Conchas set to offer special programs on Saturday

Special to QCS Conchas Lake State Park will be hosting three events on Saturday. Here’s the Saturday schedule: 7 p.m., Don’t Get Rattled by Rattlesnakes. Discover fascinating facts and find out how to co-exist with these not-so-scarry critters. Visitor Cetner. 8 p.m., Firefly Fling Catch fireflies and hear their story. Visitor Center 9 p.m., Reach […]

Glenrio Visitor Center closed temporarily

By Q The New Mexico Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that the Glenrio Rest Area & Visitor Information Center

E. coli found in drinking water at Glenrio visitor center

Chelle Delaney All water was turned off at 8 p.m. on Sunday

Mesalands museum gets visitor 100,000

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By QCS Staff The Mesalands Dinosaur Museum welcomed its 100,000 visitor on Nov. 3. Attendance at the museum has grown to about 15,000 annually since it opened, said Craig Currell, museum director. The 100,000 visitor was Matteo Wisthoff. Matteo was traveling with parents, Tammy Wisthoff and Jacob Vaughn, and his brothers and sisters. The family […]

Construction begins at Glenrio on new welcome center

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By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun Construction began last week on a new $7.4 million welcome center at Glenrio, about a half mile west of the New Mexico-Texas border on I-40. At a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, March 21, state transportation and tourism officials unveiled plans for a hacienda-style center which will include a theater, […]

Chamber of Commerce guide nears completion

William Thompson The Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce will begin sending out a new visitor guide soon that will highlight Tucumcari, Logan and San Jon restaurants, shops and motels. The 16-page color brochure will take the place of Tucumcari magazine which has been the main visitor guide since 2001. Kim Andrews, assistant to the director […]

Festivities set for Glenrio

William Thompson The New Mexico Department of Tourism will hold a day of festivities at the Glenrio Visitor Information Center off Interstate 40, exit 373, 42 miles east of Tucumcari on May 14. Representatives from area parks and businesses will be on hand with free brochures and information. Also free food such as chips and […]