Weekend brings history lesson

Russell Anglin This weekend brought a chance for me to spend time with my folks in Roosevelt County. I got to catch up with the relatives and I even learned a thing or two about my points of origin. I headed to Dora Friday evening, chagrined to find the Clovis overpass on Prince Street has […]

Police: Man tried hiding dope after crashing on I-40

An El Paso, Texas man was charged with felony drug distribution Friday after New Mexico State Police say he tried to stash more than 200 pounds of marijuana under an overpass on Interstate 40 near Tucumcari. State police said Henry Alan Lowe, 40, lost control of his car and slammed into a snow-covered shoulder on […]

First Street overpass gets first monitoring device

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Chelle Delaney An overpass in Tucumcari is the sole site of a pilot project that could change the future of how overpasses and bridges are monitored for safety, said a University of New Mexico civil engineer. For almost two years a UNM research team worked to refine the monitoring system installed June 24 on the […]

Udall hears Hull overpass concerns

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By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico U.S. Rep Tom Udall, D-N.M. said Tuesday it was ironic the U.S. government spent money to build bridges in Iraq while the country’s infrastructure, such as the Hull Street overpass, was deteriorating. Udall was responding Tuesday to a statement from Clovis resident Angelina Baca who said, coupled with high […]

Finale for completion of First Street construction

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By QCS Staff After two years of construction to complete a 2.7-mile stretch of First Street, city, state and construction company officials took to the streets Thursday to celebrate. About 8 p.m., traffic was blocked on First Street north of the overpass. Then officials gathered along the cross walk and snipped the ceremonial ribbon signaling […]