Commissioner concerned about possible prairie chicken placement

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer An area county commissioner fears efforts to rejuvenate the declining lesser prairie chicken populations by the New Mexico Game and Fish authorities might effect wind turbine development for landowners. Bobby Casados, chair of the Harding County Commission, last month shared his concerns about the birds’ placement with the members […]

Freedom something to be shared among nations

by Leonard Lauriault I grew up during the Cold War – a period of tremendous international distrust and fear of eminent world war. Even in remote parts of the Amazonian jungle in eastern Peru, where I lived during my early childhood, we had a place to hide when the alarm was sounded that, “The Russians […]

Tucumcari trash rates climb higher

William Thompson In addition to paying higher water bills, Tucumcari residential and commercial customers will soon be paying higher rates for garbage pick-up and sewer service. City Manager Richard Primrose said it was unfortunate, but necessary to raise the rates in order for the city to balance its budget. “With the rate increases, the city […]