Friend’s snow stories give perspective

I looked at my schedule for the first week in December: Jamestown, N.D., Denver, Colo., Laramie, Wyo. and Springfield, Ohio. I asked my secretary why she couldn’t book me in Victoria, Texas, or San Diego, Calif., in the winter? She reminded me she had booked me in Miami last winter. “Yea,” I said, “Miami, Manitoba!” […]

Region expecting 1-3 inches of snow

Freedom New Mexico Eastern New Mexico can expect 1 to 3 inches of snow by Monday evening, the National Weather Service is reporting.

I-40 re-opened, U.S. Highway 54 remains closed

QCS Staff I-40 eastbound and west bound have been reopened along with U.S. 54 to the Texas state line.

Blizzard-like conditions expected for area

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Thomas Garcia An arctic cold front has moved into Quay County this morning, turning the much needed rain into snow, and is expected to produce blizzard-like conditions, according to the National Weather Service in Albuquerque. The key ingredient to starting this winter storm system is the cold front, which forecasts show will pass directly through […]

Additional snow fall expected across the Quay County

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Thomas Garcia The Winter storm system covering Quay County will drop an additional 2-4 inches over the next seven hours, according to the National Weather Service, Albuquerque. “Forecast show snow will continue to fall in Quay County tapering off around 6 p.m.,” said Deirdre Kann, NWS meteorologist. Kann said the north eastern winds will continue […]

Snow expected tonight, Monday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Curry, Quay and Roosevelt counties until 11 a.m. Tuesday.

Glenna Rierson shovels snow

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Snowstorm paying off for local businesses

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Two weeks of winter storms and more than 20 inches of snow are paying off for at least some local businesses. Manager Robert Benavidez at Burns Hardware Do it Center said his store got a truckload of new snow shovels, sand and ice melt on Jan. 31 and sold […]

Being snowed it causes plenty of enjoyable time

By Lynn Moncus How many of us didn’t believe the weather reports last week when the forecasters told us we were going to have a snowstorm? We just thought we were kidding each other when we said we might not be together again until spring. Although we have certainly had deeper drifts in the past, […]

Police: Man tried hiding dope after crashing on I-40

An El Paso, Texas man was charged with felony drug distribution Friday after New Mexico State Police say he tried to stash more than 200 pounds of marijuana under an overpass on Interstate 40 near Tucumcari. State police said Henry Alan Lowe, 40, lost control of his car and slammed into a snow-covered shoulder on […]