Xcel donates wind energy scholarship

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Special to QCS Mesalands Community College recently received $5,000 from Xcel energy for scholarships, for students pursuing a degree in wind energy technology at the North American Wind Research and Training Center. As the number one provider of wind energy in the United States, Xcel has made it a priority to invest in their communities […]

Hospital staffing top priority for new recruits

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Russell Anglin Lance Labine, Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital administrator, settled into his new position during his first day of work Monday.

New Logan superintendent: AYP priority

Thomas Garcia Maintaining the students’ achievements in Adequate Yearly Progress is one of the main goals of Logan Municipal School District’s new superintendent. “This school has a great record of meeting the AYP year-after-year,” superintendent Richard Hazen said. “That type of success is possible because of the dedicated faculty and outstanding students.” Hazen said he […]

Exit strategy for Afghanistan should be priority

Last month the Afghan war became America’s longest, surpassing the previous record of eight years and seven months set by the Vietnam War. In his Dec. 1, 2009, speech to the nation announcing the surge of troops into Afghanistan, President Obama promised, “But taken together, these additional American and international troops will allow us to […]

Roch overtakes Tucumcari native Craig Cosner

By Freedom New Mexico A Clovis native and former Texico school teacher, Republican Roch said he understands the issues that are important to Eastern New Mexico.He said he plans to make education his first priority with funding for rural schools. “The number of rural schools that we have, it’s just crucial that we get the […]

8/6 Regional Roundup

Highway 54 proposed as high priority Nearby U.S. Highway 54 has been designated as a High Priority Corridor in a bill approved by the House and Senate on July 29 — now it just needs the President’s signature, according to a release sent from the SPIRIT organization which has been working to improve the roadways. […]