Pecan show winners

The following are the results from the Pecan Show. The Champion and reserve will go on to the Western Pecan show early next year in Las Cruces.Variety: Western Schley1st Dennis Currell – 64.2% edible kernal Champion of Show2nd Ray Bates – 57.14 % edible kernal3rd Lem Chesher – 58.3 % edible kernal4th Doyle Frasier – […]

Logan man injured at Ute Lake State Park

By QCS Staff A New Mexico State Parks worker was injured Friday afternoon in Logan while working on a nature trail at Ute Lake State Park, a Parks official said. Rex Stahl was operating a small front end skid loader on a nature trail at 3:55 p.m. when it went off the trail, said Dannie […]

Ute Lake State Park to host first Prairie Days Festival

Dubbed the short grass and tall tales festival, the inaugural Ute Lake Prairie Days Festival will be on July 19-20 at Ute Lake State park.“This event will highlight the rich cultural and natural history of the eastern plains of New Mexico,” said Park Superintendent Rodney Paris in a press release.The festival was launched to foster […]

City and Ute Lake Ranch need to draw up new water agreement

Chelle Delaney A 2005 lease agreement for water between the city of Tucumcari and the developers of the Ute Lake Ranch is not recognized by state’s Interstate Stream Commission, said city manager John Sutherland at Thursday’s city commission meeting. Thus, the city and ULR will have to meet and make another agreement, Sutherland said. In […]

07-05-08: Calendar

Today: 10 a.m., Parade and craft fair, downtown Logan.Today: 4 p.m., Free Bean Feed, Ute Lake State Park, Logan.Today: Dark, Fireworks Display, Windy Point, Ute Lake State Park, Logan.Today: Dark, Fireworks Display, North Side Dock Marina, Conchas Lake.Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. […]

Ute Water Project passes House

By Gabriel Monte A bill authorizing federal funding for the Ute Water Project has passed what area officials call a major milestone. The House voted 301-124 Thursday to pass the bill authorizing the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to spend $327 million on a project that would pipe water from the Ute Lake Reservoir to eight […]

Ute pipeline passes committee

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Friends of Ute Lake plan outdoor holiday concert

By QCS Staff Two enterinment headliners will be the guest performers at the first annual “Stars on tthe Water 08,” concert on May 24. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of Ute Lake State Park, said one of the organizers, Kathy Leal of Logan. Country artist Stephen Cochran is the featured peformer.

City prepping for Ute Lake water allocation

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun The city of Tucumcari is making preparations and bankrolling funds to receive its allocation of water from Ute Lake. At Thursday night’s city commission meeting, city manager John Sutherland reported that the city had almost $900,000 set aside from gross receipt taxes earmarked

Water authority to discuss funding for Ute Water Project

By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS — Ute Water Project Manager Scott Verhines said the region’s water authority will discuss establishing a revenue stream in its next meeting to relieve the city of Clovis of the burden to provide collateral for any loan it receives on behalf of the Ute Water Project.As the financial […]