Public input sought on Conchas lake plan

QCS Staff New Mexico State Parks invites the public to review and comment on the draft park management plan for Conchas Lake State Park. “The public needs to be there and make their opinions known,” said Marti Niman, Public information officer for NM State Parks. “Their input helps to guide planners and park officials on […]

Ute Lake State Park hosts prairie fest

Freedom New Mexico Ute Lake State Park will host the second annual Ute Lake Prairie Fest today. Park officials said in a news release visitors may hear Kiowa legends and witness the “brilliant canopy of stars as the old timers saw them more than a century ago.” “This event will highlight the rich cultural and […]

Press Release: Game commission may change deer draw dates

The State Game Commission will meet July 2 at Heron Lake State Park to consider changing the date of the annual application deadline and drawing for deer hunting licenses, and to set season dates and bag limits for 2009-10 small game and waterfowl seasons. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, […]

06-20-09: Calendar

Saturday: 7 p.m., Triple Feature, Conchas Lake State Park, Don’t Get Rattled by Rattlesnakes. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 8 p.m., Firefly Fling. Conchas Lake State Park, catch fireflies and hear their story. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 9 p.m., Come explore the heavens. Conchas Lake State Park. Discover constellations by laser light. Call 575-868-2270.Monday: 9 a.m., […]

06-13-09: Around Town

Lets dance on 4th …Taylor Lopez recently celebrated her fourth birthday at Dunns Park with family and friends. Lopez, who was born on May 12 in Tucumcari, is the daughter of Amber Ousley and Dusty Lopez. Taylor loves to sing and dance. She is the granddaughter of Abby Ariasa and Carlos Lopez of Tucumcari, and […]

First birthday, wedding

First birthday…Baylee Jones-Salvador is celebrating her first birthday today at Dunn Park. Baylee is the daughter of

Rattlers triumph over Logan

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Tucumcari Rattlers baseball beat the Logan Longhorns 18-0 Tuesday at Tucumcari. The Rattlers put the game out of reach in the bottom of the second inning by taking a 13-0 lead. Freshman Angelo Montano hit a strong shot to the right field which resulted in an inside-the-park grand […]

Coronado Park says it has the numbers

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun About $250,000 was spent on economic research and feasibility studies, said Don Chalmers, the majority owner of Coronado Partners, LLC, which wants to build the

Ute Lake State Park to host first Prairie Days Festival

Dubbed the short grass and tall tales festival, the inaugural Ute Lake Prairie Days Festival will be on July 19-20 at Ute Lake State park.“This event will highlight the rich cultural and natural history of the eastern plains of New Mexico,” said Park Superintendent Rodney Paris in a press release.The festival was launched to foster […]

Bear appears to have left Conchas Lake area

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By QCS Staff With no further sightings of a Black bear cub since May 17, park officials believe the cub has moved out of the Conchas Lake area. “It’s an immature bear just out exploring” said Gary Cordova, U.S. Corps of Engineers project manager for Conchas Dam. There were sightings of the bear for about […]