Press release: Eastern Plains Council of Governments meeting

The Executive Committee of the Eastern Plains Council of Governments (EPCOG) will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, at the Tucumcari Convention Center located at 1500 West Tucumcari Boulevard. The EPCOG Board of Directors meeting will also be held on Wednesday, at 1:30 p.m., at the Tucumcari Convention Center. A copy of the agenda will […]

Udall to hold town hall meetings

QCS Staff U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is conducting an eight-county swing through the state, said Marissa Padilla, communications director for Udall’s office. He’ll be in Tucumcari at 9:45 a.m. on Sept. 3 at the Tucumcari Convention Center. “Sen. Udall will be taking questions and discussing the importance of providing quality and affordable access to […]

Interstate Stream to hold meeting in Tucumari about future water needs

By Kevin Wilson, Freedom New Mexico Portales and Tucumcari are hosting two of 21 statewide meetings scheduled as the Interstate Stream Commission looks for public comments on how the state balances its future water needs with its supply. The state is updating 16 regional and separate water plans, merging them into one for New Mexico. […]

Stream commission holding regional meetings

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico Portales and Tucumcari are hosting two of 21 statewide meetings scheduled as the Interstate Stream Commission looks for public comments on how the state balances its future water needs with its supply. The state is updating 16 regional and separate water plans, merging them into one for New Mexico. […]

Opening up your heart to a revival

By Debra Whittington And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him […]

Attorney General’s office clarifies Open Meetings Act

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The official road map, or the rules, for the workings of open meetings – routinely held by local, county and state agencies – prompted keen interest from attendees at Friday’s workshop on the Open Meetings Act and Inspection of Public Records Acts. The workshop was presented by the state’s […]

Open Meetings Act and public records workshop by attorney general, Altrusa installation

Open Meetings Act Workshop set for June 1 A workshop on the Open Meetings Act and the Inspection of Public Records will be conducted by the New Mexico Attorney General’s office on June 1 in Tucumcari, according to a press release from Attorney General Gary King. Attorneys from the Civil Division staff, in conjunction with […]

Tourism council meets Tuesday

The Quay County Tourism Council will meet on Tuesday, for their regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Tucumcari Convention Center. The meetings are open to anyone who is interested in tourism. For more information contact Brenda Bishop at Quay County Extension Office, 461-0562. 

Candidate close-up: Mayfield

By Mary Mayfield: Guest columnist Caring for Tucumcari, my friends and neighbors who live here is second nature to me. Tucumcari is my hometown. We live here because we want to live in a wonderful, warm community. For 20 years prior to running for city commission, I attended as many city commission meetings as possible. […]

Kiwanian honored for 51 years of perfect attendance

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS Tucumcari man R.H. Hale has been to so many Kiwanis Club meetings, he could probably tell you what the name “Kiwanis” actually means. In fact, this hale and hearty 81 year old was recently honored at the latest club meeting for his 51 years of perfect attendance. “I started with the […]