Press Release: State confirms third human plague case from Santa Fe County

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed today a third case of bubonic plague in Santa Fe County so far this year. A 56-year-old man was hospitalized and is back home recovering. The Department of Health is conducting an environmental investigation at the man’s residence to determine if there is any ongoing […]

Press Release: Pat Lyons announces run for N.M. Public Regulation Commission

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SANTA FE – Patrick Lyons, who made history by being the only Republican elected Commissioner of Public Lands for two consecutive terms, today announced his candidacy for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) District 2.

Press Release: BLM seeks comments on proposed SunZia Southwest Transmission Project

SANTA FE – The Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to help identify issues involved in a proposal to construct a high-voltage 500 kilovolt (kV) power transmission line (or two parallel lines) across southern New Mexico and Arizona. The BLM has initiated a public scoping process to gather information about the proposal and […]

Press release: New Mexico has two more ‘probable’ swine flu cases

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health reported today that it is sending two more probable cases of swine flu to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmatory testing. The new samples are from a 14-year-old female and 15-year-old male both from Socorro County. The Department of Health previously reported […]

State Tournament Update

Go to varsitynow.com for game stories and photos BoysCLASS 5AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayLa Cueva 70, Eldorado 63Highland 63, Las Cruces 56ChampionshipSaturdayLa Cueva vs. Highland, 8:30 p.m. CLASS 4AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsThursdayArtesia 58, Espnola Valley 56, 3 OTRoswell 69, Deming 64ChampionshipSaturdayArtesia vs. Roswell, 4:30 p.m. CLASS 3AAt The Pit, AlbuquerqueSemifinalsFridayHope Christian 64, Sandia Prep 60St. Michael’s […]

Quay County hosts lunch in Santa Fe for agency heads

Special to the Quay County Sun Tucumcari and Quay County officials and civic leaders were in Santa Fe last week for the annual “Quay Day Legislative Luncheon,” hosted by

Freshman lawmaker new to the game

By Jenna DeWitt Tucumcari Assistant Superintendent Dennis Roch is a freshman lawmaker taking his seat Tuesday in Santa Fe.

Letters to Santa

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By QCS Staff It’s a high-tech world and Santa’s workshop is no different. He and his elves have apparently had to learn a whole new vocabulary that includes microchips and SIM cards to please today’s kids. And Tucumcari’s youth are no exception. Kids still ask for baseball gloves, baby dolls and bicycles, but today’s first […]

Holiday mailings, pageants sparkle in Tucumcari

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By QCS Staff The Tucumcari Post Office has put out a special mailbox for children wanting to get their letters to Santa at the North Pole. Tucumcari Postmaster Robert Roark said he had the old-fashioned box for several years and wanted to put in on display for children at Chirstimas. Enter local artist Connie Falls, […]

Young found guilty in Santa Rosa prison case

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun An Albuquerque jury late Friday found Robert Young guilty of felony murder and other charges in the 1999 death of Santa Rosa prison guard Ralph Garcia, according to a press release from the N.M Attorney General’s office. Sentencing is expected in the latter part of January, 2009, the release […]