Base will be adding one aircraft per month, official says

Col. David Piech of Cannon Air Force Base gave Roosevelt County commissioners an update on Cannon activity at the Tuesday county commission meeting. The following is what he reported: • The base will be changing its vice wing commander and flight medicine commander later this year. • One new aircraft a month will continue arriving […]

Legislature may see ‘dramatic’ facelift in 2013

Tuesday was the official filing day for New Mexico’s primary election. Political blogger Joe Monahan tells us the state Legislature is “poised for its most dramatic facelift in two decades.” He also reports the lawmaking game is not as much fun as it used to be and writes: “The bull market days of an overflowing […]

Proposed renovation meets flabbergastation

Baxter Black Say you were climbing Mt. Everest with your co-ed bowling team. You cover the last hundred yards to the summit. It takes five hours. After everyone has touched the flag pole they begin looking around and finally spot the official Tibetan Parks & Recreation A-One chemical toilet! “Whew!” says one of the climbers, […]

Tucumcari joins MaintStreet group

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Russell Anglin The city of Tucumcari received certification on Aug. 14 as an official MainStreet community from the State’s Economic Department’s MainStreet organization. At the Tucumcari Chamber of Commerce monthly social Thursday, MainStreet executive director Mark Lake reported on revitalization projects throughout the year and encouraged attendees to become members of the local MainStreet organization. […]

Quay County official election results

Editor’s note: Plus or minus notes difference from unofficial counts to official. President and Vice President of The United StatesDemocratBarack Obama and Joe Biden — 1,547

County official claims 911 central dispatch is not working

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Quay County Commissioner Franklin McCasland called on the Tucumcari elected officials to get more involved and more effectively manage the Quay County Central Dispatch. Central Dispatch receives 911 calls from the Quay County area and dispatches law enforcement and rescue units. McCasland told the Tucumcari City Commission at Thursday […]

Community Notes: Pool set to open Saturday, Holiday closings, training grant awarded

City pool ready to open Saturday The Tucumcari City Pool will open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, a city official said.The pool will be open daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday for family nights, when children must be accompanied by […]