Press Release: Bingaman on the swine flu, troops in Iraq and public lands in Taos

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about legislation he has introduced to preserve public lands in Taos, the swine flue, troops in Iraq. To hear Bingaman’s remarks click here: http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman042709m.mp3

Local artist’s work to be exhibited in Taos

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Special to the QCS Work by local artist Dejean Jawrunner will be on exhibit at the Harwood Museum of Art/Millicent Rogers Museum in Taos Sept 28 to Dec. 30. Over 500 New Mexico women artists submitted their work for this biennial juried exhibition and 98 were accepted. Jawrunner said she is honored and excited to […]

Quay County football teams ready for Friday

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By QCS Staff Three Quay County football teams are set for gridiron action on Friday. They are: • The 1A San Jon Coyotes will kick off their 6-man football season at 4 p.m. against the 1A Vaughn Eagles in San Jon. • The 2A Tucumcari Rattlers will host a scrimmage game at 5 p.m. against […]

Rattlers show off gridiron skills at Purple and Gold scrimmage

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun About 50 fans turned out Friday afternoon for the Rattlers annual Purple and Gold scrimmage. For many of the Rattlers this scrimmage is a long running tradition but for some it was new and exciting first. “This is a great new experience for me,” said sophomore Cedar Bomar of […]

Rattlers get tested at Taos

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Rattlers found themselves pulling double duty at a scrimmage in Taos Friday night. The Rattlers JV and varsity teams were scheduled to play just Taos but Raton joined the scrimmage when its team didn’t have a preseason scrimmage scheduled, said head coach Dub Smith. In their second scrimmage […]

Local artists paint gourds

TV Hagenah Three area artist traveled to Taos yesterday to submit gourds they had painted for a special benefit art show of nothing but painted gourds called, “Out of your gourd”. The three, Sharon and Doug Quarles and Tom Windem, have spent much of the last week on their small canvases – preparing the surfaces, […]

Man walking to Canada

William Thompson Gus Foster, 62, arrived in Tucumcari Thursday after walking from Ciudad Juarez, just across the international border with Mexico. Foster is on his way to Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario, Canada. “I deliberately chose the most diagonal route from the Texas-Mexico border to Canada,” said Foster. “I’m originally from Wisconsin, so I thought […]

Local named Taos coach

Rick Apodaca made sure his step up to a varsity coach was a big one. Apodaca, an assistant coach for the Portales boys basketball team for six seasons and a graduate of Tucumcari High School, on Thursday accepted the head coaching position at Class 4A Taos High School. “For me to go into a situation […]