Fire on Tucumcari Mountain confined

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By QCS Staff A downed electric line caused a fire on Tucumcari Mountain today, fire officials said. The fire was confined to the southeast face of the mountain and did not reach the biscuit top, where there are several communications towers for cell and other communication providers, said Tucumcari Fire Chief Mike Cherry.

Teacher to add sculpture to exhibit

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QCS Staff The prestigious Santa Fe Museum of Fine Arts has an exhibition of bronze sculptures by the French artist Edgar Degas. Displayed with the Degas works are bronze pieces from New Mexico sculptors, including a piece from Tucumcari artist D’Jean Jawrunner. Jawrunner, an art instructor at Mesalands Community College, said the exhibition of her […]

Technology examined

TV Hagenah Middle school youths are discovering just how much weight a structure under a foot tall made of 1/8 inch balsa wood can hold and most are surprised that it can hold well over 200 pounds if it is built correctly. The two classes of technology education students at Tucumcari Middle School are discovering […]

Wind farm nearing completion

By Dave Gragg Construction on 204-megawatt wind farm between House and Fort Sumner should be finished by the first of July. Actual operation should begin three weeks after that. Crews are finished setting up almost half of the towers. Now that the foundations have been laid, a crane puts up the first two sections of […]