Green jobs only produce fiscal black hole

Freedom New Mexico The faddish obsession with “green jobs” is being revealed as a massive waste of taxpayer money. Pipe dreams eventually are revealed for what they are — unrealistic, wishful thinking. It didn’t take long for Spain’s touted green-job revolution to be revealed as a financial disaster, siphoning taxpayer subsidies and destroying 2.2 real […]

Gardening results worth effort

Lynn Moncus For those of us who enjoy fresh produce, this is a special time of the year. This is the season during which we savor the real tastes of fresh fruits and vegetables, knowing we won’t have that opportunity again for another year unless whe know where a few greenhouses are located. Of course, […]

From beans to squash: Tips to harvesting fall produce

By Tom Dominguez, Quay County Extension After gardeners have worked hard and long to grow fresh produce, many are often robbed of their potential goodness because of improper, ill-timed harvesting. To avoid the occurrence of that unfortunate situation again, I have listed a number of the most popular garden vegetables and the harvest procedure for […]

Severe thunderstorm warning for East Central New Mexico

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By QCS Staff A severe thunderstorm warning for East Central New Mexico has been issued by the National Weather Service. The severe thunderstorm will be near or south Newkirk in Guadalupe County, bordering Quay County about 3:50 p.m., the NWS said. Severe storms produce damaging winds and large hail. The NWS said move indoors and […]

Farmers’ market offers more than freshness

By Ryn Gargulinski: Quay County Sun Tucumcari Farmers’ Market Manager Bobbie DeFoor said it’s her apple butter that drives folks wild — although she admits the fresh tomatoes may be equally compelling. And those are just two of the items usually available at the annual market held on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. until […]

Farmers’ market starting strong

TV Hagenah The Tucumcari Farmers’ Market has found its new home at Wailes Park to its liking said the head of the area farmers’ market organization, Joye Clumbine. “Everything went really well,” said Clumbine about the first day of what is to be a twice-a-week event that will run though the end of harvest. “We […]