Press release: Roch bill gives tax break to retired military

Military retirees in living in New Mexico may see their state income tax burden reduced under a bill introduced this week in the State House by Representative Dennis Roch (R-Texico). House Bill 162 proposes to exempt twenty-five percent of a retiree’s military pension income from the state’s personal income tax, with that percentage increasing to [...]

Officials celebrate completion of facility

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Thomas Garcia More than 25 residents, city staff and congressional representative attended Monday’s ribbon cutting at the new wastewater treatment plant in Tucumcari. “There were 160 jobs created with the construction of this plant,” said Terry Brunner, state director for U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The $9.1 million plant was built with money provided [...]

Press release: Former Quay County resident now Arizona State Senator

Representative Steve Yarbrough, currently Speaker Pro Tempore of the Arizona House, has deep Quay County roots.

Primary election results

County Commissioner District 3 Republican •

Water permit delays cause for concern

By QCS Staff A representative of the Tucumcari Feedyard expressed frustration at the city’s slow pace to get a permit for gray water that could be used for livestock at Thursday night’s City Commission meeting. Rancher Jack Smith said he had been working with the state’s Environment Department to get the necessary permits for the [...]

Cosner leads Democratic primary in Quay County

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By QCS Staff Native son Craig Cosner, took Quay County’s Democratic primary votes to run for State Representative District 67. Cosner had 825 votes compared to Van Robertson who had 334 votes. In his first political race, Cosner said it was humbling to be a candidate. Waiting to hear the voter results in Quay County, [...]

Nara Visa returns in

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By QCS Staff The first votes in Quay County, from Nara Visa, have been tallied. They were in before voting ended at 7 p.m. today in the rest of the county because of the time zone difference in the eastern part of the county. In Nara Visa, about half of all the eligble voters cast [...]

Canvassed Quay County Vote Totals

QCS Staff The Quay County Commission canvassed the votes for Tuesday’s county primary races. The following votes were cast in the election. Democrat U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman 1,171 U.S. Representative Tom Udall 1,141 Governor Bill Richardson 1,076 Anselmo A. Chavez* 0 Secretary of State Shirley Hooper 474 Stephanie Gonzales 321 Mary Herrera 298 Lititia Montoya [...]

Quay County unofficial vote totals

Quay County Unofficial Vote Totals Official totals will be available Friday after canvassing. Democrat (1,614 voters) U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman 1,171 U.S. Representative Tom Udall 1,141 Governor Bill Richardson 1,076 Anselmo A. Chavez* 0 Secretary of State Shirley Hooper 474 Stephanie Gonzales 321 Mary Herrera 298 Lititia Montoya 150 Lt. Governor Diane Denish 1,094 State [...]

7/16 Udall Brief

Tucumcari residents who have something to say to U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., can do so through one of his staff members from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Tucumcari City Hall, according to a release from the representative’s office. Udall aide Peter Wells will be available to meet with area residents and anyone wishing [...]