Public meeting held concerning low altitude flights

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Thomas Garcia More than a dozen Quay County residents attended a public hearing Thursday hosted by officials from Cannon Air Force Base concerning low altitude training flights. Residents commented on the proposed flights during the meeting. Tom Phelps of Clovis, CEO of ENMR Plateau, said the Air Force needs to use the low altitude airspace […]

Legal fair planned in Santa Rosa

QCS staff QCS staff A free legal fair is scheduled from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., on Sept. 10 at the Santa Rosa High School Gymnasium, 717 South 3rd Street. Low-income residents from Santa Rosa and the surrounding communities will be offered legal information, along with some guidance about their legal rights from free or […]

Press release: $46 million for low income communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today announced that Finance New Mexico will receive $46 million to support job creation and investments from the private-sector in economically distressed communities across the state. The $46 million comes through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial […]

Tucumcari temperature hits near-record low

Russell Anglin The New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari recorded a 14-below-zero low temperature Wednesday night, according to Administrative Assistant Patricia Cooksey. Cooksey said this is the coldest temperature the area has experienced since Jan. 13, 1963, when Tucumcari was hit with a record low temperature of minus 22. Before that, the […]

Upcoming congressional session raises questions

Freedom New Mexico As a new Congress reflecting the will of the voters as of November finally assumes office, with Republicans holding a majority in the House and more effective power in the Senate, we can expect symbolic gestures and a few substantive moves in the direction of less-intrusive government. Whether legislators will move much […]

Free income tax preparation offered for low income, elderly, disabled persons

The Eastern Plains Community Action Agency, located at 210 W. Center St., is offering free income tax preparation for low income, elderly and disabled persons. The free service will start Jan. 18 and end April 18, and will be available Monday through Wednesday each week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, please […]

County officials oppose low-altitude flights

Thomas Garcia By Thomas Garcia Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioners passed a resolution opposing low altitude tactical navigation flights from Cannon Air Force Base. “There has been no opportunity for citizens or elected officials to adequately address the LATNs,”

Press release: USAF Extends Initial Public Scoping Period on Low Altitude Tactical Navigation Area Proposal

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The United States Air Force is extending the public comment period on the proposal to establish a Low Altitude Tactical Navigation area for Special Operation Forces here.

Senior menu — June 2

The following are the lunch menus for June 3 – June 9 for the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday Tuna and shells, tossed green salad with ranch dressing, low sodium crackers, sliced peaches. Friday Chicken chow mein, brown rice, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, almond cookie, cantaloupe. Monday Chicken fettuccini, carrots and peppers with margarine, […]

June 2, 2010 Senior Menus

The following are lunch menus fro the upcoming week at the Tucumcari Senior Center. Thursday: Tuna and shells, tossed green salad with ranch dressing, low sodium crackers, sliced peaches. Friday: Chicken chow mein, brown rice, peas and carrots, whole wheat roll, almond cookie, cantaloupe. Monday: Chicken fettuccini, carrots and peppers with margarine, garlic bread, pears. […]