Aug. 20, 2008 Fishing Report

Conchas LakeFishing was fair using jerk baits, top water lures, tubes, baby brush hogs and chigger craws for small-mouth bass and largemouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, grubs, spinners and top water lures for white bass. Fishing was good using liver, shrimp, hot dogs and night crawlers for catfish. Fishing for bluegill was [...]

Businessman making water offer

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico T. Boone Pickens, one of the country’s wealthiest and most well-known oil men, is selling something else in the ground

Aug. 16, 2008 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas Lake Fishing was fair using drop shot rigs, tubes, jerk baits and top water lures for a mix [...]

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 [...]

E. coli found in drinking water at Glenrio visitor center

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

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 [...]

Keep tabs on flare-ups caused by hot, dry, windy conditions

By Tom Dominguez Dry SpotsDry spots in the lawn can be caused by insufficient water, disease,

06-18-08 Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conchas LakeFishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was good again this past week for anglers using tubes, sweet [...]

05-28-08: Fishing Report

This fishing report has been generated from the best information available from officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, however, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Conhas LakeFishing for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass was good again this past week. Anglers did best using tubes, [...]

Plants, humans often have same growth requirements

By Leonard Lauriault Earth Day is celebrated this week, and each year, our elementary school celebrates this holiday at the Tucumcari Outdoor Classroom, just north of the school. Last year, I demonstrated some plant growth requirements and since man has similar needs, I converted the presentation into an article. First, for a seed to become [...]