Pipleline denial cost thousands of U.S. jobs

By denying a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline last week, President Barack Obama may succeed in delaying until after November’s election the politically difficult decision of which loyal constituency to offend, big labor or environmental activists. What is more certain is that the political maneuvering to deny a permit for the controversial 1,600-mile pipeline […]

Weekend fires sweep county

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Russell Anglin A series of wildfires swept Quay County over the weekend, burning tens of thousands of acres and leaving Tucumcari without power for almost six hours Sunday. The biggest blaze, which occurred along the Curry and Quay County line, was actually four separate fires at one point, according to Forrest Fire Chief Ray Rush. […]

Tucumcari students among thousands on National Mall to attend inauguration

Chelle Delaney Fourteen Tucumcari students were on the National Mall Tuesday in Washington, D.C. for the inauguration. They braved Washington’s deep chill that hovered around 25 degrees and witnessed the inauguration of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first African American to hold the presidential office. “It was amazing,” Kristen […]