Teens spread message by ‘sticker shock’


By QCS Staff Student volunteers in the “Sticker Shock” project stuck warning stickers on multipacks of alcoholic beverages that it’s a criminal offense to sell alcohol to minors. They are members of the Quay County Substance Abuse Committee, Quay County DWI. On each of the packages was a neon pink or yellow sticker that reads: […]

Clovis man dives into business

by Kevin Wilson When you sell a product that has no particular use within a 100-mile radius, it helps when your customers are your friends. That’s the key to business for Jeremy Kitzhaber, who has taken a love for scuba diving and some extra space in his house and turned it into Clovis SCUBA. Kitzhaber, […]

Cowboy boots make the sale

By Baxter Black: QCS columnist These are the boots of a salesman, specifically an ag sales rep. And they’ve taken me a million miles sellin’ to people who feed the world. Which makes me part of somethin’ good, somethin’ bigger than myself. Everybody’s good at somethin’; farmers, vets, cowboys, dairymen — and me. I can […]

Second-hand store survives on Route 66


By William Thompson It’s called Uncle Sam’s Wild West Trading Post, and it owes it’s “wildness” to owner Steven Benavidez. Benavidez has operated the second-hand store seven days a week at the corner of South Seventh Street and West Route 66 Boulevard for the past four months. He said he’s trying to create more than […]