Fathers deserve recognition

Russell Anglin The temperature gauge in my car started fluctuating like a presidential candidate’s professed policies once again. Oh no, I thought. I had just filled up my coolant tank in Tucumcari, and I made it all the way to San Jon before I started hitting the H on my dash. Time to pull over. […]

Tucumcari temperature hits near-record low

Russell Anglin The New Mexico State University Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari recorded a 14-below-zero low temperature Wednesday night, according to Administrative Assistant Patricia Cooksey. Cooksey said this is the coldest temperature the area has experienced since Jan. 13, 1963, when Tucumcari was hit with a record low temperature of minus 22. Before that, the […]

Fishing report — April 21

The fishing report from New Mexico Wildlife Department is generated by officers and anglers. Area lake reports: Clayton Lake: Trout are reported as fair with power bait, corn or worms. Walleye are fair using jigs, night crawlers or minnows. No reports on other species. Conchas Lake: The lake level is rising and the water temperature […]

Precipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]

Percipitation situation

Precipitation situation… The New Mexico State University Agricultural and Science Center at Tucumcari released earlier this week its year end report for precipitation and snowfall. • Total precipitation for 2006: 23.44 inches Normal for year: 15.66 inches • Total Snow for 2006: 13 inches Total winter snow: 11.5 inches Total snow December 2006: 9 inches […]