Press Release: Suspension of sports events to be reviewed Monday

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Public Education Department announced that school closures in New Mexico are no longer necessary for health reasons.

Press release: New Mexico has two more ‘probable’ swine flu cases

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that it is sending two more probable cases of swine flu to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmatory testing. The new samples are from a 14-year-old female and 15-year-old male both from Socorro County. The Department of Health previously reported […]

Rabid skunk found near Logan

By QCS Staff A skunk from the Logan area of Quay County and a skunk from south of Roswell in Chaves County both tested positive for rabies, according to a press release Tuesday from the New Mexico Department of Health. The skunk near Logan was found last week in a dog pen and had been […]

Wind research advisory committe established

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Special to the QCS A North American Wind Research and Training Center Advisory Committee has been formed and includes representatives from a cross section of the energy industry, according to a press release from Mesalands Community College. Included in the corporations and organizations participating on the advisory committee are BP Alternative Energy, Shell Wind Energy, […]

Year end tips from IRS could save taxpayers money

By QCS Staff The Internal Revenue Service is offering some tax tips that could result in a bigger refund or less taxes due next year and a few new tax law items, according to a press release.Here are the tips:

Young found guilty in Santa Rosa prison case

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An Albuquerque jury late Friday found Robert Young guilty of felony murder and other charges in the 1999 death of Santa Rosa prison guard Ralph Garcia, according to a press release from the N.M Attorney General’s office. Sentencing is expected in the latter part of January, 2009, the release […]

TPD annouces non-emergency phone number, saturation patrols

By QCS Staff Police designate number for non-emergenciesThe non-emergency number for the Consolidated Dispatch Center is 461-2280, announced the Tucumcari Police Department in a press release this week. Callers are asked to use

State still investigating source of salmonella outbreak

By QCS Staff So far, 39 people from nine counties in New Mexico have been sick with a strain of salmonella called Salmonella Saintpaul, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Health. Several people have been hospitalized, and no one has died. Patients are from Bernalillo, Cibola, Curry, Dona Ana, McKinley, Otero, […]

Application filed for racino in Tucumari

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By QCS Staff It’s official. The application for a race track and casino has been filed with state agencies to obtain licenses for a racino in Tucumcari. Here is Coronado Partners’ press release on the filing of the application: Don Chalmers of Coronado Partners, LLC filed an application Friday with the New Mexico Racing Commission […]

Four miles of I-40 will be reduced to two lanes on Monday

By QCS Staff Traffic on I-40 near Montoya will be reduced to one lane each way, state officials said Friday in a press release. Beginning Monday, eastbound traffic on Interstate 40 near Montoya will be detoured to the westbound lanes, according to a press release from the state’s Department of Transportation District 4 and Fisher […]