Fishing report —

This fishing report is provided by the Department of Game and Fish. East-Central, including the Pecos River Coyote Creek — The flow is 1.5 cfs. No report. Pecos River — The flow is 34 cfs. The river is continues to fish well. The water is very clear, so go to long leaders, fine tippets and [...]

Canadian River Soil, Water Conservancy District announces contest winners

The following are the Tucumcari Elementary and Logan Elementary School winners of the Canadian River Soil and Water Conservancy District’s poster-drawing contest. This year’s theme was “Forests for People — More Than You Can Imagine.” Tucumcari Elementary Kindergarten 1– Makenzie Moore 2 – Diamond Harper 3 – Rebekah Herrington First Grade 1 – Jordon Young [...]

Fishing report — May 25

This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish and thefishphone.com, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Pecos River – Flows near Pecos is 82 cfs. The dry winter has resulted in some good May fishing. Normally we’d be in runoff right now, [...]

Fishing report — Feb. 16

The fishing report is compiled from reports by area wranglers. Coyote Creek – Flow is 5.7 cfs. The water is low and fishing is slow with no pressure. Pecos River – No read on flows near Pecos due to ice. The fishing is really slow above the town of Pecos. Better fishing down at Villanueva [...]

Game Commission to review progress on Mexican Wolf

By QCS Staff The state’s Game Commission will consider a recovery plan for two state-endangered rodents, hear status reports on the Mexican wolf reintroduction program and river otter restoration efforts, and open several regulations for prospective revisions during its meeting Friday in Santa Rosa, according to a press release. The meeting will be from 9 [...]

03-08-08: Calendar

Today: 7 p.m., Santa Cruz River Band performing Southwestern Folk Music, Tucumcari High School Auditorium, 1100 S. Seventh St. presented by the Quay Arts and Humanities Council. Tickets are $10 per person or two for $15.

Rattler wresters comeback with a first, second

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The Tucumcari Rattler wresting team finished second on Tuesday at the River Road Tournament at Amarillo, Texas. The Rattlers beat both River Road and Bushland with a score of 72-6 but lost to Boys Ranch by a score of 44-31. The Rattlers went into the tournament with a first place finish on Saturday at the [...]

10-27-2007; Commodities, museum trip, passport to Quay

Food commodities … Commodities are expected in November, said an official of the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, based in Clovis. The food bank serves nine counties by distributing the commodities released by the U.S. government through its TEFAP program, or The Emergency Food Assistance Program. Food items are delivered to the Food Bank [...]

Skier is again an Olympian

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By Chelle Delaney: QCS Staff Twelve-year-old Kathryn Bowen has qualified for the 2007 Rocky Mount Division of the Junior Olympics – for the second time. “There’s only been about three or four that have done that in the last 10 years,” said Bowen, who is a student at Tucumcari Middle School. On Sunday, Bowen will [...]

Ascending peak of bicentennial

by Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Uncovering the life of Zebulon Pike and similar dates that he shares with George Washington in February has led to further discoveries. This year is the celebration of the Pike Bicentennial, which is being promoted by The Santa Fe Trail Association. It’s also inspired a new edition of the [...]