Cleanliness requires effort

Russell Anglin While making a stop on my reporting rounds Monday afternoon, I paused for a second before getting into my car to absorb my surroundings. My location provided me a particularly good vantage point from which I could take in the scenic landforms surrounding our fine city. My mind cleared as I shifted contemplation […]

Technological quirks prove costly

Russell Anglin As I sat down and opened my word processor on Monday, I picked up my phone to play the voice recordings of all my Monday interviews. I looked at the list of recordings and saw that only the last one I did was visible, at the very top of the list. I talked […]

Information sharing should be part of policy

I mmigration activists are rightly starting to rethink their trust of the Obama administration. They have good reason: This administration has been more active in pursuing and deporting illegal residents than its immediate predecessors. Those advocates might, however, be a bit too sensitive about one recent development. People are voicing alarm that the government is […]

Motor tour draws 40 residents

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QCS Staff Participants in the inaugural Route 66 Motor Tour will arrive Friday in Tucumcari. Forty people pre-registered for the three-day tour along Route 66 from Tucumcari to Gallup, said Vickie Ashcraft, president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association. Ashcraft said the New Mexico Route 66 Association is sponsoring the tour to encourage people […]

Our page — June 30

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[image #1, align=right, size= medium] On Thursday, June 24, the Summer Reading Program at Tucumcari Public Library held a magic show featuring the Amazing Bodinni from Albuquerque. We had 207 people attend the program held at the Mesalands Community College. The people in the picture are of course the Amazing Bodinni, Arissa Griego, Thomas Morris, […]

Sometimes, ‘Thank you’ is all you can say

By Lynn Moncus: QCS Columnist Kathryn Stephenson, a Quay County native, invited this woman from lma to spend a few days with her at her home in Edmond, Okla. You may recall that she has invited me at other times and that we have had some great experiences as we have explored her surroundings. During […]

Feds revoking U.S. citizenship unconstitutional

U.S. citizenship is a right protected by the Constitution; it is not a privilege that can be taken away at will. That truth needs to be maintained. Several members of Congress have sponsored a bill that would allow the government to take away citizenship and kick certain people out of the country. The Terrorist Expatriation […]

San Jon resident honored at Conchas Dam Anniversary

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam […]

Ceremony brings back memories for surviving Conchas Dam builder

By Thomas Garcia: QCS Staff Writer Even with the applause of 50 people and presentation of gifts Friday was just another day for Earl Flint. “A great deal of people have come out to celebrate this project,” Flint said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a celebration for the 75th Anniversary of Conchas Dam […]

Security, safety personal responsibility

By Baxter Black: On the Edge of Common Sense People who live in the Chicago, Washington D.C., or San Francisco inner cities lock their doors at night. They are careful where they travel within the city. They all have friends who have been mugged, had homes burglarized, cars stolen or lives taken. They travel the […]