Press release: Person of interest sought in double homicide

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Tucumcari – Through the course of the investigation, New Mexico State Police have identified Muziwokuthula (Muzie) Madonda as a person of interest. Madonda was last seen in a 1996 Chevrolet Astro Van with Illinois license plate H188855. If you have any information as to the whereabouts of Mr. Madonda or the vehicle in question, you [...]

Press release: Tucumcari deaths ruled homicide

Tucumcari – Gabriel Baca, 37 and Bobby Gonzales, 57 both of Tucumcari, NM were found dead in an Eastern New Mexico motel. State Police were called in yesterday evening to take over a scene that ultimately turned into a homicide investigation.

Press release: $46 million for low income communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) today announced that Finance New Mexico will receive $46 million to support job creation and investments from the private-sector in economically distressed communities across the state. The $46 million comes through the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial [...]

State police make marijuana bust

QCSun staff New Mexico State Police seized 89 pounds of marijuana Feb. 11 at the Flying J truck stop in Tucumcari, according to a state police press release. Chavarria conducted a

Press Release: Gov. Martinez orders state offices closed Friday, Feb. 4.

SANTA FE – This evening, Governor Susana Martinez continued to work closely with leaders across the state to provide emergency assistance to New Mexicans impacted by interruptions in natural gas and power services caused by record low temperatures. To hasten the supply recovery, Governor Martinez ordered state operations not providing critical services to close tomorrow [...]

Press release: Dan C. Trigg installs digital mammography unit

Brad Treptow TUCUMCARI, NM – Dr. Dan C. Trigg Memorial Hospital installed a digital mammography unit in the Radiology Department earlier this month.

Press release: State of the state text

SANTA FE – The following is the text of the State of the State Address delivered by Governor Susana Martinez from the chamber of the New Mexico House of Representatives on January 18, 2011.

Press release: NMSU to host hay, forage conference

Audry Olmstead Alfalfa is New Mexico’s No. 1 cash crop and the annual Southwest Hay & Forage Conference allows producers to come together to learn more about how to better manage this valuable commodity. Highlights at this year’s conference, Jan. 13-14 in Ruidoso, include pest control, resource-use efficiency and maximization of inputs.

Press release: Domestic dispute turns fatal in Tucumcari

NM State police Tucumcari — Officers responding to a Domestic Dispute incident turned deadly after Daniel Gonzales, 56, of Tucumcari prompted the use of deadly force.

Press release: Mesalands clinches championship in Arizona

Mesalands Community College’s rodeo team recently competed at Dine’s College in Tsaile, Ariz., where the men’s team brought home a championship title and finished in second place.