Factory farming keeps costs low

By Karl Terry: Freedom columnist I’ve been considering moving to a “working cattle ranch” in Ribera, New Mexico, after broadcast icon Don Imus invited me (and anyone listening to his show) to come farm sustainably on his 4,000 acre Imus Ranch for Kids with Cancer. The I-Man, as he’s been known on radio, interviewed David […]

Local law enforcement give Halloween safety tips

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Halloween falls on a Saturday this year and local law enforcement agencies are encouraging kids and parents to enjoy the spooky holiday but also recommending caution and awareness during the late hours. The low temperature forecasted for Saturday night is 42 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

RAD hopes water woes fixed

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BY QCS Staff A valve with a broken gate, that prevented water from flowing east in the water line along the Frontage Road, may be culprit in a local water coop delivery system. “We’re hoping this will fix it,” said Shane Jennings, who conducts maintenance for RAD, the Rural Area Development Coop, and who serves […]

NTSB: Air show crash attributed to pilot error

The cause of the crash that killed Guy “Doc” Baldwin, an aerobatic pilot, on Oct. 4, 2006 at the Tucumcari Air Show was “the pilot’s failure to maintain aircraft control,” according to a probable cause report from the National Transportation Safety Board. That failure resulted in an accelerated stall, the report said. Other factors included […]

Be prepared for the drug benefit deadline

By Pete Domenici: Guest Columnist The May 15 deadline for signing up for Medicare prescription drug benefits is quickly approaching and there are still thousands of New Mexicans, particularly low-income residents, who have not signed up.  Because we built in extra compensations to help poor seniors, I strongly encourage them to act now to sign […]

Free legal services available in area

By Tova Fruchtman:Quay County Sun The director of a state agency that gives free legal aid to low-income New Mexico residents came to Tucumcari Wednesday as part of an outreach 16 counties in the state. Kathleen Brockel said last year Legal Access New Mexico had 5,500 cases but only 33 were from Tucumcari. The program […]

Cars are not always our friends

Lynn Moncus We seem to visit fairly frequently about the attacks of various kinds of gadgets and contraptions. Among the most frustrating attacks are made by our motor vehicles, which tend to blind side us at every turn. I keep threatening to trade my car off for a burro because I could communicate with that […]