Dumpsters potential fuel source

At a time when self-righteous environmental groups are trying to block solar power, and self-described green politicians are preventing “Not in my Backyard” wind power, our much maligned real power utilities continue to search for greener fuel options. It is not unusual that the bluster of the often government-subsidized non-profit ANTI’s impede progress through frivolous […]

Office lizard was a very good listener

On Monday, I arrived at the office and made a most disheartening discovery. Henry, a lizard who has been my friend at the office for the past five years, passed away. I first met Henry two months into my employment here at the paper. It was a very trying time for me, for I was […]

Nature of Nara Visa shooting uncertain

Freedom New Mexico Investigators are trying to determine if the shooting of a 32-year-old Nara Visa man was self-defense or homicide.

Holiday meals impede ideals

Russell Anglin As I stumbled around from place to place these last few days trying to shake off a Thanksgiving-induced food coma brought about by my cousin Jody Burrage and her signature “What is in these and why can’t I stop?” mashed potatoes, I realized the holidays are a terrible time for vegans. I’m not […]

Closing arguments expected Wednesday for Tucumcari man on trial for attempted murder

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QCSUN Staff Closing arguments and final jury instruction have been set for 8:30 a.m. Wednesday for a Tucumcari man accused of trying to kill his ex-girlfriend. Earl Moses Ingram, 31, will now have to wait two days to hear the jury’s verdict after being charged with multiple felonies, including the attempted murder of Amber Simpson, […]

Former Tucumcari officer accused of trying to smuggle illegal immigrant

A former Tucumcari police chief was arrested Friday and accused of trying to smuggle an illegal immigrant into the U.S.

Writing something can be simpler than typing it

By Lynn Moncus Although this woman from lma isn’t apt to become comfortable in what we call the “Computer Age,” I hope I can still enjoy the humor, especially when dealing with the sales people in the various computer companies. Last week, for instance, I was trying to order something from one of the well […]

Hard to stay current with gadgets

By Lynn Moncus Trying to keep up with almost anything in this computer age is impossible for some of us who should have been born at least a couple of centuries ago. No matter how hard we try, we can’t seem to understand how to use the various gadgets. In fact, many of us cannot […]

Sister seeks help for brother, shooting victim

Chelle Delaney Tina Molina, the sister of Russell King, 45, who was shot June 1 at the Red-wood Lodge, is seeking funds on King’s behalf for his medical expenses. King was paralyzed from the shooting, Molina said. “I am trying to get help to pay for medical expenses for when my brother is released from […]

Fill ‘er up causes hangups at the gas pump

By Lynn Moncus We visit frequently about the many gadgets with which we must cope and often point out that many were invented just to add further confusion to our lives. Of late, I have paid particular attention to the credit card machines that are placed primarily so they can attack those of us in […]