Ruling puts end to states’ reach for power

Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a sensible ruling concerning the regulation of pollution and the supposed threat of global warming. The ruling directly affects eight states that sued four electric power companies, the main one being American Electric Power Co. of Ohio, for causing global warming. The court’s summary of Monday’s [...]

Local DAR chapter hands out flags

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By Glenda Reid The Tucumcari Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has a program where they give out new United States Flags for torn or faded flags. The Tucumcari Chapter members drive around town and jot down places that fly the United States flag and see if that flag needs replacing. Then the [...]

Americans should trust in God

Leonard Lauriault The Unites States of America was founded upon Christian principles, not just any religious principles. While this doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t respect the right of anyone to practice their own religious beliefs in a reasonable way, history tells us that once the continent was discovered by Europeans, many others came over to [...]

Road condition websites

The following are websites for checking road conditions across New Mexico and adjoining states: http://www.nmroads.com/ http://nmshtd.state.nm.us/main.asp?secid=15536

Area meteorologists expect milder conditions this winter

QCSun Staff The upcoming winter weather in Quay County should be warmer, milder and drier than last winter’s, a National Weather Service meteorologist said. Kerry Jones, meteorologist with the NWS Albuquerque area office, said this winter marks a transition from El Nino to La Nina weather patterns in the United States. “(La Nina) is when [...]

Healthy living matter of choice

Tom Morris The United States Department of Agriculture identifies five food groups: fruits, vegetables, grains, meats and legumes, and milk. The following information will guide you to making more healthy choices when consuming foods from these five food groups:

Children at risk for obesity

Tom Morris Current research indicates that over 20 percent of all children in the United States have two or more risk factors for coronary artery disease. Two or more risk factors place a child at a “moderate” risk level for future coronary artery disease. One of the most common risk factors in children is obesity. [...]

Dome-maker garners complaints

Thomas Garcia At least 85 complaints have been filed with Better Business Bureau offices in two states against a Tucumcari playground equipment manufacturer. The complaints are filed with the Better Business Bureau of New Mexico and Southwestern Colorado against Dome Climber, owned and operated by Rodney Ward of Tucumcari.

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country [...]

Quay County election results

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By QCS Staff Quay County provisional election results.Canvassing of the votes will be at 9 a.m. at the Quay County Commission meeting in the Quay County Court House. President and Vice President ofThe United States Barack Obama and Joe Biden Democratic Party11 Precinct No. 110 Precinct No. 244 Precinct No. 37 Precinct No. 498 Precinct [...]