Local company under fire

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By Thomas Garcia Complaints of non-delivery and loss of money filed against a Tucumcari playground equipment company have been referred to the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office. The 130 complaints were originally filed with the Better Business Bureau against Dome Climber, which is owned and operated by Rodney Ward of Tucumcari. “The complaints were referred […]

Going global he hopes to attract playground set

Robert Ciolli In a small workshop at the old Zia school, Rodney Ward is working hard to perfect his geodesic dome structures. What started as a simple idea, has become a full-time enterprise. “We were the first company to come out with an all plastic jungle gym,” Ward said. “I’ve studied geodesic domes and plastics […]

9/28 Obituary

Rodney Raines Jr. Services: No services were held at his request. Rodney D. Raines Jr., 72, died on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, in Kelseyville, Calif. He was born May 14, 1933, in California. He was a lifelong resident of California who served as a United States Marine during the Korean War and who worked for […]