Arch Hurley set to interview candidates for manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District could have its new manager selected by Wednesday evening, said Larry Perkins, president of the board. On Tuesday, the board will review applications for the position of manager of the irrigation project, Perkins said. All applications were due to the conservancy on Friday afternoon, […]

Arch Hurley to seek new manager

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District agreed to seek out a new manager on Tuesday. Following a closed session, the board voted unanimously to terminate the employment of Bill Conrad, general manager, said Larry Perkins, chairman of the board. Following Conrad’s manager evaluation, “it was the board’s […]

Lopez wins Arch Hurley election

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Pablo Lopez won the Precinct 1 post in the Arch Hurley Conservancy District election on Tuesday. Lopez defeated incumbent David Foote 3,006 to 2,338 votes, according to the count announced at the conservancy’s board meeting on Wednesday. “Pablo has been on the board before, has been a longtime rancher, […]

Conrad of Logan chosen for Arch Hurley manager

By Quay County Sun Staff The new manager selected for The Arch Hurley Conservancy District is Bill Conrad of Logan. Conrad, who is currently a building trades instructor at Mesalands Community College, was selected three to two by Arch Hurley’s Board of Directors at a special meeting on Monday. Conrad will receive a salary of […]

Arch Hurley’s top pick goes unnamed

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy District Board of Directors has offered the position of general manager to one of five candidates, said Larry Perkins, chairman of the board. “The majority of the board agreed on the candidate. But the offer has accepted or rejected,” said Perkins. “We called the candidate […]

Questions about title transfer of Arch Hurley brings out large group

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun With the water getting to be a bigger concern, about 70 ranchers and farmers met last night to hear the possibilities of transferring ownership of the Tucumari irrigation canal, which is operated by Arch Hurley Conservancy District, from the federal Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the local conservancy district. […]

Contract rejected by Arch Hurley Board

By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff A contract to allow property owner Skip Vernon to have some of the water from the Tucumcari canal was rejected by the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District on Tuesday. Board chairman Larry Perkins voted to let Vernon have the water, under a proposed contract by the Board of […]

Gilbertson wins Arch Hurley precinct 2 position

By QCS Staff Gilbertson grabs votes…John Gilbertson won the popular referendum for the Pricinct 2 position on the board of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District, said Larry Perkins, board chairman. “It was a close race,” Perkins said. Gilbertson recieved 3,658 votes versus Donald Bidegain who recieved 3,221 votes, Perkins said. At a special meeting of […]

Fire on Quay range

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By Ryn Gargulinski: QCS A Wednesday morning grassfire raged for about eight hours and wiped out approximately 1,500 acres of hay and grassland, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry. He said no one was injured in the blaze, which happened 11 miles southeast of Tucumcari, but it had power enough to annihilate the landscape and […]