Agency rules retaliation claim has merit

Russell Anglin The state human rights bureau determined a Tucumcari special education teacher’s retaliation complaint has merit. The bureau issued a determination of probable cause March 31 stating Linda Lambert has sufficient evidence to claim school district officials retaliated against her for complaining of sexual harassment by former school principal David Castillo. Lambert claims she […]

District judge protects rights by blocking law

I n Mexico they call it “la ley del odio” — the law of hate. Indeed, President Felipe Calderon had publicly condemned the act and Mexican border governors had said they would boycott a planned conference before it was moved from Arizona to New Mexico. To many people, Arizona’s anti-immigration law that went into effect […]

Arch Hurley crafting water rights protection

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Right vs. right calls for tough choices

Two newspapers in Seattle were asked by the FBI to publish a photograph of two men “so that the public might help in identifying them.” “These men have been seen aboard Washington State Ferries … and have exhibited unusual behavior, which was reported by passengers,” conceding that the behavior might have been harmless, the FBI […]

Arch Hurley auctions off water rights

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By Chelle Delaney In a friendly bidding fray that saw bids topped by as little as $1 and as much as $100, the Arch Hurley Conservancy District sold off about 40 acres in water rights Tuesday. The action was approved by the district’s board after owners defaulted on their payments. Nine lots of about 5 […]

District looks to change up water’s flow

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Management and documentation of water flow through the canals and lateral waterways of the Arch Hurley Conservancy District are key to achieving more efficiencies in the delivery of water for crop irrigation, said district board members at their meeting on Tuesday morning. In fact, the board scheduled a workshop […]

Arch Hurley Distict names five finalists

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The Arch Hurley Conservancy Board of Directors will be interviewing candidates for its general manager on Thursday, the board said at its meeting on Tuesday night. To be interviewed are: • William Conrad of Logan • Mike Delano of Roy • Ralph Lopez of Tucumcari • Franklin McCasland, former […]

We’ve all got a responsibility to the Constitution

By Lynn Moncus This week, we have been hearing and reading much about the Constitution and how very fortunate we are to have such a document. Many of us can recall memorizing the “Preamble” and the “Bill of Rights,” plus studying the entire document in our public schools and later in college. We can but […]

Publicity of any kind for animal rights group

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist The animal rights group PETA has based its advertising on outrageous things. They attract the media attention posing as a news item, and thus spend very little on advertising. Past examples include comparing serial killer/cannibal Jeffery Dahmer to slaughtering pigs, equating butchering chickens to the Jewish holocaust and parading nude […]

R.C. Hoiles’ legacy continues

We are privileged to walk in the editorial footsteps of one of America’s remarkable journalists, Raymond Cyrus Hoiles, who was born on Nov. 24, 1878 and founded Freedom Communications Inc.. The descendants of R.C., as everybody called him, still own our Irvine, California-based parent company, and maintain his legacy of fiercely defending human liberty. The […]