Ute advisory group meeting ends with no decision

Thomas Garcia A Ute Reservoir Advisory Group meeting Friday ended with no decision because of differences over 25 feet of water. The group, which is made up of members from the Ute Water Commission and the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority, met at the Tucumcari Convention Center. Their goal was to develop a comprehensive […]

Locals want water preserved for agricutlure in updated water plan

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Thomas Garcia Local farmers and ranchers, and area officials said water conservation and preservation of the Canadian River watershed, which supplies Conchas and Ute lakes, are high on the list of their recommendations to be included in an updated regional water plan. On Wednesday about 30 Quay County residents and government officials attended a public […]

Arch Hurley approves strategic plan

By QCS Staff The Arch Hurley board of directors approved Tuesday a list of long term and short term goals for its strategic plan. One board member, however, did not approve the

Plan now for spring flowers

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension

Some say emergency plan fell short during storm

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun After experiencing Wednesday night’s threatening storm and tornado warning, several local families say the city should activate its warning sirens and have an emergency plan to provide shelter. “There was bad weather and people didn’t know where to go or what to do,” said Martha Sandoval. “Nowadays with more […]

Quay County Commission denies subdivision plan for Pinon Point

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Plans for the Pinon Point Ranch subdivision were denied Friday by the Quay County Commission. Commissioner Bill Curry said that there was a lack of potable water for each tract in the development. In an earlier commission meeting, property owners in the area had expressed their concerns about the […]

Friends of Ute Lake plan outdoor holiday concert

By QCS Staff Two enterinment headliners will be the guest performers at the first annual “Stars on tthe Water 08,” concert on May 24. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Ute Lake State Park, said one of the organizers, Kathy Leal of Logan. Country artist Stephen Cochran is the featured peformer.

Spring fever nipping at heels

By Aggie Moncus I, Aggie, have captured the computer for the afternoon and plan to do a little visiting with my major fans. The slave has kept me away from my writing chores for so long that I fear some of you may have forgotten me, but she assures me that I am a most […]

Game Commission to review progress on Mexican Wolf

By QCS Staff The state’s Game Commission will consider a recovery plan for two state-endangered rodents, hear status reports on the Mexican wolf reintroduction program and river otter restoration efforts, and open several regulations for prospective revisions during its meeting Friday in Santa Rosa, according to a press release. The meeting will be from 9 […]

Racino planners present site plan for Coronado Park

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Tuesday’s audience was eager and receptive. All the odds were in the presenters’ favor. But the stakes are getting higher as an investor group, Coronado Partners, LCC, seeks to win the last available license from the state’s Racing Commission to operate a racetrack and casino in Tucumcari. Investors and […]