Press release: Rep. Lujan’s events canceled

Freedom New Mexico Rep. Ben Lujan’s visit to Tucumcari has been canceled due to inclement weather in Washington, D.C. The weather has canceledflights out of Washington, D.C. The event has not been rescheduled at this time.

Conchas Dam project receives funding

QCS Staff WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Jeff Bingaman and Tom Udall, D-N.M., report the Senate has approved legislation funding New Mexico’s two national laboratories and a variety of key water-related projects. The Senate’s version of the 2010 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill cleared the Senate on Wednesday night, according to a news release from both […]

Tucumcari, Logan to get water upgrade money

QCS staff WASHINGTON — Tucumcari and Logan will benefit from $27.6 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds released to help cover the costs of water and wastewater upgrades across New Mexico.The funding is coming through the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a news release from U.S. Sens. Tom Udall and Jeff Bingaman.According to […]

Press Release: Bingaman on the swine flu, troops in Iraq and public lands in Taos

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about legislation he has introduced to preserve public lands in Taos, the swine flue, troops in Iraq. To hear Bingaman’s remarks click here: http://bingaman.senate.gov/mediaasset/bingaman042709m.mp3

Tucumcari students going to Washington for inauguration

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Chelle Delaney Fourteen students from Tucumcari High School will be joining millions of others in Washington, D.C. to be nearby when president elect Barack Obama is sworn in Jan. 20 as the 44th president of the United States. It may not be the inauguration they wanted, however. Of the students interviewed recently, two of the […]

Judge’s order limiting CRP land riles farmers

By Freedom New Mexico WASHINGTON — Eastern New Mexico farmers may be out thousands of dollars after a federal judge issued a temporary injunction to halt cattle grazing on federally protected land on their property, according to a press release from Rep. Steve Pearce, R–N.M. U.S. District Judge John Coughenour granted a 10-day temporary restraining […]

Podcast: Sen. Jeff Bingaman talks to N.M. radio reporters

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today talked to New Mexico radio reporters about a variety of topics, including his decision to support Senator Obama for president. Click herefor the podcast. 00:00 – Bingaman talks about his decision to announce his support Senator Obama for president. 04:25 – Bingaman talks about the Senate Democratic Policy […]

Tucumcari native, author will be featured speaker at museum’s annual meeting

By Lnn Moncus For several years, local people have been invited to provide the program for the annual meeting of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute, and they have told us much about the history of this area. We have invited a native and graduate of Tucumcari High School to be this year’s speaker in April. Yes, […]

Tucumcari homicide suspect nabbed in Washington state

By Paula Horton: The Daily World What started as a traffic stop by Grays Harbor Sheriff’s deputies in Washington state may have ended up nabbing a New Mexico murder suspect who’s been on the lam for eight years, according to Undersheriff Rick Scott. When a man was stopped for DUI just after midnight on Oct. […]

9/28 Obituary

Rodney Raines Jr. Services: No services were held at his request. Rodney D. Raines Jr., 72, died on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005, in Kelseyville, Calif. He was born May 14, 1933, in California. He was a lifelong resident of California who served as a United States Marine during the Korean War and who worked for […]