we had feared she […]

Don’t let the wind get the best of your emotions

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist People who are new to our area or who are young are learning more than they want to know about high winds, dust storms and prairie fires. Some may not have discovered why they are feeling tense or even a little bit combative, but they will figure out eventually that […]

Finding a place is important

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Sometimes the call of the canyons is louder than usual, especially when tension is rising and making the head feel a little like a pressure cooker that is about to explode. Many of us who call Quay County our home have favorite areas that draw us to them so we […]