City officials look to save cash

Russell Anglin Tucumcari officials discussed a number of cost-saving and revenue-generating measures at the Tucumcari City Commission’s regular Thursday meeting. City Clerk Christine Daugherty said the city was able to refinance bonds used to build the Tucumcari Convention Center. “Bobbye (Rose, city manager) worked with the New Mexico Financing Authority and found a lower interest […]

Tax free holiday for school supplies set Aug. 3-5

New Mexico residents will be able to take advantage of the 3rd annual tax holiday, Aug. 3-5, according to a press release from the state’s Taxation and Revenue Department. A family can save up to $42 in taxes if they spend $600 on school clothes and there are additional savings for computer purchases as well […]

College working to ready RFP for wind turbine

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun With more than $4 million secured from state and federal dollars, local college officials are now working to set up the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College, starting with a wind turbine. The planned purchase of a turbine must be put out bid. And […]

Clovis hospital cuts some positions

By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers A financial squeeze has spurred staff cuts and organizational changes at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, according to PRMC officials. Hospital officials said 40 clinical, non-clinical, support services and management positions will be cut effective Nov. 18. “Our revenues cannot sustain our current staff levels,” reads a statement released […]

City plans to annex Tucumcari Airport

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun On Aug. 1 the Tucumcari Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to discuss bringing the Tucumcari Municipal Airport facility within the city’s limits. Annexing the 1,100-acre aviation facility means the city will benefit from additional tax revenue and the property and facility will be protected, by law, by […]

Election – Paula J. Chacon

Name: Paula J. Chacon Age: 41 Profession: Office Manager/Consultant 1. What is it that makes Tucumcari uniquely Tucumcari? 1.”Tucumcari has a perfect climate for retirees with various recreations close to our great City, a great community college for education, and medical facilities that are also very beautiful. Tucumcari is a great community to raise children, […]