Hydration key to battling heat

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Temperatures across eastern New Mexico hit triple digits this week — a good time to remind folks it’s important to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration, area physicians say. When people are being active they lose fluids by breathing and sweating, said Dr. Richard Gritzmacher, a physician at […]

06-20-09: Calendar

Saturday: 7 p.m., Triple Feature, Conchas Lake State Park, Don’t Get Rattled by Rattlesnakes. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 8 p.m., Firefly Fling. Conchas Lake State Park, catch fireflies and hear their story. Visitor Center. Call 575-868-2270.Saturday: 9 p.m., Come explore the heavens. Conchas Lake State Park. Discover constellations by laser light. Call 575-868-2270.Monday: 9 a.m., […]

The heat’s on: More above average temperatures expected

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By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Triple digit heat has Tucumcari residents feeling the burn. “In Tucumcari there has been eight days of triple digit heat in the past month,” said National Weather Service forecaster Jennifer Palucki. “The hottest of these days was on Monday with a recorded temperature of 106 degrees.” In July 1980, […]