Proposal calls for Lopez to be a consultant

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An agreement for New Mexico State Police Cpt. Daniel Lopez to serve as the city’s police consultant – as an unpaid volunteer for three months – is to be considered at a special meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission Thursday. The agreement is an attempt to work around the […]

Proposed code revisions up for review

Citizens will have a chance to to give their input on proposed code changes at a joint work session between the Tucumcari City Commission, the Tucumcari Planning Commission and Consensus Planning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at City Hall. The work session will be to review the updates and modifications of existing codes. All citizens […]

Quay County pioneering woman honored with marker

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The members of the Cultural Properties Review Committee met Friday and approved a state Historical Marker honoring Yetta Kohn that will be placed in Quay County. Kohn’s granddaughter is Yetta Bidegain of Tucumcari. “It’s an honor for her to be considered for the marker,” said Bidegain. “I live a […]

Where are the books going, gone?

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Book Review sections and book reviews themselves are fading at such newspapers as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and San Diego Union-Tribune. The Wall Street Journal published a story about the trend, attributing it to the lack of book advertising. There have […]

City to review applications for city manager

By Quay County Sun staff City Commissioners to review applicants Tucumcari City commissioners are to have met at 9 a.m. today in a closed executive session in the City Police Training Room, 214 E. Center Street. Commissioners were to review applications for the position of city manager. The current city manager, Richard Primrose, has resigned […]

Appeals Court rules in favor of Tucumcari Landfill

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Court of Appeals has upheld the Environment Department’s permit for the City of Tucumcari to proceed with its plan for a new landfill north of town. The Pickett Ranch, a neighbor of the landfill, had contested the permit. A woman who answered the phone at the […]

March 11, 2006 Notable Notes

Route 66 Celebration committee to meet The Route 66 Celebration committee will have its next meeting at noon Monday at the Chamber office. Anyone interested in volunteering to help plan, organize and set up the activities is welcome. This year’s celebration will be July 6-9. Anyone interested in being a food vendor or vendor at […]

Tucumcari gets permit for new landfill

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun The New Mexico Environment Department has approved a permit for the city of Tucumcari to construct and operate a landfill about three miles northeast of town. Tucumcari’s finance director, Marty Garcia, said he expects the new landfill to be operational sometime this fall. “We put a lot of effort […]

Community Briefs 2-9-05

Weatherization program seeks applications The Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico is currently accepting applications for their weatherization program in this area. The program is for low-income, elderly and disabled residents. The weatherization program is for minor repairs to help the client conserve energy. Interested parties may request an application by writing the Community […]

community briefs

QCS Staff Free school lunches continue for now Tucumcari schools announced recently that all students will continue on Provision II “Free” Lunch status until after a school board meeting on Feb. 21. At that time, a final determination will be made for the remainder of the school year. Board members attend training Local school board […]